• Trump suffers a courtroom defeat as he orders McGahn to not testify today
    by The Washington Post on May 21, 2019 at 11:23 am

    President Trump lost an early round of his court fight with Democrats last night after a federal judge ruled the president’s accounting firm must turn over his financial records to Congress as lawmakers seek to assert their oversight […]

  • Tuesday, May 21, 2019
    by NPR on May 21, 2019 at 9:54 am

    A fifth migrant child dies in U.S. custody. The White House eases a ban on Chinese company Huawei, while Google restricts access to its operating system and apps. And the U.S. tracks deals with Iran after it reimposed secondary sanctions […]

  • The Rise of Modi: India’s Rightward Turn
    by The New York Times on May 21, 2019 at 9:52 am

    India’s prime minister, Narendra Modi, has governed as a right-wing populist whose nationalist message has often pitted Hindus against Muslims. We look at what Mr. Modi’s likely re-election this week tells us about the […]

  • Impeachment. So Hot Right Now.
    by Start Here on May 21, 2019 at 9:30 am

    Calls for impeachment ramped up overnight, as Democrats get ready to grill an empty chair. Ford gets ready to lay off thousands. And is Jared Kushner trying to broker peace? Or an alliance against Iran? Like the show? Leave a review: […]

  • May 20, 2019 – PBS NewsHour full episode
    by PBS NewsHour on May 20, 2019 at 11:55 pm

    Monday on the NewsHour, an interview with former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper. Plus: DACA recipients forced out of the U.S. try to adjust to life in Mexico, Congo’s deadly Ebola outbreak worsens, 2020 Democrats […]

  • Private companies are reviving the Space Coast. Can it last?
    by The Washington Post on May 20, 2019 at 8:35 pm

    Joanna Slater on India’s election, the largest exercise of democracy ever. Christian Davenport on the business resurgence along Florida’s Space Coast. And a gift for Morehouse College 2019 graduates. […]

  • How to kill a gram
    by Vox and Stitcher on May 20, 2019 at 4:32 pm

    Today, a new definition of the kilogram officially takes effect. But it’s just one piece in the massively complicated history of weight. (Transcript here.) […]

  • Joe Biden’s early success challenges the conventional wisdom about 2020
    by The Washington Post on May 20, 2019 at 10:41 am

    In his opening weeks as a presidential candidate, Joe Biden has rejected much of the conventional wisdom that drove the opening stretch of the Democratic nomination fight. […]

  • The Legal Vulnerability of Roe v. Wade
    by The New York Times on May 20, 2019 at 9:54 am

    From the day Roe v. Wade was decided, some have seen the constitutional right to an abortion as an inferred right rather than a guaranteed one. That distinction has become a threat to the law’s survival. Guests: Sabrina Tavernise, a […]

  • Monday, May 20, 2019
    by NPR on May 20, 2019 at 9:54 am

    The debate over abortion heats up ahead of the 2020 presidential election as more states pass restrictive laws and aim to get the issue to the Supreme Court. As the U.S. nears full employment, what does that mean for Americans’ job […]

  • The Next Abortion Battle
    by Start Here on May 20, 2019 at 9:30 am

    Amid activist excitement, the GOP frets about the political fallout of recent abortion bills. Florida communities balk at reports that refugees may need to be processed in facilities far from the border. And Game of Thrones is over — what […]

  • May 19, 2019 – PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode
    by PBS NewsHour on May 19, 2019 at 10:22 pm

    On this edition for Sunday, May 19, new state laws renew the debate on abortion, India wraps up the seventh phase of a weeks-long election process with exit polls favoring the country’s prime minister, and a look at how colleges are […]

  • May 18, 2019 – PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode
    by PBS NewsHour on May 18, 2019 at 10:26 pm

    On this edition for Saturday, May 18, tensions continue to escalate between the U.S. and Iran, Joe Biden focuses on president Trump at a campaign kickoff rally, the South China Sea is facing ecological challenges, and the Brexit-effect […]

  • BONUS: The Murder Of The Rev. James Reeb
    by NPR on May 18, 2019 at 12:00 pm

    In 1965, the Rev. James Reeb was murdered in Selma, Ala. No one was ever held to account. We return to the town where it happened, searching for new leads in an old story. We’re sharing a bonus episode of NPR’s White Lies. […]

  • May 17, 2019 – PBS NewsHour full episode
    by PBS NewsHour on May 18, 2019 at 12:02 am

    Friday on the NewsHour, crowds in Hong Kong protest a law that allows extradition of suspected criminals to China. Plus: A sexual abuse scandal rocks Ohio State, what investigation into California’s deadly Camp Fire reveals about its […]

  • The new Howard Stern on the old one: ‘I don’t know who that guy is’
    by The Washington Post on May 17, 2019 at 8:33 pm

    The bold new strategy in the fight against abortion rightsFor years, antiabortion advocates have tried to chip away at Roe v. Wade incrementally. They pushed legislatures to impose waiting periods and mandate hallway widths in clinics and […]

  • All shows must die
    by Vox and Stitcher on May 17, 2019 at 7:17 pm

    What do we say to the God of Death? Not today. Explained. (Transcript here.) […]

  • On the anniversary of Brown v. Board, the Senate confirms a judge who won’t say if it was correctly
    by The Washington Post on May 17, 2019 at 11:05 am

    The Senate yesterday confirmed Wendy Vitter, the wife of a senator turned lobbyist, to a lifetime appointment as a federal judge despite her outspoken hostility to abortion rights as a longtime pro-life activist. […]

  • Friday, May 17, 2019
    by NPR on May 17, 2019 at 9:55 am

    A federal judge orders the government to release parts of the Mueller report that were previously redacted. President Trump calls for an overhaul of how the U.S. handles legal immigration. A rural Kansas town grapples with its hospital’s […]

  • A Direct Challenge to Roe v. Wade in Alabama
    by The New York Times on May 17, 2019 at 9:50 am

    Alabama has adopted a law that would criminalize nearly all abortions and make the penalty for providing one up to 99 years in prison. The man who wrote the law knew it was unconstitutional — and did it anyway. We asked him why. […]

  • How to Start an Accidental War
    by Start Here on May 17, 2019 at 9:30 am

    Congressional members, from both sides of the aisle, sound the alarm on an “accidental war” in Iran. Students’ SAT scores will now be accompanied by a “disadvantage score.” And police crack down on a drug cartel that has invaded an […]

  • May 16, 2019 – PBS NewsHour full episode
    by PBS NewsHour on May 16, 2019 at 11:55 pm

    Thursday on the NewsHour, an interview with Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren about her campaign for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. Plus: Sen. Rick Scott on political gridlock over disaster relief funding, persistent water […]

  • The race to ban abortion
    by Vox and Stitcher on May 16, 2019 at 10:24 pm

    The governor of Alabama signed the nation’s strictest anti-abortion bill into law. Vox’s Anna North explains what the legislation means and Sean Rameswaram speaks with Eric Johnston, the man who helped write it. (Transcript […]

  • A medical mystery on a college campus
    by The Washington Post on May 16, 2019 at 8:02 pm

    Is having so many candidates bad for Democrats?So many Democrats are running for president that some will not qualify for the first debate — even though it allows for 20 candidates.Michael Scherer covers campaigns for The Post. He […]

  • Trump grows angry at his advisers for the growing talk of Iran regime change
    by The Washington Post on May 16, 2019 at 11:24 am

    President Trump is frustrated with some of his top advisers, who he thinks could rush the United States into a military confrontation with Iran and shatter his long-standing pledge to withdraw from costly foreign wars. […]