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    Chief Of Puerto Rico's Power Authority Resigns Under Fire

    Chief Of Puerto Rico's Power Authority Resigns Under Fire


    A continuing controversy over a $300 million contract with a small Montana electrical firm to restore power in Puerto Rico was one of many "distractions," says the island's governor.(Image credit: Carlos...

    A continuing controversy over a $300 million contract with a small Montana electrical firm to restore power in Puerto Rico was one of many "distractions," says the island's governor.

    (Image credit: Carlos Giusti/AP)

    Lost Kitchen Restaurant Made Chef's Small Hometown A Dining Destination

    Lost Kitchen Restaurant Made Chef's Small Hometown A Dining Destination


    One of the most coveted dinner experiences in America is a 40-seat restaurant in rural Maine where the chef prides herself in serving local food that diners recognize on the plate.(Image credit: Courtesy of Nicole...

    One of the most coveted dinner experiences in America is a 40-seat restaurant in rural Maine where the chef prides herself in serving local food that diners recognize on the plate.

    (Image credit: Courtesy of Nicole Franzen)

    Congress Is Continuing To Address Sexual Harassment Issues

    Congress Is Continuing To Address Sexual Harassment Issues


    NPR's Elise Hu speaks with David Brooks of The New York Times and E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and Brookings Institution, and co-author of One Nation After Trump about how allegations of sexual harassment are being handled in the political sphere...

    NPR's Elise Hu speaks with David Brooks of The New York Times and E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and Brookings Institution, and co-author of One Nation After Trump about how allegations of sexual harassment are being handled in the political sphere and the tax overhaul efforts in Congress.

    Trump Addresses Some Sexual Harassment Issues, But Not All

    Trump Addresses Some Sexual Harassment Issues, But Not All


    President Trump slammed Democratic Sen. Al Franken for sexual misconduct, even as he sidestepped claims against GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore. Trump faced similar accusations during the...

    President Trump slammed Democratic Sen. Al Franken for sexual misconduct, even as he sidestepped claims against GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore. Trump faced similar accusations during the campaign.

    'New York Times' Reporter On The Investigation Into U.S. Airstrikes In Iraq

    'New York Times' Reporter On The Investigation Into U.S. Airstrikes In Iraq


    Civilians killed by coalition airstrikes in northern Iraq have been vastly underestimated by the U.S. military, according to an investigation by The New York Times Magazine. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to the report's co-author Azmat Khan about the...

    Civilians killed by coalition airstrikes in northern Iraq have been vastly underestimated by the U.S. military, according to an investigation by The New York Times Magazine. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to the report's co-author Azmat Khan about the project.

    If You Give Sheep Cameras, They'll Help Create Street Maps

    If You Give Sheep Cameras, They'll Help Create Street Maps


    The Faroe Islands didn't have Google street view, but they wanted to. So they strapped 360-degree cameras on the backs of sheep to make their...

    The Faroe Islands didn't have Google street view, but they wanted to. So they strapped 360-degree cameras on the backs of sheep to make their own.

    Senate Plan For Individual Tax Cuts Could Set Congress On A Collision Course

    Senate Plan For Individual Tax Cuts Could Set Congress On A Collision Course


    Senate Republicans would phase out tax cuts for individuals after several years. Critics say they are both setting up future political crises, and hiding the true cost of their tax...

    Senate Republicans would phase out tax cuts for individuals after several years. Critics say they are both setting up future political crises, and hiding the true cost of their tax plan.

    Economist Takes Deep Dive Into The Effects Of Slashing Corporate Taxes

    Economist Takes Deep Dive Into The Effects Of Slashing Corporate Taxes


    NPR's Elise Hu talks with economist Kimberly Clausing about how both the Senate and House version of the tax overhaul would offer a very large, permanent tax cut for...

    NPR's Elise Hu talks with economist Kimberly Clausing about how both the Senate and House version of the tax overhaul would offer a very large, permanent tax cut for corporations.

    FCC Rule Rollback Makes It Easier To Buy And Sell Media Outlets

    FCC Rule Rollback Makes It Easier To Buy And Sell Media Outlets


    NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with University of Wisconsin-Madison Professor Lewis Friedland about the FCC's decision to roll back rules that aim to curb single media companies' control of local...

    NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with University of Wisconsin-Madison Professor Lewis Friedland about the FCC's decision to roll back rules that aim to curb single media companies' control of local news.

    Female Voters In Alabama Speak Out For And Against Roy Moore

    Female Voters In Alabama Speak Out For And Against Roy Moore


    Alabama may be among the most Republican states in the nation, but will the allegations of sexual assault push some Republican women away from their party's U.S. Senate candidate, Roy...

    Alabama may be among the most Republican states in the nation, but will the allegations of sexual assault push some Republican women away from their party's U.S. Senate candidate, Roy Moore?

    A Re-Evaluation Of Bill Clinton's Behavior After The Harvey Weinstein Scandal

    A Re-Evaluation Of Bill Clinton's Behavior After The Harvey Weinstein Scandal


    In the post-Weinstein era, today's progressives and feminists are re-evaluating former President Bill Clinton's behavior and coming to different conclusions than their older counterparts did in the late 90s. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with Ezra Klein,...

    In the post-Weinstein era, today's progressives and feminists are re-evaluating former President Bill Clinton's behavior and coming to different conclusions than their older counterparts did in the late 90s. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with Ezra Klein, editor of Vox, about what's being said, and about his take on Clinton's past.

    Critics Say Tillerson Is Gutting The State Department In His Re-Design Efforts

    Critics Say Tillerson Is Gutting The State Department In His Re-Design Efforts


    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is running into opposition in Congress as he tries to cut the budget and the staff at the State Department. Longtime Ambassadors are sounding the alarm...

    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is running into opposition in Congress as he tries to cut the budget and the staff at the State Department. Longtime Ambassadors are sounding the alarm too.

    FAA Approves Drone As 'Cell Phone Tower In The Sky' For Puerto Rico

    FAA Approves Drone As 'Cell Phone Tower In The Sky' For Puerto Rico


    The aircraft is called the Flying COW, for Cell on Wings. Developed by AT&T, it can provide voice, data and Internet service for 40 square miles and up to 8,000 people at a time. (Image credit: Mary...

    The aircraft is called the Flying COW, for Cell on Wings. Developed by AT&T, it can provide voice, data and Internet service for 40 square miles and up to 8,000 people at a time.

    (Image credit: Mary Esch/AP)

    Politician's Public Peeing Puts Spotlight On Need For Public Toilets

    Politician's Public Peeing Puts Spotlight On Need For Public Toilets


    It's not exactly clear what prompted Ugandan MP Ibrahim Abriga to relieve himself on a city wall. But one thing is certain: Kampala is one of many places where public toilets can be hard to find.(Image credit: PRAKASH SINGH/AFP/Getty...

    It's not exactly clear what prompted Ugandan MP Ibrahim Abriga to relieve himself on a city wall. But one thing is certain: Kampala is one of many places where public toilets can be hard to find.

    (Image credit: PRAKASH SINGH/AFP/Getty Images)

    Remembering Syndicated Gossip Columnist Liz Smith

    Remembering Syndicated Gossip Columnist Liz Smith


    Smith, who died Sunday, started her daily column for The New York Daily News in 1976. In 2000, she told Fresh Air: "I always held back from writing things that were intentionally...

    Smith, who died Sunday, started her daily column for The New York Daily News in 1976. In 2000, she told Fresh Air: "I always held back from writing things that were intentionally hurtful."