FIONA HILL AND DAVID HOLMES TESTIFY IN PUBLIC IMPEACHMENT INQUIRY HEARINGS

In her testimony, Fiona Hill, President Trump's former Russia adviser, warned lawmakers against promoting a "fictional narrative" that...

DEMOCRATIC REP. JACKIE SPEIER DISCUSSES PUBLIC IMPEACHMENT HEARINGS

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Rep. Jackie Speier of California, a Democrat serving on the House Intelligence Committee, about the latest...

 
 
 
Jury Acquits Aid Worker Accused Of Helping Border-Crossing Migrants In Arizona

JURY ACQUITS AID WORKER ACCUSED OF HELPING BORDER-CROSSING MIGRANTS IN ARIZONA

The jurors unanimously found Scott Warren not guilty on federal charges of harboring undocumented immigrants. Such prosecutions have...

Michael Bloomberg Takes New Step Toward Possible 2020 Presidential Run

MICHAEL BLOOMBERG TAKES NEW STEP TOWARD POSSIBLE 2020 PRESIDENTIAL RUN

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission on Thursday as he continues to weigh a...

 
 
 
Senate Sends Short-Term Funding Measure To President Hours Before Government Shutdown

SENATE SENDS SHORT-TERM FUNDING MEASURE TO PRESIDENT HOURS BEFORE GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

The Senate passed a temporary funding measure hours before a government shutdown sets in at midnight tonight. Bipartisan negotiators...

UKRAINIAN OLIGARCHS AND THE INFLUENCE OF FOREIGN MONEY ON AMERICAN POLITICS

The Trump administration's pressure on Ukraine is the center of the impeachment inquiry, but foreign influence expert Ben Freeman says...

 
 
 
Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu To Be Indicted On Corruption Charges

ISRAELI PRIME MINISTER NETANYAHU TO BE INDICTED ON CORRUPTION CHARGES

It's a massive blow for the longtime leader, who has been fighting to keep his job after two inconclusive elections this year. He is...

Judge Blocks Justice Department's Plan To Resume Federal Executions

JUDGE BLOCKS JUSTICE DEPARTMENT'S PLAN TO RESUME FEDERAL EXECUTIONS

Executions had been set to resume next month after a 16-year pause. A federal judge halted the sentences as inmates challenge the government's...

 
 
 
McDonald's Failed To Protect Workers Against Violent Customers, Lawsuit Says

MCDONALD'S FAILED TO PROTECT WORKERS AGAINST VIOLENT CUSTOMERS, LAWSUIT SAYS

A lawsuit by 17 McDonald's workers recounts threats, harassment and assaults, accusing the fast-food chain of "undermining safety"...

'Maybe It Will Destroy Everything': Pakistan's Melting Glaciers Cause Alarm

'MAYBE IT WILL DESTROY EVERYTHING': PAKISTAN'S MELTING GLACIERS CAUSE ALARM

Pollution and global warming are causing glaciers to melt and form unstable lakes in the north of the country. NPR visits a valley...

 
 
 
READ: Impeachment Witness Fiona Hill's Opening Statement For Thursday's Hearing

READ: IMPEACHMENT WITNESS FIONA HILL'S OPENING STATEMENT FOR THURSDAY'S HEARING

Former Russia Director for the National Security Council Fiona Hill as well as David Holmes, a U.S. diplomat from the U.S. Embassy...

BOTH IMPEACHMENT SIDES RALLY AROUND SONDLAND'S WATERSHED HEARING

NPR's Rachel Martin talks to NPR's Franco Ordoñez and Steven Groves, special assistant to the president, about White House reaction...

 
 
 

NEWS BRIEF: IMPEACHMENT, PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY DEBATE, HATE MESSAGES

A review of Ambassador Gordon Sondland's testimony in the impeachment inquiry. Ten Democratic presidential contenders debated in Atlanta....

2020 Affordable Care Act Health Plans: What's New

2020 AFFORDABLE CARE ACT HEALTH PLANS: WHAT'S NEW

ACA plans for 2020 are cheaper than last year - premiums lower, on average. And in some areas, people who qualify for federal subsidies...

