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  • 7:51am Jan 13, 2018
    National National Politics & Government

    Sen. Ron Wyden On Russia Investigation

    Sen. Ron Wyden, Democrat of Oregon, is a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee. NPR's Scott Simon asks him about the latest on the committee's investigation into Russian election interference.
  • 7:51am Jan 13, 2018
    National National

    Illinois Attorney General Candidate Robbed

    Being an officer of the court doesn't mean you won't be a victim of a crime. One of the candidates running for the office of attorney general in Illinois was robbed at gunpoint.
  • 7:51am Jan 13, 2018
    National National

    California Mudslides Latest

    Rescue teams in Southern California continue to search for those missing in the massive mudslides in coastal Montecito.
  • 7:51am Jan 13, 2018
    National National Politics & Government

    Organizing Puerto Rican Voters In Florida

    Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló is holding a town meeting with his constituents who are now living in Kissimmee, Fla. Rosselló says they are a powerful voting bloc that can help out Puerto Rico.
  • 7:51am Jan 13, 2018
    National National

    When Prosecutors Are 'Innocence Deniers'

    Lara Bazelon writes in Slate that prosecutors who won't admit mistakes are 'innocence deniers." She tells NPR's Scott Simon why she thinks some prosecutors actively work against justice.
  • 7:51am Jan 13, 2018
    National National

    Detroit Kit Tests Indicate Hundreds Of Serial Rapists

    Eight years ago, Wayne County prosecutor Kym Worthy made processing untested rape kits a priority. She tells NPR's Scott Simon her office has discovered more than 800 serial rapists in the process.
  • 7:51am Jan 13, 2018
    National National Politics & Government

    How Political Media Reacted To Trump's Vulgarity

    President Trump's use of vulgar language to describe countries in Africa and Central America has sparked fierce reaction. Some in the media have applauded him; others say the comments were racist.
  • 7:51am Jan 13, 2018
    Politics & Government Politics & Government

    Why So Many House Republicans Are Retiring

    A record number of House Republicans are retiring. History shows that after a new president wins, his party doesn't fare well in the next midterms. President Trump also has low approval ratings.
  • 7:51am Jan 13, 2018
    Politics & Government Politics & Government

    What Trump's Language Means For Immigration Overhaul

    President Trump's reported use of vulgar language this week at a bipartisan meeting on immigration has upended those talks and raised the threat of a government shutdown.