• How Trump Went From 'Tough On Crime' To 'Second Chance' For Felons By NPR   -   Dec 17, 2018

    HOW TRUMP WENT FROM 'TOUGH ON CRIME' TO 'SECOND CHANCE' FOR FELONS

    President Trump's support for legislation that would reduce sentences for drug offenses stands in stark contrast to some of his calls...

  • By NPR   -   Dec 17, 2018

    NEWS BRIEF: TRUMP'S PERSONNEL CHANGES, OBAMACARE, WEINSTEIN CASE

    The White House makes more personnel moves as a government shutdown looms. A federal judge's ruling threatens Obamacare. The latest...

  • By NPR   -   Dec 17, 2018

    LAWMAKERS HAVE UNTIL FRIDAY TO AVOID A GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

    David Greene talks to GOP analyst Scott Jennings, former special assistant to President George W. Bush, about what the week looks like...

    Republicans
  • U.S., Canadian Executives Privately 'Spooked' About Traveling To China By NPR   -   Dec 17, 2018

    U.S., CANADIAN EXECUTIVES PRIVATELY 'SPOOKED' ABOUT TRAVELING TO CHINA

    The arrest of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou, followed by China's detention of two Canadians, escalated trade and security tensions...

    Travel, U.S.
  • Evangelical Writer Kisses An Old Idea Goodbye By NPR   -   Dec 17, 2018

    EVANGELICAL WRITER KISSES AN OLD IDEA GOODBYE

    Joshua Harris wrote I Killed Dating Goodbye when he was 21 years old. It became the bible of the evangelical purity movement, which...

  • How Trump Went From 'Tough On Crime' To 'Second Chance' For Felons By NPR   -   Dec 17, 2018

    HOW TRUMP WENT FROM 'TOUGH ON CRIME' TO 'SECOND CHANCE' FOR FELONS

    President Trump's support for legislation that would reduce sentences for drug offenses stands in stark contrast to some of his calls...

  • Medical Detectives: The Last Hope For Families Coping With Rare Diseases By NPR   -   Dec 17, 2018

    MEDICAL DETECTIVES: THE LAST HOPE FOR FAMILIES COPING WITH RARE DISEASES

    When Nikki and Danny Miller's two young sons developed strange symptoms, they began searching for a diagnosis. Their odyssey ended...

  • A Nun In India Accuses A Bishop Of Rape, And Divides The Country's Christians By NPR   -   Dec 17, 2018

    A NUN IN INDIA ACCUSES A BISHOP OF RAPE, AND DIVIDES THE COUNTRY'S CHRISTIANS

    A Roman Catholic nun says a bishop raped her multiple times between 2014 and 2016. The bishop denies wrongdoing and is out on bail....

  • Teen Vaping Soared In 2018 By NPR   -   Dec 17, 2018

    TEEN VAPING SOARED IN 2018

    A dramatic increase in vaping among high school students is the largest yearly change ever seen in a long-running survey tracking substance...

    Running
  • New Job Hope For Adults In Drug And Alcohol Recovery By NPR   -   Dec 17, 2018

    NEW JOB HOPE FOR ADULTS IN DRUG AND ALCOHOL RECOVERY

    Many in recovery go long periods without work, and face stigma against addiction. A new hiring site, just for job seekers in recovery,...

  • Deep Seagrass Bed Could Stall Climate Change, If Climate Change Doesn't Kill It First By NPR   -   Dec 17, 2018

    DEEP SEAGRASS BED COULD STALL CLIMATE CHANGE, IF CLIMATE CHANGE DOESN'T KILL IT FIRST

    Scientists have identified a giant bed of deep sea grass in Australia's Great Barrier Reef that may be absorbing millions of tons of...

  • Protests Grip Hungary In Response To Overtime Measure That Critics Call A 'Slave Law' By NPR   -   Dec 16, 2018

    PROTESTS GRIP HUNGARY IN RESPONSE TO OVERTIME MEASURE THAT CRITICS CALL A 'SLAVE LAW'

    The new law allows employers to ask staff to work up to 400 hours per year of overtime - but employers can delay payment for up to...

  • By NPR   -   Dec 16, 2018

    TRUMP THREATENS PARTIAL SHUTDOWN OVER BORDER WALL FUNDING

    President Trump wants $5 billion to build a border wall, but Democrats won't agree to more than $1.3 billion in border security. If...

    Democrats
  • By NPR   -   Dec 16, 2018

    KOCH-BACKED CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM BILL TO REACH SENATE

    The Senate is expected to vote in the lame duck session on a criminal justice reform bill. Mark Holden of Koch Freedom Partners tells...

  • By NPR   -   Dec 16, 2018

    FORMER U.S. AMBASSADOR TO VIETNAM CRITICIZES PLAN TO DEPORT VIETNAMESE REFUGEES

    Former U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam Ted Osius tells NPR's Michel Martin why he opposes the Trump administration's efforts to repatriate...

    U.S.
  • By NPR   -   Dec 16, 2018

    THE CATHOLIC NUN WHO TWEETS A DAILY PRAYER TO PRESIDENT TRUMP

    Every day Sister Susan Francois tweets POTUS with a prayer. NPR's Michel Martin speaks with her about the project.

  • Ukraine Moves To Form A Unified Orthodox Church Independent From Russia By NPR   -   Dec 16, 2018

    UKRAINE MOVES TO FORM A UNIFIED ORTHODOX CHURCH INDEPENDENT FROM RUSSIA

    The move comes at a time of heightened tensions between Russia and Ukraine, and has already drawn condemnation from Moscow.

  • By NPR   -   Dec 16, 2018

    'I WISH I HAD NEVER BEEN PRESIDENT': SNL IMAGINES 'IT'S A WONDERFUL TRUMP'

    Celebrity cameos reappear to imagine a world where Trump lost the 2016 election.

    World, Election
  • By NPR   -   Dec 16, 2018

    A DECADE AFTER MADOFF PONZI SCHEME FAILED, MONEY IS STILL BEING RECOVERED

    Irving Picard, a lawyer leading the liquidation the collapsed investment firm, says lawsuits and forensic accounting have gotten back...

  • By NPR   -   Dec 16, 2018

    LAB-GROWN MEAT DRAWS BIG INVESTORS - AND BIG OPPOSITION

    Tech startups are using animal stem cells to grow meat. Big meat companies, including Tyson and Cargill, are investing in the technology,...

    Technology, Tech