Critics called on FBI Director James Comey to be more transparent about the new email investigation, which he announced just days before the general election.
The president will campaign most days next week for Hillary Clinton and other Democrats. It's a rare move for a sitting president and represents an intensifying effort to secure his own legacy.
In November, Maine voters will decide whether to adopt a Ranked Choice Voting system. When electing key officials, voters would rank candidates in order of preference, instead of picking just one.
The rise of a populist movement isn't limited to the United States. Scott Simon talks with Ivo Daalder and Aleksandr Hemon about populism abroad, and their view of an extraordinary election.
Courts there recently sentenced three Iranian-Americans to prison. An Iranian-Canadian academic speaks out about her time in an Iranian prison earlier this year.
Nearly two decades after California banned bilingual education, voters this November 8 will have a chance to restore it, allowing schools to teach students in their native language as well as English.
The FBI's announcement that it's looking into more emails that may relate to its investigation of Hillary Clinton adds yet another wrinkle to the race. NPR's Ron Elving updates Scott Simon.
FBI Director James Comey told Congress a new batch of emails may be pertinent to Clinton's case in light of an unrelated criminal investigation into Anthony Weiner. NPR's Carrie Johnson has more.
Tens of thousands took to the streets across South Korea Saturday, demanding the president resign over new revelations in a wide influence-peddling scandal.
Voters in four states will be deciding whether to raise minimum wages. Supporters hope that voters will both approve the measures and help swing voters to Democratic candidates.
Americans say they're sick of this year's election campaign, that they're switching off the news. Ratings for prime-time TV are down, but cable news networks are seeing higher ratings than ever.
Banks like Wells Fargo have a weapon that can destroy an employee's career: A form. A long, boring form most people don't even know exists.
Clinton called on the FBI to release information about the newly discovered emails that appear to be related to a review of classified information on the server she used as secretary of state.
The candidates aren't talking much about education, but the next president faces big challenges: reducing achievement gaps, implementing the new education law, and expanding access and opportunity.
This follows a broader pattern throughout this campaign: When Trump's chances go up, stocks go down.
Federal officials no longer have the legal tools they once had to enforce the Voting Rights Act. So in Texas, it's up to non-profits to monitor the state's compliance with federal law and recent court rulings.
Donald Trump always talks up the overflow crowds who are stuck outside his rallies. At a recent Florida campaign event, NPR's Scott Detrow spent some time with that crowd.
With Election Day looming, voters in western North Carolina explain why they feel ignored by the political class and why many of them are supporting Donald Trump.
NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with our regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and Brookings Institution and David Brooks of The New York Times about the reopening of the FBI probe into Hillary Clinton's emails, the hacked John Podesta emails, the Senate races, and the conservative intellectual landscape.
The FBI is investigating newly discovered emails in connection with Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server as secretary of state. The disclosure, provided to Congress, came with few details.