Presidential candidates have mostly stayed away from discussing the National Security Agency's surveillance programs. That's quickly changing.
Governor Jay Inslee, a Democrat, talks to Steve Inskeep about why he feels it's important to support refugees fleeing Syria's civil war. Inslee has received criticism from people in his state.
The billionaire's support remains essentially unchanged at 22 percent, far ahead of other Republican candidates in the state.
30 governors have expressed opposition to resettlement of Syrian refugees over security concerns in the wake of the Paris terrorist attacks.
The woman adopted her longtime partner's kids while living in Georgia, but she moved to Alabama when they split. The top court in that state refused to recognize her parental rights.
Hundreds of people fleeing the war in Syria have already settled in Texas. The governor says he doesn't want any more. We found Texans who support the move against Syrians - and some who don't.
The Ohio governor and 2016 GOP presidential hopeful outlined his foreign policy agenda in an interview with NPR, saying "I think it is absolutely critical to invite our moderate Muslim friends."
Louisiana Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal announced Tuesday evening that he was suspending his campaign for president.
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to Todd Stern, the U.S. special envoy for climate change, ahead of the Paris Climate Conference. Negotiators from nearly 200 countries will discuss how to slow climate change.
Sen. Lindsey Graham, a Republican candidate for president, also called for a "time out" on the U.S.'s Syrian refugee program "until we can ensure we have proper vetting."
In the aftermath of the Paris attacks, Republicans in Congress are seeking action limiting President Obama's plan to resettle Syrian refugees in the United States.
The Paris attacks have ignited a debate over whether Syrian refugees should be allowed into the United States. What is the process for selecting and vetting such refugees to ensure they do not pose a security risk?
Eugene V. Debs, who went to prison for his socialist beliefs, gave a famous speech in Ohio in 1918 urging resistance to the World War I draft.
House Speaker Paul Ryan calls for a "pause" on America's Syrian refugee program, to give Congress time to evaluate the national security risks.
In an interview with Morning Edition, the Republican senator criticized the administration's strategy against ISIS, following the president's remarks Monday.
After originally questioning what authority he had to keep refugees out, Iowa's governor joined others in asking the federal government not to bring Syrian refugees into his state.
Steve Inskeep talks to Sen. John McCain, chairman of the Armed Services Committee, about the ISIS threat, U.S. governors not wanting to accept Syrian refugees and the possibility of peace in Syria.
After last week's terrorist attacks in Paris, governors across the U.S. say they won't take Syrian refugees — citing the risk that terrorists could use the program to slip into the country.
The White House will soon send Congress its proposal to close the detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. A Colorado town that hosts a federal and state prison debate taking in the detainees.
Big events like the terror attacks always lead to several incorrect headlines.