In the summer of 1964, violent demonstrations spread across seven cities, each sparked by confrontations between black residents and their predominantly white police forces.
A parade featuring armored personnel carriers and beret-clad soldiers marks the 23rd anniversary since Kiev broke from Russia's orbit at the end of the Cold War.
Scientists in the island nation say after an earlier sub-glacial eruption, there are no signs of ongoing volcanic activity at Bardarbunga.
As things calm down after dramatic weeks in Ferguson, Mo., Rev. Carlton Lee will address his congregation in St. Louis. He talks with NPR's Linda Wertheimer about how the city can begin to heal.
Students entering the University of New Hampshire will be required to complete an online seminar about sexual assault and are urged to talk with their parents about it before arriving on campus.
The killing of reporter James Foley has brought to light the trend of radicalized U.K. citizens going to fight in Syria and Iraq. NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks to the Huffington Post UK's Mehdi Hasan.
On Sept. 18, Scotland votes on whether to break away from the U.K. Correspondent Ari Shapiro just returned from Scotland, and he tells NPR's Linda Wertheimer about the state of the campaign.
In the wake of violent clashes between protesters and police in Ferguson, Mo., President Obama is ordering a review of the federal programs that help local police departments purchase military gear.
Ukraine marks 23 years of independence from the former Soviet Union on Sunday, but with a war going on in the east, there seems to be little for Ukrainians to celebrate.