Iowa's freshman Sen. Joni Ernst hosted a herd of potential Republican presidential candidates for her first-ever Roast and Ride event, asserting herself as a force in presidential politics.
The Environmental Protection Agency has found no evidence that fracking has let to widespread, systemic pollution of water. Correspondent Jeff Brady tells NPR's Rachel Martin what the report means.
In California, a program called "procedural justice" aims to improve the relationship between police and communities of color. Officer Kyle Hay tells NPR's Rachel Martin how it has helped him on his beat.
A massive manhunt is underway in New York for two convicted murders who escaped Saturday from a maximum security facility in upstate New York.
The leftist party that swept Greek elections earlier this year promised to save Greece from the clutches of austerity. But Greece and the Eurozone remained locked in a standoff over a new credit deal.
Northwestern professor Laura Kipnis was recently cleared in a Title IX investigation prompted by student complaints over an essay she wrote. She talks to NPR's Rachel Martin about the controversy.
The leftist party that swept Greek elections earlier this year promised to save Greece from the clutches of austerity. But Greece and the European Union remained deadlocked over a new credit deal.
His heart said "Give!" His mind wondered: "Am I gullible? Do handouts really help?" Looking back, he's not happy with the choice he made.
The colt ran to victory in the Belmont Stakes Saturday, after winning the Derby and the Preakness. He's the first horse since 1978 to achieve what some call the most difficult feat in sports.
Search crews continue to look for three missing people after the Memorial Day weekend flood on the Blanco River. Meanwhile, those in Wimberley, Texas, are struggling to put their lives back together.
Renewed fighting in Eastern Ukraine marked an end to a tenuous cease-fire agreed to in February. Observers fear that a surge in violence could plunge the region into another full scale war.
While doing a profile of a transgender activist in Washington, D.C., NPR's Pam Fessler heard some touching personal stories from trans women trying to adapt to their new lives.
Rodney Carey has been on the other side of the street in New Orleans. He's trying to get his students to come back.
Five years after the Justice Department vowed to hold people accountable for the largest oil spill in U.S. history, its prosecution of BP executives has foundered.
In an interview with an Italian newspaper, the Russian leader said the world has changed so much that no one "in their right mind" could imagine Russia attacking NATO.
A court had put the Islamist organization on the terror list in February, but the latest ruling says it lacked jurisdiction in the case.
The former attorney general and Iraq War veteran being laid to rest in a Catholic ceremony in Wilmington.
The Cold War-era rocket, which appeared to be targeted at a major air base in the kingdom's south, was brought down by Patriot missiles, officials say.
The cruise ship, which was righted on Friday, capsized on Monday in the Yangtze River with 456 people aboard.
The Triple Crown hopeful could beat the odds and win at Belmont Park on Saturday, but like so many other Kentucky Derby and Preakness winners, he'll have to beat a field of better-rested rivals.