"We want to know who knew what and when they knew it," Mayor Karen Weaver says. She was elected in November after vowing to address the problem.
The presidential candidate says a jalapeno a day helps keep her healthy on the campaign trail. Turns out, she could be onto something. A large recent study linked a spicy food habit to longevity.
Supporters of Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are pulling out the stops to mobilize supporters ahead of next month's Iowa caucuses. NPR catches up with some of those supporters.
It's the final stretch in Iowa. In a little over a week, people will cast the first votes of this election — and, on the Democratic side, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders find themselves in a very tight race and stepping up attacks and changing tactics.
Donald Trump says he speaks for the "silent majority," which is a phrase with a long history in politics. Iowa voters supporting Trump discuss just what makes up the silent majority in 2016.
Talk of peace between the parties, as Clinton described in an NPR interview, will not appeal to everyone in this year of the angry activist. But Clinton hopes to survive the primaries.
Every campaign has volunteers who passionately support their candidate for president. Some of them have unique stories — like the couple who moved from Hawaii to Iowa to participate in the caucuses.
This election season is more frenzied than those in recent memory, says a top GOP lawyer. Renee Montagne talks to Benjamin Ginsberg, about why the nominating contest won't be over for months.
Hillary Clinton has been feeling the heat from her Democratic challengers. Senator Bernie Sanders this week criticized Clinton — saying she may have experience but doesn't have the right judgment.
The water contamination crisis in Flint became more political Wednesday when President Obama met with Mayor Karen Weaver. Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has apologized to the people of the city.
Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton are locked in a tighter race than Clinton could have imagined months ago. Now, Clinton and her allies are criticizing Sanders' preparedness to be president.
Former Secretary of State and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton spoke with NPR's Ari Shapiro in San Antonio, Texas, on Jan. 20.
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton about how her campaign strategy has changed since her 2008 defeat, and she responds to the water crisis in Flint, Mich.
A day after endorsing Donald Trump for president, former Alaska governor and Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin campaigned with Trump in Oklahoma.
In an interview with NPR, Clinton confirmed she eating fresh jalapeño peppers on the campaign trail to stay healthy, which started after she read about how peppers boost immunity back in 1992.
The former secretary of State says a new report that some emails on her private server exceeded the "Top Secret" classification is "an effort to inject" controversy "into her campaign."
The deal OK'd by a key Senate panel preserves stricter school nutrition standards enacted since 2010, but gives schools more leeway in implementing them. It also calls for encouraging salad bars.
The Vermont senator crisscrossed snowy Western Iowa Tuesday in a brand new campaign bus. He spoke about his usual economic message, but also stepped up his political punches against Hillary Clinton.
Gov. Rick Snyder delivered his State of the State address, and apologized for the drinking water disaster in Flint. He said he will release his emails on the lead-contaminated tap water in Flint.
Camp Cruz is a surplus college dorm in Iowa filled with volunteers for GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz, complete with a camp counselor and daily cheers for the Texas senator.