North Carolina Rep. Renee Ellmers is the first Republican incumbent to lose a primary this year, the victim of heavy conservative spending against her and a new congressional map.
Six states are voting in the last major primary contest of 2016: New Jersey, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana and California.
The likely GOP standard-bearer has accused the judge of bias in the Trump University fraud case because of his Mexican ancestry. But he's widely respected and took on a drug cartel under death threat.
At the end of a two-day meeting, U.S. and Chinese officials agreed to work on reducing the world's steel glut. But U.S. companies and workers said they were skeptical that China will really act.
President Obama is expected to endorse Hillary Clinton for president this week. He will be the rare two-term president to be welcome and active on the campaign trail.
NPR's Robert Siegel does a follow up interview with Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake about Donald Trump's recent comments about Judge Curiel and Muslims. Flake hoped Trump would walk back his statements, but now that he hasn't, he says he is not able endorse Trump, even though he is the presumptive GOP nominee.
House Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday outlined the first of six policy goals that congressional Republicans hope to achieve under a Republican president.
NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Yuval Levin about his latest book, The Fractured Republic: Renewing America's Social Contract in the Age of Individualism. He argues both liberal and conservative Americans' nostalgia for the past has led to today's polarized national life.
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Sen. Amy Klobuchar, a Democrat from Minnesota, about where Hillary Clinton goes with her presidential campaign now that she has secured enough delegate support for the Democratic nomination.
Hillary Clinton has already clinched the Democratic presidential nomination, regardless of whether she wins or loses any primaries on Tuesday night. She reached the threshold with a combination of pledged and superdelegates.
President Obama welcomes Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the White House on Tuesday.
Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are awaiting results from Tuesday's primaries, especially the big prize of California. Clinton has already secured enough delegates to become the presumptive Democratic nominee.
Donald Trump shows no sign of backing off his racially charged criticism of a federal judge, even as he comes under increasing pressure from leaders in the Republican Party.
Controversy is roiling the highest ranks of the Republican Party over criticism of a federal judge by the party's presumptive White House nominee, Donald Trump. The judge in question, Gonzalo Curiel, is a drug-cartel busting former prosecutor first named to a state court by a Republican governor, then to the federal bench by President Obama.
One hundred years ago, Brandeis became the first Jewish justice on the Supreme Court. Author Jeffrey Rosen says that Brandeis was also the most far-seeing progressive justice of the 20th century.
Donald Trump is unlikely to change course, according to a senior campaign source. The presumptive GOP nominee urged allies to keep pressure on Gonzalo Curiel and the press in a conference call Monday.
Recent presidents, and Obama in particular, have increasingly appointed federal judges who are not white men.
Bernie Sanders didn't acknowledge that the Associated Press declared Hillary Clinton as the presumptive Democratic nominee for president. But some of his supporters did.
It wasn't easy for Clinton to clinch the nomination — she got there by applying lessons from her failed 2008 bid and forming strong alliances with Democrats, President Obama and voters of color.
Two California Democrats could advance to the Senate general election. And in a North Carolina race that pits conservatives against the GOP establishment, the first GOP incumbent of 2016 may lose.