 
 
 
A Diplomat With A History Of Voicing Concerns Set To Testify In Impeachment Inquiry

A DIPLOMAT WITH A HISTORY OF VOICING CONCERNS SET TO TESTIFY IN IMPEACHMENT INQUIRY

David Holmes is a top staffer at the U.S Embassy in Ukraine. He overheard a phone call between the U.S. ambassador to the European...

What To Watch For In Impeachment Hearing With Fiona Hill, David Holmes

WHAT TO WATCH FOR IN IMPEACHMENT HEARING WITH FIONA HILL, DAVID HOLMES

Members of Congress are set to hear from two witnesses in the week's final hearing: a former White House policy insider and a foreign...

 
 
 
U.S.-Canada Border Community's Culture Changes As Security Tightens

U.S.-CANADA BORDER COMMUNITY'S CULTURE CHANGES AS SECURITY TIGHTENS

While the wall and asylum-seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border have drawn a lot of attention, heightened security at the northern border...

2020 Affordable Care Act Health Plans: What's New

2020 AFFORDABLE CARE ACT HEALTH PLANS: WHAT'S NEW

ACA plans for 2020 are cheaper than last year - premiums lower, on average. And in some areas, people who qualify for federal subsidies...

 
 
 
Disney Animation Chief Jennifer Lee Is The Queen Behind Elsa And Anna

DISNEY ANIMATION CHIEF JENNIFER LEE IS THE QUEEN BEHIND ELSA AND ANNA

Her credits include Frozen , Wreck-It Ralph and Zootopia. Now, Jennifer Lee is the first female chief creative officer of Walt Disney...

AUTO NEWS: GM SUES RIVAL OVER BRIBERY ALLEGATIONS, UAW PRESIDENT RESIGNS

GM filed suit against Fiat Chrysler saying it bribed UAW officials in order to get favorable labor contracts. And, UAW President Gary...

 
 
 



Two Air Force base airmen killed in 'aircraft mishap' in Oklahoma, officials...

Two Air Force base airmen killed in 'aircraft mishap' in Oklahoma, officials confirm

Emergency crews are at the scene of what authorities are calling an “aircraft mishap” at Vance Air Force Base in Enid. Read more ...

Israel's Netanyahu charged in corruption cases

Israel's Netanyahu charged in corruption cases

Israel's prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has been accused of fraud, breach of trust and accepting bribes. Read more ...

Snowboard pioneer Jake Burton Carpenter dies at 65

Snowboard pioneer Jake Burton Carpenter dies at 65

Snowboard pioneer Jake Burton Carpenter has died at 65. Read more ...

‘Racial Slur' Is Now At The Center Of Infamous NFL Brawl

‘Racial Slur' Is Now At The Center Of Infamous NFL Brawl

Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett sent shockwaves across the sports world when he hit Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph ‘s unprotected head with a... Read more ...

Colorado school district closed more than 40 schools after highly contagious...

Colorado school district closed more than 40 schools after highly contagious virus outbreak

More than a dozen schools in the district reported increased absences "due to illness and several incidences of vomiting in public areas of the schools." Read more ...

WATCH: Teen fugitive jumps off plane, initiates chase at Oklahoma airport

WATCH: Teen fugitive jumps off plane, initiates chase at Oklahoma airport

Authorities have released security footage of the moments when they say a 16-year-old fugitive jumped off a plane at an Oklahoma airport and ran from police. Read more ...

NFL reduces suspension for Maurkice Pouncey, upholds discipline issued to...

NFL reduces suspension for Maurkice Pouncey, upholds discipline issued to Browns' Myles Garrett

NFL officials have decided to uphold all discipline for Browns DE Myles Garrett after he removed Mason Rudolph's helmet and hit him in the head with it during last week's game... Read more ...

California justices reject law requiring Trump tax returns

California justices reject law requiring Trump tax returns

The court said the law, the first of its kind in the nation and aimed squarely at Trump, was unconstitutional. Read more ...

Bill to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level passes U.S. House committee

Bill to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level passes U.S. House committee

A divided House panel has endorsed a proposal to decriminalize and tax marijuana at the federal level. Read more ...

Senate Sends Short-Term Funding Measure To President Hours Before Government...

Senate Sends Short-Term Funding Measure To President Hours Before Government Shutdown

The Senate passed a temporary funding measure hours before a government shutdown sets in at midnight tonight. Bipartisan negotiators have been unable to reach a broader deal on... Read more ...