The former secretary of state has been battling a controversy over her use of a private email server, but in the first Democratic debate, she was crisp and changed the conversation for a night.
From Bernie's Sanders rousing defense of Hillary Clinton's email scandal to Jim Webb's awkward moment about an enemy soldier, here's what you may have missed.
The Democrats running for president appeared in their first official debate Tuesday night in Las Vegas. The candidates pressed many of the same themes they discuss on the campaign trail.
Tuesday night's Democratic debate in Las Vegas wasn't just a political exercise. It was prime-time television drama. We find out how the debate played out as a media event.
Jeb Bush unveiled his health care plan Tuesday. What's in it, is it realistic and what does it say about his priorities?
The party's presidential candidates showed daylight on the issues of gun control and financial regulation.
Sen. Bernie Sanders foreshadowed a subdued debate. But he and Hillary Clinton had plenty of substantive clashes on issues ranging from Syria to marijuana.
NPR kept tabs on how long each candidate spoke during Tuesday's presidential debate.
Stakes are high for Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders in their first face-off of the campaign, while lower-tier candidates are fighting to stay relevant.
Families of two Palestinians accused of attacks on Israelis describe their shock and some of the anger driving a new wave of violence.
Planned Parenthood says it will no longer accept reimbursement for the cost of providing fetal tissue to researchers. The move is a response to sting videos and accusations that the organization unlawfully profits from such donations.
Ever since Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine in July 2014, Russia has offered a number of explanations — all of which attempt to shift blame away from Russia and its Ukrainian separatist allies.
A report on the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 has been released in the Netherlands. The report says the plane was shot down by a Russian-built missile, but the question of who fired that missile will be determined by a separate criminal inquiry.
Superstitious Houston Astro fans can blame Texas Gov. Greg Abbott for their team's collapse Monday in the American League Division Series.
Las Vegas is hosting the first official debate between the Democratic presidential candidates Tuesday night. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with Michael Finnegan of the Los Angeles Times about how the city's slow recovery from the recession may set the tone.
Three years ago, the court struck down mandatory life sentences in cases involving juvenile defendants. Should that ruling be applied retroactively to those sentenced to life long ago?
A letter leaked by a veteran Vatican analyst known to be critical of the Francis papacy, has thrown the synod on the family into turmoil and confusion. Allegedly signed by 13 conservative cardinals, the letter complained to the pope that the assembly has been stacked against them. Within hours of the letter's publication Monday, four of the cardinals said they never signed the letter.
The Democratic presidential candidates will be on stage Tuesday night in Las Vegas for their first official debate of the 2016 campaign.
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Ryan's ability to walk a fine line between the Republican party's hardline conservative and establishment wings goes back years, and has made him "everybody's choice" to run for speaker of the House.