NPR News: Rikers Island Could Be Closed And Replaced With Smaller Jails Around New York City

Rikers Island Could Be Closed And Replaced With Smaller Jails Around New York City
Mayor Bill de Blasio is committed to replacing the notorious jail amid reports of widespread violence by inmates and guards but says it won’t be quick or easy. One plan would cost $10 billion.

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NPR News: In A Story With Many Twists, Congress’ Russia Election-Meddling Probe Takes Another

In A Story With Many Twists, Congress’ Russia Election-Meddling Probe Takes Another
Former national security adviser Mike Flynn says he would testify to congressional committees in exchange for immunity. President Trump encouraged him to try to make such a deal.

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