Senator Al Franken resigned Thursday after multiple sexual harassment allegations against him. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to Katie Packer Beeson, Mitt Romney's former campaign manager, about sexual harassment on Capitol Hill.
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Middle East scholar Dr. Shelby Telhami about his regional view of President Trump's Jerusalem announcement yesterday. The decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital has sparked violence in parts of the Mideast.
Republican and Democratic leaders of Congress went to the White House to negotiate with President Trump on government funding. Congress is trying to pass a short-term extension before a Friday deadline.
After working under three presidents, Nick Rasmussen is stepping down as director of the National Counterterrorism Center. In an exit interview, he tells NPR's Mary Louise Kelly how terrorism threats have changed since the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks.
A white former South Carolina police officer received a 20-year prison sentence for the shooting death of an unarmed black man. Michael Slager shot Walter Scott from behind after he fled during a traffic stop.
After years with no recognition, World War II veteran, Joseph George received the Bronze Star on Thursday. His ship was next to the USS Arizona during the Pearl Harbor attack. He saved many shipmates lives.