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A legislative committee is hearing testimony from supporters and opponents of a bill that would gradually raise the state's minimum wage to $15 an hour.
President Trump focused much of his first address to the U.N. General Assembly on the U.S. relationship with Iran and North Korea.
The program expires in December, and lawmakers want to make changes. But it will be politically difficult.
NPR's Michele Kelemen joins Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson to discuss the speech and how it was received.
President Trump delivered his first speech to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday.
Looking at the president's first speech to the U.N. General Assembly.
Voting for the preliminary election takes place from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, September 26.
What’s happening to Clinton’s new campaign book is exactly what happened to her campaign, writes Steve Almond.
Facebook under new pressure and scrutiny from many sides as it ends up in the middle of national, international politics.
The regional director for veterans hospitals across New England faced criticism Monday as a congressional subcommittee began examining problems at the Manchester VA Medical Center.
In her book, "The Diversity Bargain," Natasha Warikoo, associate professor of education at Harvard, explores the views of affirmative action among students at three elite colleges.
NPR's Michele Keleman tells us what to expect from this year’s gathering.
President Trump has a love-hate relationship with the United Nations, but on Tuesday he's hoping to win the organization's support.
Wildfires have been raging in the West this summer. We'll talk changing climate, wildfires, and how the Trump presidency is dealing with these challenges in Spokane and beyond.
The New Yorker's Evan Osnos joins us to discuss his latest piece on the possibility of nuclear war with North Korea.
Rather than building on what other nations have successfully done, Sanders has taken a running leap off the dock of reality, writes Rich Barlow.
With North Korean missiles zooming overhead, how does Japan prepare, defend and respond? Japan’s tough challenges, military and diplomatic.
Hundreds gathered at Boston Common on Saturday to protest the Trump administration's recent DACA decision.
At a school known for its careful management of its image, the reversal struck some as remarkably graceless.
The new book "Unhealthy Politics" explores why so much of the medical care Americans get lacks strong scientific evidence on how effective it is, and the role doctors, politicians and the public play.