NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Fred Hiatt, editorial page editor from The Washington Post, about the publication today of what seems to be Jamal Khashoggi's final column and the Post's effort to get to the bottom of Khashoggi's disappearance.
Mexico has ramped up security along its southern border as thousands of Hondurans continue their trek north through Guatemala aiming to reach the United States. President Trump has threatened to cut off funding to nations that aid their passage.
Another caravan is on its way from Central America to the US border, enraging the Trump Administration that is now considering resuming family separations as a way to deter asylum-seeking migrants from crossing into the country illegally. The president's critics warn that new scheme for family separation is just as cruel as the previous one.
Emails among federal officials indicate that President Trump vetoed a redevelopment plan for the site of the FBI headquarters. The project could have featured a hotel to compete with Trump's hotel, a block away.
The Sears bankruptcy highlights the struggle that many suburban malls face, especially when an big anchor retailer shuts down. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with former Sears Canada CEO Mark Cohen about malls in the post-Sears era.
President Trump is in the midst of a three state western campaign swing. He has been campaigning aggressively for midterm candidates, going mostly to Trump country and avoiding areas where he is less popular.
The Interior Department's Inspector General, the agencies independent watchdog, may be replaced by a political appointee now at the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Ryan Zinke, Interior Secretary, is the subject of some 14 different investigations.
For centuries, white Americans distanced themselves from any non-white ancestry they might have. Now many are claiming it--some from pride, others to claim benefits designed for minorities. What percentage minority can they claim? It's complicated.