BREXIT, THE NETHERLANDS AND TRADE

NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Pieter Omtzigt, Brexit rapporteur for the Dutch parliament, about Dutch plans if Britain leaves the EU...

TRUMP-PUTIN SUMMIT SETS OFF A WEEK OF REACTION AND DAMAGE CONTROL

President Trump's meeting on Monday in Helsinki with Russian President Vladimir Putin was followed by days of reaction and backpedaling.

 
 
 

BREAKING DIPLOMATIC PROTOCOL IN RUSSIA

President Trump broke tradition by meeting alone with Vladimir Putin for more than two hours. Former ambassador Nancy McEldowney explains...

RUSSIAN INFLUENCE OPERATIONS

NPR's Michel Martin asks cybersecurity expert Clint Watts whether Russians are using social media to influence the midterm elections...

 
 
 

THE CONGRESSIONAL ROLE IN RUSSIAN INTERFERENCE

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Republican Congressman Will Hurd of Texas about what Congress can do to protect Americans from future...

Michael Cohen Recorded A Conversation With Trump About Paying An Ex-Playboy Model

MICHAEL COHEN RECORDED A CONVERSATION WITH TRUMP ABOUT PAYING AN EX-PLAYBOY MODEL

The FBI found the secret recording after a raid on the lawyer's office in April. His lawyer says, "Suffice it to say that when the...

 
 
 
Michael Cohen Recorded A Conversation With Trump About Paying An Ex-Playboy Model

MICHAEL COHEN RECORDED A CONVERSATION WITH TRUMP ABOUT PAYING AN EX-PLAYBOY MODEL

The FBI found the secret recording after a raid on the lawyer's office in April. His lawyer says, "Suffice it to say that when the...

Masses Of Seaweed Threaten Fisheries And Foul Beaches

MASSES OF SEAWEED THREATEN FISHERIES AND FOUL BEACHES

A floating, smelly mass of seaweed called sargassum is covering beaches in the Caribbean and along the Gulf of Mexico. (Image credit:...

 
 
 

BREXIT, THE NETHERLANDS AND TRADE

NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Pieter Omtzigt, Brexit rapporteur for the Dutch parliament, about Dutch plans if Britain leaves the EU...

Doctoral Student Compiles Database Of Indigenous Women Who've Gone Missing

DOCTORAL STUDENT COMPILES DATABASE OF INDIGENOUS WOMEN WHO'VE GONE MISSING

A Southern Cheyenne woman found no solid data on the many indigenous women in the U.S. and Canada who have gone missing or been killed...

 
 
 
As Milk Production Cools In Summer, Farmers Try To Help Cows Take The Heat

AS MILK PRODUCTION COOLS IN SUMMER, FARMERS TRY TO HELP COWS TAKE THE HEAT

From fans and misting water to creating a whole new breed of cow, farmers and researchers are fighting rising temperatures to keep...

After Trump's Helsinki Comments, Ohio County GOP Chairman Resigns With 'No Regrets'

AFTER TRUMP'S HELSINKI COMMENTS, OHIO COUNTY GOP CHAIRMAN RESIGNS WITH 'NO REGRETS'

Chris Gagin, former chairman for the Republican Party in Ohio's Belmont County, tells Scott Simon he stands by his choice to resign...

 
 
 

THE WEEK IN QUOTES

It was a busy week full of confusion and clarifications - and more confusion. We go back through some of the week's presidential comments.

WEEK IN POLITICS

NPR's Scott Simon asks Margaret Talev, Bloomberg senior White House correspondent, about this week's political news.

 
 
 

REPORTS: COHEN TAPED CONVERSATION WITH TRUMP ABOUT PAYING MCDOUGAL

Former federal prosecutor Nick Akerman speaks with NPR's Scott Simon about reports that Trump aide Michael Cohen secretly recorded...

Prize-Winning iPhoneOnly Photos: From Dinos To Divers

PRIZE-WINNING IPHONEONLY PHOTOS: FROM DINOS TO DIVERS

A selection of the winning photos from the 2018 iPhone Photography Awards contest.

 
 
 
Republicans To Hold 2020 Convention In Charlotte, N.C

REPUBLICANS TO HOLD 2020 CONVENTION IN CHARLOTTE, N.C

The city hosted the Democratic National Convention that renominated Barack Obama in 2012. President Trump won North Carolina in 2016,...

Replacing Vacant Lots With Green Spaces Can Ease Depression In Urban Communities

REPLACING VACANT LOTS WITH GREEN SPACES CAN EASE DEPRESSION IN URBAN COMMUNITIES

When researchers cleaned up vacant lots and planted grass and trees in poor neighborhoods in Philadelphia, residents' mental health...

 
 
 
Former South Korea President Sentenced To 8 More Years In Prison

FORMER SOUTH KOREA PRESIDENT SENTENCED TO 8 MORE YEARS IN PRISON

Park Geun-hye was already serving 24 years in jail. On Friday a court convicted the disgraced leader of illegally receiving funds from...

Paramount President Fired Amid Allegations of Racially Charged Comments

PARAMOUNT PRESIDENT FIRED AMID ALLEGATIONS OF RACIALLY CHARGED COMMENTS

Amy Powell's five-year run as head of Paramount's television division has come to a halt. She is alleged to have made insensitive remarks...

 
 
 



NYPD officer faces departmental charges in Eric Garner death

NYPD officer faces departmental charges in Eric Garner death

The New York police officer who choked Eric Garner in 2014 has been formally served with departmental charges Read more ...

Construction crews make $23 million mistake on Iowa highway

Construction crews make $23 million mistake on Iowa highway

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Duck boat victims: 9 family members among 17 who died

Duck boat victims: 9 family members among 17 who died

The youngest victim was only a year old. Read more ...

British Open 2018: Jordan Spieth takes share of lead after Tiger winds back...

British Open 2018: Jordan Spieth takes share of lead after Tiger winds back the years

Tiger Woods turns back the clock and Jordan Spieth dazzles on a day of incredible drama at Carnoustie in Round 3 of the British Open. Read more ...

The Latest: Spieth moves to top of leaderboard with 65

The Latest: Spieth moves to top of leaderboard with 65

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Here are the A's prospects Mets are getting for Jeurys Familia

Here are the A's prospects Mets are getting for Jeurys Familia

The Jeurys Familia smoke is clearing. Although the trade is not finalized, it appears the Mets will be dealing their closer to Oakland in exchange for a pair of prospects... Read more ...

Cardinals place RHP Martinez on DL with oblique injury

Cardinals place RHP Martinez on DL with oblique injury

CHICAGO - The St. Louis Cardinals have placed right-hander Carlos Martinez on the 10-day disabled list with a right oblique strain. Read more ...

NBA free agency rumors: Montrezl Harrell re-signs with Clippers

NBA free agency rumors: Montrezl Harrell re-signs with Clippers

Los Angeles and Harrell agreed to a two-year, $12 million contract Saturday, according to a report from ESPN. Read more ...

Closer Jeurys Familia traded by Mets to Oakland

Closer Jeurys Familia traded by Mets to Oakland

NEW YORK - Jeurys Familia has been traded by the New York Mets to the Oakland Athletics for two minor leaguers and international bonus money. Read more ...

Second LeBron James mural has been vandalized

Second LeBron James mural has been vandalized

The new image was created just days after an artist painted over his twice-vandalized mural featuring only James. Read more ...