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President Jacob Zuma has been facing mounting pressure from the African National Congress to leave after nine years in office — which have been overshadowed by widespread accusations of corruption.
Rachel Martin talks to Mayor Jeff Longwell of Wichita, Kan., who attended President Trump's meeting held to pass along information in his $1.7 trillion plan to rebuild the nation's road and bridges.
Steve Inskeep talks to Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon, who is among the Senators who will question the leaders of U.S. intelligence agencies at a hearing Tuesday on Capitol Hill.
Years ago, a developer let graffiti artists paint on his warehouse. He took the building down when he wanted to build condos. A judge found he failed to wait for a lawsuit or for permits.
Robb found cheap tickets for her favorite band the Red Hot Chili Peppers — and they were great seats. When the tickets arrived, they were for the Red Hot Chili Pipers, a bagpipe band.
The Atlanta area is one of the toughest in the U.S. for people in the country illegally. Federal immigration authorities are aggressive, and they get help from local law enforcement and the courts.
Secretary of State Tillerson is at the meetings on rebuilding Iraq after the fight against ISIS. People say raising the money is necessary to keep radical militants from taking hold there again.
Rachel Martin talks to Bocchit Edmond, the Haitian ambassador to the United Kingdom, who wants the Oxfam officials involved to be publicly identified and prosecuted.
Portraits of ex-President Obama and Michelle Obama were revealed at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. Steve Inskeep talks to Kehinde Wiley about his portrait of the former president.
At Karachi's annual Literature Festival, many of Pakistan's problems are being debated, in a climate that increasingly limits free speech.
Considering the Russia investigation, spy tragedies, intrigue overseas and memo mania, it could be a big show during the hearing by the Senate intelligence committee.
Rachel Martin talks to Stephen Moore of the Heritage Foundation, who advises the Trump administration on economic matters. He says we are in "the Wild West of spending again."
It features a black superhero, a mostly black cast and is set in a futuristic society in Africa. David Green talks to journalist Trey Johnson about why it has such meaning for many people of color.
President Trump's budget would cut funding to the State Department and reduce spending on Medicare and Medicaid — while increasing military spending. It also projects a large federal deficit.
Puerto Rican hurricane evacuees living in hotels on the mainland are scrambling to find permanent housing before their FEMA assistance runs out.
Two detectives were convicted of corruption for, among other things, stealing illegal drugs and selling them for personal profit. Four ex-detectives, who had pleaded guilty, testified against them.
The Senate Intelligence Committee focuses on threats to the nation's security during a Tuesday hearing. And, Kuwait hosts a conference on getting aid to rebuild Iraq now that ISIS has been driven out.
Just in time for Valentine's Day, commentator Miles Hoffman highlights the most notable of classical music couples.
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Steve Inskeep talks to Rep. Peter DeFazio of Oregon, the leading Democrat on the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, about President Trump's infrastructure plan.
The Senate takes up debate on an immigration Monday. Rachel Martin talks to Republican Sen. James Lankford of Oklahoma who is among a group of senators introducing an immigration overhaul bill.