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- Ted Cruz Reaches End Of His Race, Clearing GOP Path For Donald Trump
"We are suspending our campaign," the Texas senator told supporters at an Indianapolis rally. "But hear me now â€” I am not suspending our fight for liberty." His announcement ends a vitriolic week.
- Trump Supporter In Indiana: Race Is Over, Party's Healing Can Start
Despite the tempestuous primaries, Republicans will come back together to support the party's candidate, says Vigo County party chair Randy Gentry â€” "give it some time."
- As Trump Victory Appears Imminent, Candidates Fans Await Confirmation
Those gathered at Sen. Ted Cruz's event in Indianapolis are subdued, but "are still waiting to hear from their guy, hopefully to hear him say that he's going to stay in this race."
- The Political Moment Finally Caught Up To Bernie Sanders' Message
After decades of speaking out against income inequality, the senator found fertile ground for it nationally in this post-recession, post-Occupy era. What's the long-term outlook for his movement?
- How The Media Failed In Covering Donald Trump
The media didn't create Trump, but that's no defense: They missed his rise and enabled him too.
- The Environmental Cost Of Growing Food
Economists are working on ways to put a price on the environmental damage of growing food. Take sugar: Half of what we eat comes from beets, half from cane. Each has an impact, in very different ways.
- 'Grim Sleeper' Trial: Jury Finds Los Angeles Man Guilty On 10 Counts Of Murder
Lonnie Franklin Jr. "sat silently, staring straight ahead," as the clerk read the guilty verdicts, NPR's Kirk Siegler reports.
- Donald Trump Celebrates Cinco De Mayo With A Trump Taco Bowl
The apparent Republican presidential nominee declared, "I love Hispanics!" But polls show Hispanics don't love him.
- House Speaker Paul Ryan Says He's Not Backing Trump â€” Yet
Don't add House Speaker Paul Ryan to the list of Republicans who are backing de facto GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump. "I think he has to do more to unify this party," Ryan said.
- N.C. Will Miss Deadline To Respond To Justice Department About LGBT Law
A North Carolina law that restricts which bathrooms transgender people can use violates the Civil Rights Act, the DOJ says. State House Speaker Tim Moore says lawmakers won't take action by Monday.
- Ahead Of Derby Day, Kentucky Residents Gather Early To Beat Tourists
For generations, the day before the Kentucky Derby was unofficially considered "Louisville's Day at the Races," when locals could enjoy Churchill Downs without the huge Derby crowds, high admission prices and general madness. But over the past few years, "Oaks Day" has become popular among out-of-towners who come in early and make a whole weekend of it. Now, locals gather on the Thursday before the Derby.
- Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse Doubles Down On Criticism Of Donald Trump
Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse has emerged as a sometimes contrary voice in the Republican Party, often criticizing his Senate colleagues and promising never to vote for Donald Trump. NPR looks at his role in the party and his thoughts on how it's changing in 2016.
- Donald Trump Campaigns In West Virginia Ahead Of GOP Primary
Apparent Republican nominee Donald Trump visits West Virginia Thursday, where he is expected to appeal to the area's coal ties.
- When States Entice Companies To Move, Workers Are Left Behind
Cities and states spend huge sums of money to entice businesses to come and "create jobs." But in today's economy, there's little guarantee businesses will stay. NPR meets some of the workers left behind when a business moves on.
- 'He's A Work In Progress': Former Reagan Adviser Joins Pro-Trump SuperPAC
NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Ed Rollins, who signed on as a strategist for the pro-Trump Great America superPAC.