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It's the latest twist in a drama linked to allegations of government corruption and the mysterious death of a prosecutor. NPR's Melissa Block talks about the latest with NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro.
In his State of the Union address, President Obama asked Congress to pass a resolution to show national unity in the war on ISIS. GOP lawmakers say Obama must draft that resolution, even as they sue him for acting alone on immigration.
Journalist Petter Ljunggren wore a Jewish skullcap and Star of David pendant to covertly film the anti-Semitism he experienced in the Swedish city of Malmo. NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Ljunggren.
It's time for the quarterfinals at the Australian Open. NPR's Melissa Block speaks to ESPN contributor, Kamakshi Tandon from Melbourne, Australia about who is playing well and who is packing for home.
Dan Mangan's evolution as a singer-songwriter has taken him from quiet folk songs to experimental brooding. Reviewer Tom Moon thinks Mangan's new album, Club Meds is riveting and sometimes chaotic.
States in the Northeast are hunkering down for the first major blizzard this winter. Travel bans are going into effect in at least four states from New York to Massachusetts.