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  • 4:31pm Apr 28, 2017
    World News World News National Politics & Government

    Week In Politics: Tillerson On North Korea, Michael Flynn

    NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with political commentators David Brooks of The New York Times and E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and Brookings Institution. They discuss the Trump administration's latest stance on North Korea and the Pentagon's investigation into whether Trump's former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn broke the law by receiving money from a foreign source after retiring from the service.
  • 4:31pm Apr 28, 2017
    National National Politics & Government

    Journalists Reconsider Purpose Of The White House Correspondents' Dinner

    The White House Correspondents' Dinner will go on as planned this weekend, but for the first time since 1981, the president won't be there. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to James Warren of Poynter and Vanity Fair about why some journalists are second guessing the purpose of the event.
  • 4:31pm Apr 28, 2017
    National National

    Milwaukee Prosecutors Launch Investigation Into Inmate's Death

    Prosecutors in Milwaukee are conducting a probe into a death last year at the county jail. An inmate died of dehydration, after staff allegedly turned off the water to his cell. It's one of four deaths in recent years at the facility, which high-profile Sheriff David Clarke oversees. Although he runs as a Democrat, Clarke is a frequent conservative commentator and served as a surrogate for President Trump on the campaign trail.
  • 4:31pm Apr 28, 2017
    National National

    Despite Racial Motive, Judge Allows Alabama City To Secede From School District

    NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Emma Brown, an education reporter for The Washington Post, about the federal court judge's ruling on Monday allowing a city to leave an Alabama school district under desegregation orders. The judge said, even though she believes the motivation is racial, she will allow it to separate under certain conditions.
  • 4:31pm Apr 28, 2017
    National National Politics & Government

    Gun Safety Advocates Prepare For Uphill Battle In Trump Era

    NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Shannon Watts, founder of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, about how gun safety advocates plan to push their agenda under the Trump administration.
  • 4:31pm Apr 28, 2017
    National National Politics & Government

    In Ohio, Trump Loyalists Reflect On His First 100 Days

    Ohio was key to President Trump's victory in November, and his base of support there among the Tea Party and other loyalists is holding, even amid internal White House battles, the failure to repeal Obamacare and some big reversals of campaign promises. But these voters also make clear they have expectations by which they will judge the president.
  • 4:31pm Apr 28, 2017
    National National Politics & Government

    After L.A. Riots, Leaders Failed To Rebuild A Broken City

    The destruction from the 1992 Los Angeles riots resulted in more than $1 billion in damaged property and city leaders began to rebuild as the city was still in flames. But the project to fix the city, Rebuild LA, ultimately failed to do just that — rebuild.