• Muslim-Americans Remain Anxious About Trump Administration By NPR   -   Jan 17, 2017

    MUSLIM-AMERICANS REMAIN ANXIOUS ABOUT TRUMP ADMINISTRATION

    In one community where many emigrated from harsh nations, the president-elect's rhetoric brings worries of renewed repression. Cabinet...

    Election
    • Coronations, Coups, And Keeping Up With The Kardashians By NPR   -   Jan 17, 2017

      CORONATIONS, COUPS, AND KEEPING UP WITH THE KARDASHIANS

      It's in our nature to idolize the rich and famous. But this week on Hidden Brain, we explore the other side of our nature: the part...

      • By NPR   -   Jan 16, 2017

        MEXICO'S FRONT SEAT IN THE GLOBAL AUTO INDUSTRY

        Mexico has become a crucial manufacturing hub for all the major global automakers. Access to markets and duty-free exports are a big...

        Market, Industry
        • By NPR   -   Jan 16, 2017

          MUSLIM-AMERICANS ANXIOUS ABOUT TRUMP ADMINISTRATION

          Attorney General nominee Jeff Sessions and Homeland Security Secretary nominee Gen John Kelly say they would not support a Muslim registry....

          U.S.
          • By NPR   -   Jan 16, 2017

            INTERIOR NOMINEE FAMILIAR WITH ISSUES, BUT WORRIES ENVIRONMENTALISTS

            Interior Secretary nominee Ryan Zinke's confirmation hearing is scheduled for this week. Energy developers and tribal leaders are cheering....

            • Archaeologists Unearth Pendant That May Be Linked To Anne Frank By NPR   -   Jan 16, 2017

              ARCHAEOLOGISTS UNEARTH PENDANT THAT MAY BE LINKED TO ANNE FRANK

              Archaeologists say that they know of only one other pendant similar to the unique charm buried at the site of a Nazi death camp in...

              • State Media: Turkey Arrests 'Main Suspect' From Deadly New Year's Attack By NPR   -   Jan 16, 2017

                STATE MEDIA: TURKEY ARRESTS 'MAIN SUSPECT' FROM DEADLY NEW YEAR'S ATTACK

                Police have taken at least 16 other people into custody in connection to the deadly attack, which killed at least 39 people. A gunman...

                • Gene Cernan, Last Man To Walk On The Moon, Dies At 82 By NPR   -   Jan 16, 2017

                  GENE CERNAN, LAST MAN TO WALK ON THE MOON, DIES AT 82

                  Cernan flew in space three times, took the second American spacewalk, and was just as thrilled to walk on the moon as if he had been...

                  • Orlando Shooter's Wife Arrested On Federal Charges By NPR   -   Jan 16, 2017

                    ORLANDO SHOOTER'S WIFE ARRESTED ON FEDERAL CHARGES

                    Noor Salman's charges include "Aiding and Abetting by providing material support to a terrorist ," Orlando's police chief said. The...

                    U.S.
                    • 10 Guantanamo Prisoners Freed In Oman; 45 Detainees Remain By NPR   -   Jan 16, 2017

                      10 GUANTANAMO PRISONERS FREED IN OMAN; 45 DETAINEES REMAIN

                      Under President Obama, the detainee population has gone from 242 to 45. But he hasn't closed Guantanamo as pledged, and Donald Trump...

                      Donald Trump
                      • Trump Pressures Congress To Replace Obamacare Quickly By NPR   -   Jan 16, 2017

                        TRUMP PRESSURES CONGRESS TO REPLACE OBAMACARE QUICKLY

                        President-elect Donald Trump told The Washington Post he's close to unveiling a healthcare plan he expects Congress to pass soon. But...

                        Election, Donald Trump, Congress
                        • D.C.'s Gentrifying Neighborhoods A Careful Mix Of Newcomers And Old-Timers By NPR   -   Jan 16, 2017

                          D.C.'S GENTRIFYING NEIGHBORHOODS A CAREFUL MIX OF NEWCOMERS AND OLD-TIMERS

                          In Washington, D.C., a city facing some of the most intense pressure on housing in the country, longtime residents try to negotiate...

                          • European Leaders Worried By Trump's Comments On NATO, EU By NPR   -   Jan 16, 2017

                            EUROPEAN LEADERS WORRIED BY TRUMP'S COMMENTS ON NATO, EU

                            European leaders are concerned after U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said during an interview that the EU is "basically a vehicle...

                            U.S., Election, Donald Trump
                            • By NPR   -   Jan 16, 2017

                              A FORMER EDUCATION SECRETARY'S ADVICE FOR BETSY DEVOS

                              Margaret Spellings was Secretary of Education under George W. Bush. She says Donald Trump's ambivalence about the federal role in education...

                              Donald Trump
                              • Obama Adviser Susan Rice Cites Syrian War As Biggest Disappointment By NPR   -   Jan 16, 2017

                                OBAMA ADVISER SUSAN RICE CITES SYRIAN WAR AS BIGGEST DISAPPOINTMENT

                                Rice has dealt with many crises as President Obama's national security adviser and his United Nations ambassador. As she prepares to...

                                • Cabinet Nominees Will Face Scrutiny On Climate And Education Policy This Week By NPR   -   Jan 16, 2017

                                  CABINET NOMINEES WILL FACE SCRUTINY ON CLIMATE AND EDUCATION POLICY THIS WEEK

                                  Confirmation hearings scheduled before Inauguration Day including Education Secretary-designate Betsy DeVos and Scott Pruitt, nominee...

                                  • Egyptian Court Rules Against Government Bid To Give Two Islands To Saudi Arabia By NPR   -   Jan 16, 2017

                                    EGYPTIAN COURT RULES AGAINST GOVERNMENT BID TO GIVE TWO ISLANDS TO SAUDI ARABIA

                                    The ruling is an embarrassment for Egypt's government, and a cause for celebration for protesters who saw the proposed handover as...

                                    • By NPR   -   Jan 16, 2017

                                      AFTER THE BREXIT VOTE, WHY HAS THE U.K. ECONOMY PROVED SO RESILIENT?

                                      British politicians warned a vote for Brexit would damage the economy of the United Kingdom. Six months after the referendum, its economy...

                                      Economy
                                      • By NPR   -   Jan 16, 2017

                                        NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISER RICE EVALUATES ADMINISTRATION'S WINS AND LOSSES

                                        Rachel Martin talks to Susan Rice, who reflects on the security challenges the Obama administration faced, and looks ahead to those...

                                        • By NPR   -   Jan 16, 2017

                                          DEMOCRATS HAVE LOST FOCUS, A CANDIDATE TO LEAD THE DNC SAYS

                                          Rachel Martin talks to Sally Boynton Brown, the executive director of the Idaho Democratic Party, who is running for the chair of the...

                                          Running, Democrats