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Why Scientists Are Talking About Attribution Science And What It Is

As negotiators struggle to hammer out the rule book for a global climate agreement, scientists meeting in Washington, D.C., have yet more evidence linking climate change and extreme weather.


2018 In Review: What Happened In The World Of Big Tech

Growing awareness of privacy scandals and the spread of misinformation on social media may mean our love affair with technology has ended, and a new era of regulation is about to begin.


Californians Face Tax Deadlines After Devastating Fires

Property taxes are due in California Monday. In Butte County, people who lost their homes to fire are rushing to defer taxes and get their property reassessed. The towns have lost millions in property tax revenue.


U.S. And Philippines To End 117-Year-Old Feud As Church Bells Return

This week the United States and the Philippines end a 117-year-old feud. Church bells carted off by American soldiers during the U.S.-Philippines War will be formally handed in at a Manila air base.


French President Macron Makes Concessions To 'Yellow Vest' Protesters

French President Emmanuel Macron made concessions, including an increase in the minimum wage, to the "yellow vest" protesters, who have been disrupting daily life in France for weeks.


How The New Filings In The Michael Cohen Case Put President Trump In Legal Jeopardy

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with former Assistant U.S. Attorney Nick Akerman about the latest filings in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation and what they could mean for President Trump.


Democratic Rep. Eric Swalwell Weighs In On Updates In Special Counsel's Investigation

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., about Democrats' focus on possible campaign finance crimes by the Trump campaign, following news from the special counsel's investigation.


Time Is Running Short For Congress' Sexual Harassment Bill

Leaders have vowed to pass a bill changing how Congress handles claims, but the House and Senate versions have big differences. Taxpayers are still paying for settlements involving lawmakers.


Voting Rights Activist Rosanell Eaton Dies At 97

Rosanell Eaton led a lawsuit that repealed voting restrictions on African-Americans in North Carolina. She died Saturday at 97. NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Rev. William Barber about her legacy.


Where William Barr, Trump's Pick To Be Next Attorney General, Stands On Immigration

William Barr, President Trump's pick to be the next attorney general, has earned a reputation as a law-and-order conservative, especially on immigration.


 

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