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  • 4:16pm Jan 17, 2018
    National National Science Environment

    Night Became Day In Detroit As Meteor Lit Up Sky

    A meteor streaked over southeast Michigan Tuesday night, creating a sonic boom so loud it shook houses. After seeing the spectacle in the night sky, thousands of people took to social media to share what they witnessed.
  • 4:16pm Jan 17, 2018
    National National Politics & Government Environment

    Nearly All Of The National Park System Advisory Board Has Resigned

    NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks to former Alaska Gov. Tony Knowles, who has resigned from the National Park System Advisory Board. He, along with eight others, have said that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has failed to meet with the board once since being confirmed last March.
  • 4:16pm Jan 17, 2018
    World News World News National

    How An American Rose To The Upper Ranks Of ISIS

    NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Seamus Hughes, deputy director at George Washington University's Program on Extremism, about their two-year investigation that revealed an American in the upper ranks of ISIS.
  • 4:16pm Jan 17, 2018
    National National Politics & Government

    How U.S. Foreign Policy Has Changed In Trump's First Year In Office

    As the end of President Trump's first year in office approaches, NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Walter Russell Mead, a professor of foreign affairs at Bard College and former editor of The American Interest, about how U.S. foreign policy has changed during Trump's term.
  • 4:16pm Jan 17, 2018
    National National

    Victims Of The Las Vegas Shooting Are Still Trying To Get Assistance

    It's been just over three months since 58 people were killed and more than 500 injured at a country music festival in Las Vegas. It is the single deadliest mass shooting in modern American history, but the fund set up to collect and distribute donations to the survivors and the families of the dead has fallen short of other tragedies.
  • 4:16pm Jan 17, 2018
    Politics & Government Politics & Government

    Sen. Bob Dole Receives Congressional Gold Medal

    Former senator and GOP presidential candidate Bob Dole is receiving Congress' highest honor, the Congressional Gold Medal. After serving in World War II, Dole went on to represent Kansas in Congress for more than three decades.
  • 4:16pm Jan 17, 2018
    Politics & Government Politics & Government

    When Can The White House Use Executive Privilege?

    The White House may have tried to invoke its "executive privilege" to keep former chief strategist Steve Bannon from answering questions from the House Intelligence Committee. But can it make a soft invocation without actually sending a letter that fully cites that doctrine?