NPR's Steve Inskeep interviews the speaker of Iran's Parliament on the nuclear deal, which is under review by lawmakers in the U.S. and Iran.
During the Great Depression, up to two million Mexicans and Mexican-Americans were expelled from the U.S. Research suggests that more than half were U.S.-born citizens.
The deportation of thousands of Colombians from Venezuela and the sealing of the border is provoking chaos. Throngs of deportees are crowding into shelters, families have been separated, and the normally bustling frontier outpost of Villa del Rosario is a ghost town.
NPR takes a look at the Europe-wide response to the migrant crisis. British Prime Minister David Cameron announced Monday the U.K. will accept 20,000 Syrian refugees over the next five years.
After decades of violence and corruption in Baghdad, protesters have put their faith in peaceful demonstration to bring change.
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Joshua Landis, director of the Center for Middle East Studies at the University of Oklahoma, about how highly educated Syrians are leaving their country.
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks to Andrew Selee of the Woodrow Wilson Center about a new report that contradicts the Mexican government's official narrative on how 43 students were killed last year.
President Obama signed an executive order Monday giving up to seven paid sick days a year to employees of federal contractors. The White House says this could benefit around 300,000 workers.
Politics mixed with picnics and parades Monday as the candidates fanned out for an end of summer blitz of campaigning. Many discussed jobs — an issue that tops just about every voter's list.
"This will give about 300,000 working Americans access to paid sick leave for the first time," President Obama said after signing an executive order.
Enjoy your Labor Day holiday because as soon as it's over, the political season will be kicked up a notch.
The U.S. has controlled the naval base for more than a century and sends Cuba annual rent check of just over $4,000. And each year since the Castros took over, the Cubans refuse to cash it.
Lawrence Lessig is running on a singular platform. If elected, he vows to expand voting access, ban gerrymandering and institute campaign finance reform — then resign.
The biggest conventional names in American politics — Clinton and Bush — have stumbled this summer as Americans look to channel their frustrations through unconventional outsiders.
Donald Trump struggled through a foreign policy interview wast week, and Hillary Clinton apologized for her private email server. NPR's Linda Wertheimer discusses politics with correspondent Domenico Montanaro.
The former Florida governor and 2016 Republican presidential candidate says he's his own man, but his brother George W. Bush will pitch in at a campaign fundraiser this week.
Speaking in New Hampshire, Clinton tied the themes of her 1995 speech to her 2016 campaign.
The blaze broke out at about 3:30 a.m. on Friday at the Planned Parenthood clinic in Pullman, which had been targeted by anti-abortion protesters last month.
Kim Davis was put behind bars earlier this week for refusing to comply with a federal court order to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
When Congress returns from summer recess Tuesday, it will tackle the Iran nuclear deal, but that won't be its only big issue. NPR's Scott Simon gets the details from correspondent Scott Horsley.