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CIA Concludes Russian Interference Aimed To Elect Trump

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NPR has confirmed that intelligence officials say it's now "quite clear" Russian hackers worked to tip the presidency in Donald Trump's favor. Trump's transition team has dismissed the assessment.

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For Austria, A Tough Choice On What To Do With Hitler's Birthplace

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Austrian officials want to make sure "nothing would happen there ... that could support Nazi ideology in any way," says a government spokesman. But there's disagreement on how best to proceed.

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Fresh Air Weekend: 'Times' Editor Dean Baquet; Megyn Kelly; The Best Books Of 2016

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Dean Baquet of The New York Times talks about covering Donald Trump. Fox News host Kelly discusses Trump's "de-legitimization" of the media. Critic Maureen Corrigan presents the 10 best books of '16.

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Trump Supporters to Detractors: 'Pull Up Your Panties' And Stop Whining

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Despite skepticism of Trump — and losing the popular vote — his supporters say it's time to move on and trust the president-elect to figure things out. They're willing to give him a very long leash.

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Bluff The Listener

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Our panelists read three stories of a potato-related police report, only one of which is true.

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Lightning Fill In The Blank

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All the news we couldn't fit anywhere else.

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Limericks

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Bill reads three news-related limericks: Orange Blush, Crack a Smile and The Best Limerick Ever Made.

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Not My Job: We Quiz Sen. Bernie Sanders On KFC's Colonel Sanders

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This week, we welcome the world's foremost Larry David impersonator (and 2016 Democratic presidential candidate) onto the show.

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Panel Round 1

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Our panelists answer questions about the week's news: Daddle Up.

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Panel Round 2

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More questions for the panel: Parmed and Dangerous.

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Prediction

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Our panelists predict what will be Amazon's next big innovation.

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Who's Bill This Time

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Bill Kurtis reads three quotes from the week's new: About Time, Cabinet of Curiosities and Don't Need Nobody.

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A Message Of Tolerance And Welcome, Spreading From Yard To Yard

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A church in Harrisonburg, Va., posted a simple message last year: "No matter where you are from, we're glad you're our neighbor," in three languages. Now the signs show up from D.C. to Detroit.

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Holocaust Survivors Who Lost Property In Warsaw Have 6 Months To Reclaim It

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NPR's Scott Simon talks to Gideon Taylor, chair of operations for the World Jewish Restitution Organization about a new database that helps Holocaust survivors reclaim Warsaw property.

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Black Santa Claus Is A Hit At Mall Of America, But Faces An Online Backlash

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Larry Jefferson was the first black Santa Claus at the Mall of America in Minnesota. He was popular with the kids, but he sparked on online backlash from people who felt Santa can only be white.

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Trump Supporters to Detractors: 'Pull Up Your Panties' And Stop Whining

Despite skepticism of Trump — and losing the popular vote — his supporters say it's time to move on and trust the...

Porn, Sex And Marriage: What's OK, And What Isn't?

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At A Makeshift Iraqi Court, Harsh Justice For Those Accused Of Aiding ISIS

Working in difficult circumstances, lawyers and judges do their best to administer justice. NPR was present at a...

Will Trump The Politician Become A Dealmaker?

President-elect Donald Trump has promised to tap into his business experience to run the country. As a businessman...

Trump Team Asks Energy Dept. Employees About Involvement In Climate Change Work

The Trump transition team is asking which Department of Energy employees have been involved in climate change talks....

CIA Reportedly Confident Russia Interfered With Election To Help Trump Win

The Washington Post has reported that the CIA says Russia intervened in the 2016 election to help Donald Trump win...

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