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Trump Asks 'Why No Action?' Amid Questions About Obama's Response To Russian Meddling

The president tweeted Saturday evening questioning his predecessor's response after a bombshell Washington Post report about the previous administration's decision-making about how to counter Russia.

All Things Considered

Unitarian Universalists Denounce White Supremacy, Make Leadership Changes

The Unitarian Universalists are among the most liberal of all religious denominations in America. Activists have denounced what they see as white supremacy in the church and are changing leadership.

All Things Considered

What Medicaid Cuts Could Mean For The Opioid Epidemic

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Lynn Cooper, director of the Drug and Alcohol Division at Pennsylvania's Rehabilitation and Community Providers Association, about the Senate GOP healthcare bill.

All Things Considered

'Interlaced Fingers' Traces Roots Of Racial Disparity In Kidney Transplants

When Dr. Vanessa Grubbs fell in love with a man whose kidneys were failing, he'd been waiting for a transplant for years. Her book explores the ways racial inequity is embedded in the system.

PHOTOS: Meet Martha, World's Ugliest Dog

At least that's the assessment of judges in Petaluma, Calif., where the mastiff took the crown at this year's World's Ugliest Dog Contest. And she defeated some formidable pupposition (also pictured).

Environmentalists Rejoice: Court Says Land Regulation Doesn't Go 'Too Far'

The court upheld a regulation preventing a Wisconsin family from developing part of their land, denying them government compensation. The decision is a huge win for regulators and environmentalists.

Some U.S. States Relax Restrictions On Cladding Suspected In Grenfell Tower Fire

Changes to building codes in some U.S. jurisdictions may allow the use of siding similar to that of Grenfell Tower in London. A fire at the apartment building killed at least 79 people last week.

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Drone Company Leaders Meet With Trump To Ask For More Clarity On Rules

This week, U.S. drone companies met with President Trump to discuss industry regulations. NPR's Melissa Block talks with April Glaser of Recode about how these companies actually want more regulation.

Weekend Edition Saturday

Country's Mayors Gather In Miami To Advocate For Cities

Just weeks after the backlash to pulling out of the Paris climate deal, U.S. mayors gathered in Miami are putting climate change at the top of their agenda.

Weekend Edition Saturday

What The GOP Bill Means For People On Medicaid

NPR's Melissa Block asks Rodney Whitlock, who worked on health policy in the Senate and is now a lobbyist, for hospitals about what the GOP plan could mean for those who rely on Medicaid.

Week In The News: Hillary Makes History, Modi Meets Congress, Remembering 'The Greatest'

June 10, 2016

Hillary’s milestone. Obama meets Sanders. Mourning Muhammad Ali. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

President Barack Obama Formally Endorses Hillary Clinton

June 9, 2016

In an online video, Obama calls on Democrats to unify behind his former secretary of state’s bid and “build on the progress” of his eight years in the White House.

Obama Endorses Hillary Clinton For President

June 9, 2016
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-VT) (L) walks with President Barack Obama (R) through the Colonnade as he arrives at the White House for an Oval Office meeting June 9, 2016 in Washington, DC. Sanders met with President Obama after Hillary Clinton has clinched the Democratic nomination for president. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

President Barack Obama has endorsed Hillary Clinton to succeed him as president.

Supreme Court Cases On Abortion, Affirmative Action And Immigration Still Pending

June 9, 2016
The U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

The court handed down several decisions today, though not in any of this term’s three most prominent pending cases.

Sanders Denounces Trump, But Says He’ll Remain In Race

June 9, 2016

Sanders said he will do everything in his power to make sure Donald Trump does not become the next president.

Questions Raised About 6-Month Prison Sentence In Stanford Rape Case

June 9, 2016
In this Sept. 16, 2015 photo provided by Tessa Ormenyi, students hold up a sign about rape at White Plaza during New Student Orientation on the Stanford University campus in Stanford, California. (Tessa Ormenyi via AP)

There are more than 800,000 signatures on a petition calling for Judge Aaron Persky to be removed from the bench.

What Can ’13 Hours’ Tell Us About Benghazi?

June 9, 2016
Mitch Zuckoff is author of "13 Hours." (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)

Congress continues to investigate the 2012 attacks on a U.S. diplomatic mission and a CIA station in Benghazi, Libya.

Vermont Program Hailed As Model For Elder Healthcare

June 9, 2016
Karyn Crossman, a SASH coordinator pays a visit to 88-year-old Lloyd Piggrem, of Rutland. Piggrem is one of 100 clients Crossman works with through a statewide nonprofit that provides a variety of home-based support services. (Nina Keck/VPR)

The country’s medical costs are skyrocketing, with a nursing home stay running about $7,000 a month.

Bernie Sanders Visits With Obama At The White House

June 9, 2016
Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (D-VT) speaks at his California primary election night rally on June 7, 2016 in Santa Monica, California. (David McNew/Getty Images)

How will Sanders approach the rest of the campaign, and the Democratic convention next month?

Jobs For New Grads

June 9, 2016

Newly-minted college graduates on the job hunt. We’ll look at who’s hiring, starting salaries, and strategies for landing that first job.

Littlefield: If I Had Met Satchel Paige

June 8, 2016

Since his conversation with Charlie Pierce last week, Bill Littlefield has been thinking about which athletes he’d most like to have met.

How 1968 Defined The Political Fault Lines That Divide America Today

June 8, 2016
A soldier stands guard on the corner of 7th & N Street NW in Washington D.C. on April 8, 1968 with the ruins of buildings that were destroyed during the riots that followed the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. (Warren K. Leffler/Library of Congress)

Riots, assassinations and protests against the Vietnam War all affected that year’s presidential election.

Elite Law Firm Raises Pay For First Time In Years

June 8, 2016
Same-sex couples and their attorneys who had previously challenged the wedding ban celebrate on court steps after Circuit Court Judge Sarah Zabel lifted the stay, allowing same-sex couples to marry January 5, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Emily Michot-Pool/The Miami Herald/Getty Images)

The annual salary for first-year lawyers at Cravath, Swaine & More increased by $20,000 for the first time in nearly a decade.

An Unlikely Friendship Sheds Light On Muhammad Ali’s Life After Boxing

June 8, 2016

One day, author Davis Miller worked up the courage to knock on Muhammad Ali’s door. That was the beginning of a lifelong friendship.

Election 2016: Moment Of Truth In California

June 8, 2016

California votes. We’ll look at what’s next for the Democrats, and the 2016 matchup.

Payne & Domke: Clinton Wins Democratic Primary In California

June 8, 2016

Our political analysts weigh in as primary season in Election 2016 draws nearer to an end.

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