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  • 4:51pm Dec 30, 2016
    Books Books Arts

    Remembering Elie Wiesel, In His Words

    Elie Wiesel survived concentration camps in Auschwitz and Buchenwald to become a Nobel Laureate, activist and defender of human rights. He died this summer at age 87.
  • 4:51pm Dec 30, 2016
    National National

    Charitable Giving Sees Big Bump In 2016

    Donations appear to be up substantially in 2016, partly due to the improving economy. But also some donors expect tax rates, and therefore the value of charitable deductions, to go down under Trump.
  • 4:51pm Dec 30, 2016
    National National

    For Whistleblowers, Repercussions Are Felt Beyond Wells Fargo

    Former workers at Wells Fargo who resisted pressure to push banking products on customers who didn't want them say the bank retaliated against them by docking their permanent record, sabotaging future job prospects.
  • 4:51pm Dec 30, 2016
    Politics & Government Politics & Government

    Study: New Administrations Spark Mass Departures Of Civil Servants

    Incoming presidents increase the departure rate of senior level employees, a new study of 6 million federal workers finds. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with one author of the study, John M. de Figueiredo, to learn more about how this will impact the Trump administration.
  • 4:51pm Dec 30, 2016
    Politics & Government Politics & Government

    Week In Politics: Israel, Russia And The Race For DNC Chair

    NPR'S Robert Siegel speaks with our regular political commentator David Brooks of The New York Times, and Jamelle Bouie, chief political correspondent for Slate magazine, about U.S.-Russia ties, Israel and contenders for the DNC chair.
  • 4:51pm Dec 30, 2016
    World News World News

    Amid Brutal Civil War, A Rare Glimpse At Life In Yemen

    The war in Yemen began in 2014 when Houthi rebels seized the capital, Sanaa, and expelled President Mansour Hadi. Since then, airstrikes led by the Saudis have led to thousands of civilian casualties. NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with New York Times journalist Ben Hubbard who recently visited Yemen with photographer Tyler Hicks. Hubbard talks about what he saw and what Yemen is like today for its citizens.
  • 4:51pm Dec 30, 2016
    World News World News

    White House Orders Shutdown Of Mysterious Russian-Owned Properties

    The White House announced Thursday that it would close down the two mansions, in Maryland and in New York. Steve Hall, a retired CIA Russian operations officer, says use of the estates — also referred to as dachas, or "country homes" — dates back to the Cold War.