NPR's Audie Cornish talks about the history of how Cuba ended up on the state-sponsored terrorism list.
The leaders of all 35 nations in the Western Hemisphere gather for the first time ever this week at the Summit of the Americas.
NPR's Melissa Block speaks with political commentators, E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution and David Brooks of The New York Times.
NPR's Melissa Block interviews Mira Rapp-Hooper, director of the Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, about China's artificial islands.
Hillary Clinton plans to announce her intention to run for president Sunday. It will be her second run, and a very different campaign is in store.
A source with knowledge of Hillary Clinton's campaign plans says she will announce on Sunday that she's running for president. But don't expect a big campaign rally with thousands of supporters.
NPR has learned that the former first lady and secretary of state will formally announce her plan to seek the Democratic nomination, ending years of speculation about her intentions.
Rand Paul kicked off his campaign with media interviews and stops in states with early nominating contests. Reporters wanted to know if he'd shifted his views to better appeal to GOP voters.
NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Margaret Myers, director of the China and Latin America program at the Inter-American Dialogue.
Joe Biden has recently made headlines for getting a little too touchy with a cabinet member's wife. Now, a picture posted by Georgina Bloomberg shows Biden with her son's pacifier in his mouth.
A scuffle between members of a Cuban delegation and anti-Castro groups has raised tensions in Panama, ahead of the Summit of the Americas.
President Obama is in Jamaica, where the U.S. is trying to gain influence in the region by using a powerful tool — energy.
Days into his campaign, Paul is pouncing on the mainstream media and Democrats, though he insists his short temper is "pretty equal opportunity."
A measure that would require more children to get vaccinated is moving ahead in the California Legislature. Though the state saw a large measles outbreak this year, final passage may be tough.
A bill to require more children get vaccinated is moving forward in the Calif. legislature. But even in the state that saw a large measles outbreak this year, its passage is going to be difficult.
The president meets with Caribbean leaders in Jamaica Thursday — and a looming energy crunch in the region is high on the list.
Two prominent Republicans in Missouri committed suicide within weeks of each other. Both men were openly upset about political attacks early in the state's primary.
State Rep. Wendell Gilliard, D-S.C., discusses the fatal shooting of Walter Scott by a police officer in North Charleston, S.C.
The senator accused President Obama of holding up a "false choice" between his framework on Iran's nuclear program and war. He also seemed to diminish what military action against Iran would entail.
Despite controversies with the Clinton Foundation, Bill Clinton is aiming to keep it going even if his wife, Hillary, becomes president.