NPR blogger Adam Frank says Americans need to stop carrying the guilt of climate change, so that we can move on and fix it.
Josh Katz discusses his most recent graphic "Matching Candidates With Books They Sound Like" for "The Upshot" in The New York Times. The piece compared the speaking styles of different presidential candidates to word choices in popular books based on how complex, positive or negative the candidates' speeches are.
The GOP presidential candidates are in Boulder, Colo., Wednesday night for their third debate, which will focus on economic issues.
Wisconsin Republican Paul Ryan won the Republican nomination speaker of the House Wednesday, but there are questions about whether he will be able to bring together a fractured caucus.
Ryan publicly declined to run for speaker at least three times this year, but then said he relented after pressure from Republican leaders.
A judge set the sentencing date for Feb. 29. Federal prosecutors have recommended up to six months in prison as part of a plea deal that will allow the 73-year-old former congressman to avoid a trial.
There will be a renewed focus on a surging Ben Carson, while Jeb Bush needs a strong performance during the debate focused on the economy to assuage nervous donors.
By voluntarily renouncing his office, Boehner freed himself to do what had to be done. To paraphrase Shakespeare's epitaph for another warrior, nothing in his career became him like the leaving it.
Ahead of Wednesday's Republican debate, Steve Inskeep talks to GOP strategist Stuart Stevens about what to expect.
Paul Ryan will officially ask his party to nominate him for speaker of the House on Wednesday. He has secured the support of the most conservative and rebellious members, but can he govern them?
GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson's low-key speaking style is cited as an attractive quality by some of his supporters. It also contrasts with the man at the top of the polls with him, Donald Trump.
The billionaire real-estate mogul has seen his numbers slip in the state that holds the first presidential nominating contest, and he let the crowd know about his displeasure Tuesday night.
In any other year, a popular governor of Ohio might be an ideal GOP presidential candidate. But this isn't any other year, as Kasich acknowledged in an NPR interview.
Students at the University of Colorado say they plan to protest their exclusion from the GOP debate on their campus.
Donald Trump is trying to raise suspicion of his surging Republican challenger's religious beliefs. But they're still largely in line with evangelical views, and differences may not matter to voters.
The budget deal might be a political win, but is it good policy? Check out what's in it.
SXSW — the music and interactive media conference that takes place in Austin, Texas, each year — has a controversy on its hands. The organization has cancelled two sessions about sexism in video gaming culture because of threats of violence. Now the Internet news company BuzzFeed is threatening to pull out unless SXSW reverses its decision.
NPR looks at the details of the Congressional budget deal reached Monday night — the good, the bad and the ugly.
With Russia entering the Syria battlefield and the first U.S. combat casualty in the fight against the Islamic State, Defense Secretary Ash Carter tells Congress the U.S. is stepping up its campaign against ISIS in Syria and Iraq. But Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford admits the effort to date has fallen short. And Carter, after considerable prodding, confirms a U.S. destroyer did enter waters China claims in the South China Sea.
The organization canceled panels on harassment and Gamergate because of threats of violence. BuzzFeed and Vox say they will pull out of the conference unless SXSW reverses its decision.