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

Donald Trump may face a skeptical public as he prepares to take office, but his staunch supporters seem ready to back him regardless of what he does as president. And they have a message for those upset with his victory: get over it. "Everybody's protesting that Trump got in," said Deborah LaGrange, a dental assistant from Des Moines, Iowa, who attended a Trump thank-you tour rally Thursday. "I'm sorry, but I didn't whine and cry when Obama got in for the last eight. I mean, pull up your...

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Among his campaign promises, President-elect Donald Trump vowed to increase domestic energy production and roll back President Obama's efforts to combat climate change . A lengthy questionnaire recently sent to the Department of Energy suggests that effort may dig deep. Among the transition's inquiries, NPR's Jennifer Ludden reports: "It wants to know who at the Department of Energy attended domestic and international climate talks. It wants emails about those conferences. It also asks about...

Homeward Pikes Peak believes people can recover. They help to house and counsel people facing homelessness and addiction every day. They offer a variety of housing programs for the homeless - one for sober living, one for mentally ill adults, and another for disabled veterans. Homeward Pikes Peak also operates an outpatient substance abuse clinic specializing in women's services, including pregnant women. The mission at Homeward Pikes Peak ( www.homewardpp.org ) is to create self - sufficiency, sober parents, effective employees, and dignity.

In what could mark an escalation of tensions with the West, commercial satellite images suggest that Russia is moving a new generation of nuclear-capable missiles into Eastern Europe. Russia appears to be preparing to permanently base its Iskander missile system in Kaliningrad, a sliver of territory it controls along the Baltic coast between Lithuania and Poland. Arms control experts shared fresh satellite imagery with NPR, which they say provides evidence that the Iskander will soon be...

Updated 5 p.m. ET The first American to orbit the Earth has died. John Glenn was the last surviving member of the original Mercury astronauts. He would later have a long political career as a U.S. senator, but that didn't stop his pioneering ways. Glenn made history a second time in 1998, when he flew aboard the shuttle Discovery to become the oldest person to fly in space. Glenn was 95 when he died; he had been hospitalized in an Ohio State University medical center in Columbus since last...

There are plenty of recent stories involving white police officers who have shot and killed black men, including some who are on trial for those shootings. Then there's the case of a white cop who did not shoot a black man holding a gun — and it may have cost him his job. It started with a 911 call for help in Weirton, W.Va., on May 6 at 2:51 a.m. An emergency dispatcher in turn put out a call for an officer. "Had a female stating they needed someone right now. She sounded hysterical," the...

The Mission of The Resource Exchange is to build independence for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities….and their remarkable abilities. TRE ( www.tre.org ) is currently serving nearly 4,000 children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and their families, through a range of fully customizable service lines.

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Pearl Harbor survivor and Colorado Springs resident Lt. Jim Downing is visiting Hawaii to commemorate the 75 th anniversary of the infamous attack.

Noreen Landis - Tyson is the President and CEO of CPCD ( www.cpcdheadstart.org ). CPCD is all about giving kids a head start. CPCD provides educational, physical and behavioral health, and nutritional services for children 3 to 5 years of age . There's also ' Early Head Start' which helps pregnant women and children ages birth to 3 . This program serves to enhance the development of very young children while promoting healthy family functioning and school readiness.

Today we hear from Alma Grandpre, one of the 'Friends' of TRP - Therapeutic Recreation Program. The mission of TRP ( www.springsgov.com/tr ) is to provide opportunities for youth and adults (including veterans and seniors) to acquire skills that enable them to participate in leisure experiences of their choice and enhance their abilities to function within a community setting. Alma Grandpre is with the TRCP (Therapeutic Recreation Community Partners) which supports TRP in their mission by providing scholarships.

Seventy-five years after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, some Americans have never stopped believing that President Franklin Roosevelt let it happen in order to draw the U.S. into World War II. "It's ridiculous," says Rob Citino, a senior researcher at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans. "But it's evergreen. It never stops. My students, over 30 years — there'd always be someone in class [who'd say], 'Roosevelt knew all about it.'" Conspiracy theories, half-truths and full-on...

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