The criminal justice system can be difficult to navigate, and without a lawyer, it's even harder. Yet the government says it's still too difficult for poor defendants to get representation.
NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to the director and co-founder of "Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently," a group of activists who use social media to document atrocities committed by ISIS.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton holds a roundtable with military veterans on the eve of Veterans Day. It comes after Clinton drew criticism for calling last year's VA scandal overblown.
After demonstrators catalyzed the resignation of two executives at the University of Missouri Monday, they did not want to talk to the press, leading to tense interactions between some demonstrators and members of the media.
British Prime Minister David Cameron steps up his bid to change the relationship between his country and the rest of Europe on Tuesday with a speech in which he will insist the EU take his demands seriously or face a British exit from the union.
Republican Matt Bevin is the latest political newcomer to make a splash. The newly elected governor of Kentucky has never held office before and says he plans to shake up politics in the state.
The GOP candidates meet in Milwaukee for their next debate Tuesday night. Just eight candidates will be on stage with Chris Christie and Mike Huckabee relegated to the lower tier.
"I wouldn't mess with you," Clinton joked after an audience member said he wanted to "strangle" Carly Fiorina.
Election Day 2016 is Nov. 8. There are several things to watch that could determine the next president, like anger in the electorate over issues like income inequality and President Obama's record.
Many candidates' views on immigration have shifted throughout the presidential campaign. Here's what we know of where they stand.
The former Florida governor will again be feeling the heat. Marco Rubio will try to capitalize on his breakout performance from last time. And Ben Carson could fend off questions about his biography.
Most politicians can agree on at least one thing: "gotcha" questions have got to go. But "gotcha" journalism isn't new — the idea and the accusation gained traction during the '90s.
Ahead of Tuesday's GOP presidential debate, Renee Montagne talks to Armstrong Williams, an adviser to Ben Carson. With Carson's rapid rise in the polls, his back-story has come under intense scrutiny.
Linda Wertheimer talks to Jonah Goldberg of the National Review about GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush's new propensity for cursing on the trail, and what it says about the state of his campaign.
The first presidential debate broadcast lasted one hour, and was broadcast without commercial interruption. Dewey and Stassen debated whether the Communist Party in the U.S. should be outlawed.
"We used to refer to our detention as a 'DT' — a 'Donny Trump' — because he got more of them than most other people in the class," said one of Trump's grade school classmates.
The administration had argued it could defer deportation of selected groups of immigrants, including children who were brought to the U.S. illegally; 26 states got that plan blocked.
A provision in the highway bills before Congress would require the IRS to hire collection agencies to collect back taxes. Congress sees it as a way of raising money to pay for highway construction. Opponents say it would lead to abuses, and that it's been tried in the past — and cost taxpayers more than it brought in.
Strong debate performances have strengthened Marco Rubio's presidential campaign. He released records that show he made personal charges to a state GOP credit card. But there are even more questions about how the Florida Republican has handled his personal finances.
The White House meeting between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Obama comes after tensions fueled by divisions over the Iran nuclear deal, which the White House supported but Israel opposed.