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'Atlantic' Article Explores How Obama Thinks About Terrorism

Steve Inskeep talks to Peter Beinart about his piece in The Atlantic entitled, "How Obama Thinks About Terrorism." Beinart writes Obama and his political opponents think about terrorism differently.
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The Supreme Court Considers Affirmative Action As Campus Protests Over Racial Bias Continue

The Supreme Court hears arguments for and against affirmative action. And on campuses across the country, students protest over racial bias continue. Join us to discuss diversity on campus and the ongoing struggle for inclusion, community and trust.


German Chancellor Angela Merkel Is 'Time' Magazine's Person Of The Year

The magazine said it picked Merkel for her "steadfast moral leadership in a world where it is in short supply." Merkel is the first individual woman to receive the honor in 29 years.


Talk Show Host Diane Rehm To Retire From Public Radio Program

Steve Inskeep talks to longtime public radio host Diane Rehm about her decision to retire after the 2016 presidential election. The show is produced at member station WAMU in Washington, D.C.


Donald Trump's Rhetoric Creates Challenges For The Media

NPR examines whether Donald Trump's statements on Muslim immigration will mark a decisive shift in the media's treatment of the presidential candidate.

Diane Rehm To Retire From Long-Running Radio Show

Ending a run of more than 30 years on the air, talk show host Diane Rehm plans to retire after the 2016 elections, according to WAMU, the NPR member station where her show is produced.

Newspaper In Norway Prints Santa's Death Announcement

The story said Santa Claus was born in 1788 in a northern Norwegian city and that a funeral was set for a chapel at the North Pole. The newspaper has apologized and says printing the ad was a mistake.

'Transparent' Is Transfixing In Season 2

The acclaimed Amazon show about a transgender woman and her dysfunctional family has just returned for a second season. TV critic Eric Deggans praises the show's drama, nuance and complexity.

Hours After San Bernardino Shooting, Muslim Community Condemned Attack

The Council on American-Islamic Relations held a press conference very early into the investigation into the attack. CAIR communications director Ibrahim Hooper explains why they moved so quickly.

#MemeOfTheWeek: San Bernardino, Journalists And The #MuslimApartment

Cable news outlets broadcast a tour of the home of Syed Farook, suspect in the San Bernadino shooting. Some included images of drivers' licenses, and Social Security cards. The backlash was swift.