President Barack Obama addresses the nation, following the lifting of sanctions on Iran. NPR's Scott Horsley and Deb Amos join host Rachel Martin to discuss what the president says.
While negotiations over a nuclear deal between the United States and Iran began two years ago, smaller efforts for diplomacy go back to the last decade.
One of America's political dynasties is turning out in force: Bill and Chelsea Clinton are campaigning for Hillary Clinton in Iowa.
On Monday Donald Trump will give the convocation address to students at Liberty University. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to pastor Darrell Scott about Trump's appeal to evangelical voters.
Rocket scientist and YouTube star, Destin Sandlin, got to interview President Obama. NPR's Rachel Martin asks Sandlin about what the two spoke about. Space, of course!
It's the last debate for the Democrats before the first votes will be cast in Iowa, where Hillary Clinton and Vermont independent Bernie Sanders are locked in a neck-and-neck race.
His State of the Union address said we should be able to wipe out malaria. Progress has been enormous — but researchers are alarmed by new twists.
The Iran prisoner exchange was not an easy decision at the White House. NPR's Scott Horsley talks about some of the factors at play.
Virginia Republican Puneet Ahluwalia, actor Ravi Patel and NPR's Sam Sanders join Michel Martin to talk Nikki Haley hashtags and the Oscar nominations.
Four men in Iranian custody and seven working their way through the U.S. legal system will be released or pardoned today as part of a prisoner swap. Here's what we know about them.
The new Spanish parliament looks very different than its predecessor. The assembly now has its first black MP, a physicist who uses a wheelchair and a record number of female lawmakers.
While Donald Trump dominates the presidential race in New Hampshire, other Republicans like Jeb Bush, Chris Christie and Marco Rubio fight it out to emerge as the savior of the GOP establishment.
Donald Trump and Ted Cruz were the clear front-runners in Thursday night's debate. Scott Simon talks with NPR's Ron Elving about what that means for the rest of the candidates.
The Republican Spanish-language response to State of the Union was almost identical to the one delivered in English, except on the issue of immigration. Will that help or hurt with Latino voters?
The South Carolina governor's response to President Obama's State of the Union highlighted a reality for Haley — for some, she is too "brown." For others, not brown enough.
Stocks all over the world plunged Friday as investors became even more nervous about China's weakness and oil's collapse. The worries triggered a broad stock sell-off and sent oil below $30 a barrel.
After Thursday night's Republican presidential debate, NPR policy reporters fact check the candidates' statements.
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks to Joy-Ann Reid, national correspondent for MSNBC and author of Fracture, and Mary Kate Cary, former speechwriter for President George H.W. Bush and columnist for U.S. News & World Report, about the political news of the week.
The Republican front-runner is shirking retail politics for big rallies. And he's banking on those crowds showing up on caucus night.
Graham's presidential campaign went nowhere, but as a senator from the early voting state of South Carolina he hopes to still have some clout.