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Jun 26, 2017
Can the family of a slain Mexican teenager sue the federal agent who shot him from across the U.S.-Mexico border? The case tests a long-held doctrine called a Bivens action.
Jun 26, 2017
The nation's highest court says it will decide the fate of President Trump's revised travel ban in its session that begins in October.
Jun 26, 2017
A criminal trial begins Monday in which Arpaio is accused of ignoring a federal judge's order to curtail his crackdown on illegal immigration. His lawyer argues that the order wasn't clear.
Jun 26, 2017
Screen time can be more than a distraction if you follow these principles.
Jun 26, 2017
Georgia's liberal grass-roots groups say they are more energized than discouraged after Democrat Jon Ossoff's disappointing, close loss to Republican Karen Handel in a closely watched special election
Jun 26, 2017
In 1969 it was the orbiting home and refuge for the first astronauts who walked on the moon. Today, after decades on display in a Smithsonian museum, the module is being restored for a national tour.
Jun 26, 2017
A campaign to legalize street vending is gaining strength from local resistance to President Trump's immigration policies — and fears that infractions could lead to deportation.
Jun 26, 2017
New research from Indiana and Louisiana provides clarity in the voucher debate.
Jun 25, 2017
Long hobbled by lawsuits and recall costs over its faulty air bags, Takata, the Japanese auto parts maker, filed for bankruptcy protection in Japan and the U.S. on Sunday.
Jun 25, 2017
The Wisconsin State Assembly passed the Campus Free Speech Act in the House, which would suspend or expel University of Wisconsin students who disrupt a campus speaker they disagree with.
Jun 25, 2017
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget President Maya MacGuineas about how to balance the need for health care with the need to reduce the federal budget deficit.
Jun 25, 2017
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Dr. Carl Bell, a psychiatrist and professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago, about children who are exposed to police violence. This follows the release of a video that shows the reaction of a four-year old girl ju…
Jun 25, 2017
Philando Castile told the officer who fatally shot him that he had a gun and a permit to carry. NPR's Michel Martin talks black gun ownership with Fordham University law professor Nicholas Johnson.
Jun 25, 2017
Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio goes on trial starting Monday for contempt of court. Arpaio is a controversial figure in Arizona for his strict anti-immigration policy enforcement.
Jun 25, 2017
President Trump welcomes the Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India to the White House on Monday. It's the first meeting between Trump and the leader of the second most populous country in the world.