Last Build Date: Tue, 28 Mar 2017 09:52:00 -0400Copyright: Copyright 2017 NPR - For Personal Use Only
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 09:52:00 -0400"The Trump Administration is pushing an unrealistic and mean spirited executive order," New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 05:01:00 -0400The number of H-2B visas available to foreigners seeking work in the U.S. is down from last year. A Maine hotel owner is among those worried about finding enough workers to stay open over the summer.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 04:09:00 -0400The Trump administration aims to roll back the Clean Power Plan, which limits emissions from power plants, lift the moratorium on federal coal leases and change the "social cost of carbon" policy.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:42:00 -0400A viral image last week claimed 14 girls of color went missing in 24 hours in D.C. — though police say that's untrue. But the facts are startling, with very real consequences.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:42:00 -0400The Justice Department's order to withhold $4.1 billion in federal grants over immigration enforcement could affect major cities including New York, Chicago, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:38:00 -0400Joshua Holt, a Mormon, was on his honeymoon in Venezuela last year when he was arrested in an anti-gang operation. He's been in jail since. The U.S. has called for his release on humanitarian grounds.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 13:55:00 -0400A privately funded program provides higher education to about 300 students in New York state prisons. Graduates are less likely to get in legal trouble after prison but getting hired is a challenge.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 11:29:00 -0400As we cover conflicts of interest in the Trump administration, a question frequently arises: What parts of the government have the power to hold the president and his appointees accountable on ethics?
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 05:06:00 -0400"I think people are afraid to put their name on a lawsuit against the president," Jeffrey Lovitky says. "There is a sense that Donald Trump can be very difficult on people who oppose him."
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 18:26:20 -0400California put itself on a collision course with the Trump Administration as the state's clean air agency moved forward with stricter emissions requirements for trucks and cars.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 18:26:00 -0400The Senate overturned Obama-era internet privacy rules. Electronic Frontier Foundation's Jeremy Gillula says the measure would make it easier for companies to share online activity without permission.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 08:14:44 -0400NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with San Bernardino County District Attorney Michael Ramos about his push to allow law enforcement to gain access to data on individuals' smartphones.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 17:56:44 -0400House Republicans have backed away from the American Health Care Act. Mary Agnes Carey, senior correspondent at Kaiser Health News, breaks down what this means for the current health care law
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 17:56:00 -0400Ken Davis's book, "The Brain Defense," looks at the murder trial of Herbert Weinstein, in which lawyers argued that Weinstein was not guilty of killing his wife, because he had a brain tumor.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 17:56:00 -0400Political analyst Ken Rudin, Jennifer Rubin of the Washington Post's Right Turn Blog, and NPR political editor Domenico Montanaro discuss the newsy week.