Khan, a Muslim-American lawyer, was thrust into the spotlight after speaking at the Democratic convention about his soldier son who was killed Iraq in 2004.
In a rare outreach to journalists, the Democratic nominee spoke Friday at the joint convention for the National Associations of Black Journalists and Hispanic Journalists.
Donald Trump's list is heavy with successful Wall Street and real estate industry figures, but short of actual economists.
The former grand wizard is running for U.S. Senate in Louisiana. Duke tells NPR that, based on polling by his campaign, he believes he'll be supported by more than 75 percent of Donald Trump voters.
For some obstetricians and gynecologists, Zika virus is transforming how they practice medicine. Talks with pregnant patients now include testing for the virus and the risks of long-term effects.
Hillary Clinton's campaign is trying to build a case that Trump is "temperamentally unfit to be president." It's a reversal of something that has long hung over female candidates.
Ahead of the November election, courts have fairly consistently been striking down new voting restrictions, culminating in some big wins for civil rights forces in late July and early August.
Hillary Clinton has come under attack from journalists and Donald Trump for her failure to have press conferences. A look at her strategy for the media.
President Obama held a wide-ranging news conference at the Pentagon on Thursday. He talked about the presidential campaign, a recently discovered cash payment to Iran, and efforts to defeat ISIS.
Steve Inskeep talks with John Dickerson — of CBS's "Face the Nation" — about his new book of presidential campaign history called "Whistlestop."
Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke is running for Senate in Louisiana, linking his decision to Donald Trump's bid for the presidency. Duke talks with Steve Inskeep about why he thinks the country is in a position to support him.
The Karl Rove-founded group that advocates for certain candidates has turned its attention to Senate races and away from the presidential race. Its CEO, Steven Law, talks about why.
Taking a cue from Khizr Khan's speech at the Democratic National Convention, protesters held up the booklets during a Trump speech in Portland, Maine.
Donald Trump, who has begun to slip in the polls, has charged that the outcome of November's election will be "rigged." President Obama blasted that as "ridiculous" in a wide-ranging news conference.
President Obama held a press conference Thursday ahead of his August vacation where he talked about his meeting with the Pentagon on the administration's strategy to counter ISIS.
NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Joerg Lau, foreign editor of Die Zeit, about how Germany views the U.S. presidential election. He says Donald Trump raises much confusion and concern among Germans.
Usually foreign diplomats try to stay out of U.S. politics. But for Ukraine's ambassador to the U.S., this is a hard time to stay silent. He's worried about what Donald Trump is saying about Ukraine and Russia on the campaign trail.
Hillary Clinton campaigned in Nevada Thursday where she focused on how union workers without college degrees can get good jobs. In Maine, Trump focused on a cash payment sent to Iran by the U.S.
NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with longtime Village Voice investigative reporter Wayne Barrett about Donald Trump's mentor and lawyer, Roy Cohn, who is said to have taught Trump the strategy of attack, counterattack and never apologize. Barrett is author of the 1991 biography of Trump, Trump: The Deals and the Downfall.
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