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Linguist Geoff Nunberg says it's common for citizens of democracies to express concerns about the government. But the term "deep state" refers to something more nefarious — and conspiratorial.
Aug. 9, 2018
Tribune Media has called off a $3.9 billion merger deal with Sinclair Broadcast Group. CNN's Hadas Gold joins NPR's David Greene to discuss what the termination means.
Aug. 9, 2018
The New York City Council voted to put new licenses for Uber and Lyft cars on hold for a year to study the services' effect on traffic congestion and look at how drivers are paid.
Aug. 9, 2018
Tribune CEO Peter Kern said Thursday that the deal unraveled because Sinclair chose to follow a strategy that was only in its own self-interest.
Aug. 9, 2018
For those who take their cues directly from Trump, all tales of Russian influence and interference are distractions that border on being a conspiracy against the Trump regime.
Aug. 9, 2018
A family road trip in 1963 inspired Roger Tofte to build a fairy tale theme park. At first, he made everything on his own, by hand. Now, more than 100,000 people a year visit his dream come to life.
Aug. 9, 2018
Photographer Preston Gannaway posted photos of her cat for 100 days on Instagram to grieve after she died. The series, called #100daysofisis, shows the relationship between photography and memory.
Aug. 9, 2018
A love song about wildflowers is the song of the summer on both sides of Kashmir's much-disputed border, after getting a push from a popular Pakistani television program funded by a soda company.
Aug. 9, 2018
James Loewen's 1995 book explained how history textbooks got the story of America wrong. Now, in a new edition, Loewen champions critical thinking in the age of fake news.
Aug. 9, 2018
At least three people are reportedly dead and a dozen injured in the Gaza Strip, while at least 11 people reportedly were wounded when Hamas rockets landed in the southern Israeli city of Sderot.
Aug. 9, 2018
If you were to build a franchise-type structure for raising orphans, what would it look like?
Aug. 9, 2018
President Trump and his supporters have often complained about the deep state — a cabal of hostile bureaucrats. But maybe the biggest impediment to the president comes from his Cabinet.
Aug. 9, 2018
The Trump administration has proposed a rule that would prohibit some home health workers from having union dues deducted from their paychecks. The rule would likely undercut unions' power, all agree.
Aug. 9, 2018
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh opposes limiting the power of the presidency. That opinion could have profound consequences for the special counsel investigation.
Aug. 9, 2018
The move, which comes months after the attack in the U.K. on Russian ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, follows pressure on the Trump administration from lawmakers in both parties.
Aug. 8, 2018

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