Steve Inskeep talks with California's new Democratic Attorney General Xavier Becerra, who says he plans to defend the state's liberal immigration and environmental policies against the Trump administration.
George Orwell's 1949 novel, 1984, was a hit when it came out, slipped into obscurity, and then was reborn after the BBC adapted it. It's remained popular ever since, but the Trump administration's "alternative facts" have pushed it to the top of the Amazon bestseller list.
Republicans have many ideas on how to replace the Affordable Care Act, but little consensus on how exactly to do it. Lawmakers are hoping to shape that strategy at a 3-day policy retreat in Philadelphia.
The Trump transition at the Environmental Protection Agency is off to a bumpy start. External communications have been frozen, and this morning NPR reported that even academic papers by agency scientists will be subject to review during the transition.