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Mon. Mar. 16 at Noon - NewsTalk 105.1 and AM 870 | A national one-hour radio special made up of the best practical and explanatory reporting to date, hosted by Lulu Garcia-Navarro.

The new strain of coronavirus that has raced around the world, sickening and killing thousands of people, is now disrupting daily life across the United States. The White House has declared a national emergency, and nearly everyone has questions: How does the virus work? How should my school or business respond? What can I do to protect my household?

This special NPR report provides some answers.

The White House released a memorandum of a phone call that has become the center of an impeachment inquiry among House Democrats.

The president is anticipated to speak more Wednesday about his call to the Ukrainian president.


September's Democratic presidential debate has been narrowed to one night only, as more candidates have called it quits altogether.

Donald Trump
PBS NewsHour

UPDATED at 10:33 a.m.: President Donald Trump on Monday condemned weekend shootings in Texas and Ohio as "barbaric" attacks and crimes "against all humanity" as he called for bipartisan cooperation to strengthen the nation's gun laws. You can watch his remarks here.


It's Night 2 of the Democratic debate in Detroit, airing on CNN beginning at 8 p.m. ET. The second set of 10 candidates is making their case as to why they should be the next president of the United States.

It's Night 1 of two of the July Democratic debates, airing on CNN from 8 to 10 p.m. ET. The first set of 10 candidates is making their case as to why they should be the next president of the United States.

Tuesday's lineup includes a potential progressive clash between Sens. Bernie Sanders of Vermont and Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts. It will be the first time the two share the debate state in this primary.

Department of Justice
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Special counsel Robert Mueller is making a statement about his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. Watch his remarks at the Justice Department live.

Tahquamenon Falls State Park
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The state park system was born on May 12, 1919 with the creation of the Michigan State Park Commission.

William Barr

Attorney General William Barr is testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee to answer questions about special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election. Watch the proceedings in the Republican-led committee live.