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After Comments On Pedophilia, Breitbart Editor Milo Yiannopoulos Resigns

One day after he lost both a book deal and a prominent speaking gig, Yiannopoulos said he was stepping down as technology editor for the website formerly run by President Trump's chief strategist.

At U.K. Parliament, Zingers Fly In Debate Over Trump State Visit

As thousands protested outside Britain's Parliament Monday, members debated whether President Trump should have the honor of meeting the queen on a state visit. Rhetorical skills were on full display.

Homeland Security Outlines New Rules Tightening Enforcement Of Immigration Law

Two memos, signed by Secretary John Kelly, greatly expand the number of immigrants prioritized for removal. The rules do not affect "Dreamers" — people brought to the U.S. illegally as children.

Who's Who In The Race For DNC Chair — And Their Plans For Democrats To Win Again

Members of the Democratic National Committee vote this week for a new leader. Here are the candidates' own words on where they want to take the party next.

McMaster Is A Solid Choice For National Security Adviser, Rep. Schiff Says

President Trump announced that Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster will be his new national security adviser. David Greene talks to Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff, who tweeted his strong approval of the pick.

Ann Ravel Resigns Her Seat On The Federal Election Commission

Rachel Martin talks to FEC Commissioner Ann Ravel. When she decided to resign her term on the commission early, it set up an opportunity for President Trump to shape political spending rules.

Green Card Holders Worry About Trump's Efforts To Curtail Immigration

Immigrant advocates say they've seen more interest in applying for U.S. citizenship from green card holders since President Donald Trump first announced his travel ban order.

Trump's New National Security Adviser Is Known For Speaking His Mind

After the resignation of retired Gen. Michael Flynn, President Trump has picked three-star Army Gen. H.R. McMaster to be national security adviser. He's known as an intellectual military strategist.

Rep. Reed Faces Tense Crowds At Town Halls In Western New York

Rachel Martin talks to Republican Rep. Tom Reed, who represents New York's 23rd District, and co-chaired Trump's transition team, about angry outbursts at his constituent meetings over the weekend.

Supreme Court To Decide If Mexican Nationals May Sue For Border Shooting

A U.S. Border Patrol agent shot and killed an unarmed Mexican national from across the border, and the agent was not disciplined. The boy's family says a suit is their only possibility for justice.

'#Republic' Author Describes How Social Media Hurts Democracy

NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks to Cass Sunstein about his new book, #Republic: Divided Democracy in the Age of Social Media. He says democracy needs people to come across a variety of viewpoints, and much of social media limits that exposure.

Episcopal Church Sues Trump Administration Over Travel Ban

A church in Washington state is suing the federal government for preventing it from practicing its faith. The Episcopal diocese says the refugee ban stops them from welcoming strangers in need.

As Trump Vows To Grow Industry, Countries Move Away From Coal

In his campaign to become president, Donald Trump vowed to bring back coal jobs. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Rob Godby, director of the Center for Energy Economics and Public Policy at the University of Wyoming, about the outlook for the coal industry in the U.S.

In 'Captured,' Democratic Senator Decries Money's Role In Politics

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island about his new book, Captured: The Corporate Infiltration of American Democracy.

On Presidents Day, Honoring Vice Presidents With A Song

Why does the U.S. have a holiday for chief executives, but none for their vice presidents? We right that wrong on this Presidents Day with an original vice presidents song.

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