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"We just keep knocking head against wall, [saying] 'the warning signs are there,'" says Mark Barden, who lost his son in the Sandy Hook shooting six years ago.
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David Greene talks to Dave Levinthal, senior political reporter for the Center for Public Integrity, who led a team of journalists that looked into the issue, and shares its findings.
Cliff Farmer was a city council candidate from Hoxie, Ala., who didn't cast a vote in his own election — leading to a tie. On Thursday, he lost the tie-breaking roll of the dice.
Jack Makepeace, 24, turned his workspace into an elaborate ice castle guarded by penguins complete with a drawbridge. He sits inside the castle to do work and turns on the log fire screensaver.
The pace of enrollment in Affordable Care Act plans is slower than in past years. That could mean fewer people will have health coverage — or that more people are getting insurance via their work.
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LA Times film critic Ken Turan talks to NPR's David Greene about the new film 'The Mule', directed by and starring Clint Eastwood.
Congress has voted to ban cockfighting in Puerto Rico, which has scores of cockfighting arenas. The practice is already banned in all 50 U.S. states.
President Trump said in a tweet if Congress does not fund construction of a border wall he may ask the U.S. military to build it. There is no apparent support for such a move on Capitol Hill.
Mexico proposed a new so-called Marshall plan for Central America and it wants the U.S. to help pay for it. Critics say the new government of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is being very naïve.
Among the attendees to this year's climate conference are several major corporations increasingly committed to reducing the emissions of their own operations.
National Review editor Rich Lowry tells NPR's Rachel martin that he believes it would be difficult to prosecute President Trump for a campaign finance violation, even after Trump is out of office.
A makeshift city full of refugees is the scene for a new off-Broadway play "The Jungle." NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with two of its actors, Ammar haj Ahmad and Milan Ghobsheh.
The U.S. currently has more economic sanctions in place than any other time in history. That begs the question: Do sanctions actually work?
Barnie Botone's grandmother cried when he told her he was a locomotive engineer because an ancestor had been forcibly relocated by train. "The irony, it was too much to bear," he says at StoryCorps.
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Federal prosecutors in Manhattan are investigating President Trump's Inaugural Committee. The U.S. military may be asked to build a border wall. And a ban on cockfighting in Puerto Rico is underway.
Pennsylvania is handing out free naloxone — a medication that reverses the effects of opioid overdose — at nearly 80 locations. The state has one of the nation's highest fatal overdose rates.
Steve Inskeep speaks with Flint Mayor Karen Weaver, three years after she declared a state of emergency in her city over lead seepage into drinking water.
Florida GOP Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen tells NPR her party is "going backward," focusing on "the white, male conservative" with potentially dire consequences in a changing country.
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The United Nations secretary general has announced a ceasefire deal for a vital port city on the Red Sea. If it works, it would allow humanitarian aid into the country.
Russian state TV boasted about a robot featured this week at an event for Russia's future intellectual leaders. Many people were stunned by how humanlike the robot was.