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Roberta Rampton

White House Editor

Roberta Rampton is NPR's White House editor. She joined the Washington Desk in October 2019 after spending more than six years as a White House correspondent for Reuters. Rampton traveled around America and to more than 20 countries covering President Trump, President Obama and their vice presidents, reporting on a broad range of political, economic and foreign policy topics. Earlier in her career, Rampton covered energy and agriculture policy.

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A memorial dedicated to the victims of the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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What the shooting in Uvalde has meant for the Latino community

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For Latinos, the Uvalde shooting has an extra layer of grief and trauma

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Tuesday

Ukraine and Scotland face off on the football field on Wednesday

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Thursday

2 senators are working across the aisle to address the mental health crisis

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How the U.S. and Russia feel about Finland and Sweden joining NATO

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Tuesday

The significance of McDonald's golden arches in Russia

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It's a mink... It's a muskrat... It's an otter in the Detroit River

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Friday

Protests in Sri Lanka have turned violent amid power, food and medicine shortages

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New podcast examines what went wrong to lead to the Surfside condominium collapse

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Thursday

In Puerto Rico, the arrests of elected officials worsen trust in government

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Wednesday

If Roe is reversed, Indigenous people see even more barriers to body sovereignty

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A spying scandal and the fate of Western Sahara

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Tuesday

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Broadband companies pledge to help low income families pay for high speed internet

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Friday

Middle East expert weighs in on string of prison releases in Egypt

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Former U.S. consul in Rio de Janeiro raises new alarms about Brazil's Bolsonaro

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Wednesday

The White House isn't saying much about the talks in Venezuela that led to the release of two Americans. Part of the reasons is that there are still a number of Americans detained there. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Biden is shoring up South American ties to help counter Russia

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Friday

The executive order unveiled Friday includes plans to make it easier for people to fix their phones or other equipment themselves. Jewel Samad/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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How New Biden Rules Could Make It Easier To Buy Hearing Aids Or Fix Your Phone

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Friday

President Biden has signed a series of executive actions since Inauguration Day aimed at helping to address the COVID-19 crisis, his top priority in office. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump and first lady Melania Trump make their way to board Marine One as they depart the White House for the last time. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Saturday

President-elect Joe Biden plans to take a number of policy actions on immigration, climate, pandemic mitigation and other issues in his first days and weeks in office, his chief of staff announced on Saturday. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Tuesday

Construction crews work on the platforms where President-elect Joe Biden will take the oath of office at the Capitol in Washington. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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