Park Geun-hye was already serving 24 years in jail. On Friday a court convicted the disgraced leader of illegally receiving funds from a state agency and breaking election laws.
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Immigration lawyers say they're seeing an alarming spike in the number of asylum claims that are being rejected at the earliest stage, known as the credible fear interview.
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National Intelligence Director Dan Coats has been repeatedly put on the spot by President Trump's actions in Helsinki and at home. NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with former director John Negroponte about how he might navigate the situation.
The Main Intelligence Directorate of the Russian Armed Forces is accused of masterminding the assault on the 2016 presidential election. The agency has a history dating back to the Bolshevik Revolution.
President Trump has faced backlash this week as he's tried to clarify his talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Republicans in Congress say he's making a mistake by cozying up to an American enemy. But in the conservative Florida panhandle, voters still have faith in Trump's foreign policy.
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and Brookings Institution and Margaret Hoover, host of Firing Line on PBS, the Helsinki summit between Russian President Vladimir Putin and President Trump and Russian interference in elections.
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with New York Times Matt Apuzzo about the recording attorney Michael Cohen made of his conversation with then-presidential candidate Donald Trump about payments to a Playboy model.
From the joint press conference in Helsinki to the news that President Trump had invited Russian President Vladimir Putin to Washington, D.C., for a second meeting — it has been a banner week.
The 24 Russians indicted for election interference in 2016 will probably never face trial in the U.S. So, other than to present the public with evidence of the Russian government's campaign to undermine democratic institutions, what are other reasons to make the names of those Russian operatives known?
NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Barry Slaughter Olsen, an interpreter who has worked with the State Department, about the interpreter's code of ethics and not talking about what was said in private meetings.
Ebba Chitambo, 66, made music during Zimbabwe's fight for independence. Now, he's giving advice to a new generation of musicians about writing political music.
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The city hosted the Democratic National Convention that renominated Barack Obama in 2012. President Trump won North Carolina in 2016, a swing state key to his victory.
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel gave a wide-ranging press conference today in Berlin with the German and foreign press. On the Trump-Putin summit in Helsinki, she seemed to welcome that the two met.
Activists aimed to bring one balloon to the president's backyard; they overshot their fundraising goal and now say they will create more than one replica.
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The Trump administration has offered no information about supposed "specific" proposals that Russian officials have mentioned publicly.
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We have a recap on President Trump's week of various statements about Russia and its interference in the 2016 U.S. election.
President Trump boasts that he's tougher on Russia than any other president. His administration has adopted some tough policies, even though Trump's rhetoric is almost always friendly toward Moscow.
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Conservative columnist Jonah Goldberg of the National Review talks with NPR's David Greene about how Republicans are responding to President Trump's deferential treatment of President Putin.
The security of the midterm vote is a question that's coming up again after President Trump's press conference with Russian leader Vladimir Putin, where Trump seemed to doubt Russia interference.
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Top Trump administration officials publicly diverge from their boss. A new surprise: Trump invites Vladimir Putin to Washington. And Comic-Con in San Diego brings costumes, cameos and creativity.