Trump Signs Annual Defense Policy Bill, Lists Many Things He Doesn't Like About It Hours after President Trump signed into law the annual defense policy bill, he — like his recent predecessors — issued a signing statement challenging the constitutionality of 52 provisions in the bill.
What Exactly Is K2, The Synthetic Cannabinoid? NPR's Audie Cornish speaks to Dr. Kathryn Hawk, an assistant professor of emergency medicine at the Yale School of Medicine, about synthetic marijuana, also known as K2.
Walmart And Others Offer Workers Payday Loan Alternative When lower-income working Americans have an unexpected expense, many turn to high-cost loans and get in financial trouble. More employers are giving them a much cheaper way to get emergency cash.
How Pennsylvania's Attorney General Is Investigating Reports Of Sex Abuse By Priests Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro speaks with NPR's Audie Cornish about the report of mass sex abuse at the hands of Catholic priests and how his office is handling the investigations.
How Fans Of R&B Singer Aretha Franklin Are Reacting To Her Death Fans of Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin are mourning the singer's death. From presidents to locals in her adopted hometown of Detroit, they remembering her contributions and voice.
Sen. Tammy Duckworth On How Her Daughter Helped Shape Her Views On Family Policy When her daughter Maile Pearl was born in April, Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., became the first senator to have a baby during a term in office. She shares her observations with NPR's Mary Louise Kelly.
Pope Francis And U.S. Bishops Respond To Report On Sex Abuse In Pennsylvania The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has issued a response to the clergy sex abuse report from Pennsylvania. It calls for further investigation, better reporting and resolution to complaints.
Former CIA Director Michael Hayden Weighs In On Trump Revoking Security Clearances Former CIA and NSA director Gen. Michael Hayden talks with NPR's Mary Louise Kelly about President Trump's decision to revoke the security clearance for one of Hayden's successors, John Brennan.
Secretary Of State Pompeo Announces Creation Of Iran Action Group Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the creation of an "Iran Action Group" on Thursday. The State Department's Brian Hook will work to try to build a strategy to counter what Pompeo sees as Iran's nefarious behavior.
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