The outcome of Monday's gun legislation votes may surprise no one, but some Senate Democrats are convinced their talk-a-thon has prompted colleagues on the other side to brainstorm workable solutions.
Senator Bernie Sanders signaled Thursday night during a livestream web event, that he is winding down his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination. He did not explicitly endorse Hillary Clinton.
What happens when a billionaire businessman and politician teams up with a moms-against-gun-violence group with millions of supporters?
Addressing his supporters via livestream, Sanders says he's looking forward to working with Hillary Clinton "to transform the Democratic Party" and called on his volunteers to run office.
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with NPR White House correspondent Scott Horsley and Corey Ealons, former communications aide for President Obama, about their analysis of Obama's speech from Orlando.
President Obama traveled to Florida on Thursday to express his support for the victims of Sunday's deadly attack and their families.
The Southern Baptist Convention is not known for its progressivism. But this year's annual meeting of Southern Baptist churches passed resolutions calling for the end of the display of the Confederate battle flag and urged churches to welcome refugees.
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with NPR White House correspondent Scott Horsley and Corey Ealons, former communications aide for President Obama, about their analysis of President Obama's speech from Orlando and charts the evolution of how Obama has talked about gun violence over his two terms.
Since Trump secured the GOP nomination, he's done little to quell concerns of many Republicans. Maryland and Ohio's GOP governors are now among those refusing to endorse Trump.
The retiring Florida Republican senator is under pressure from his party to reverse course and run again this November.
Speaking as Bernie Sanders, Jack Aiello said he had one improvement for the middle school's cinnamon rolls: "We need to make them free. ... What we need is a cinnamon roll revolution."
The tragedy in Orlando shook many people in communities that already feel vulnerable: LGBTQ Americans, Latinos, Muslims, immigrant families, and those living at the intersection of these identities.
"Be better at everything. Be better fathers, good lord," Obama said at the United State of Women summit.
Bernie Sanders ran on the idea of lessening inequality. So why did Clinton win the primaries and caucuses in the most unequal states?
At the annual meeting of Southern Baptist churches, delegates affirmed a Christian duty to welcome refugees and called for an end to the display of the Confederate battle flag.
The computer network at the Democratic National Committee has been breached by Russian hackers. Renee Montagne talks to Dmitri Alperovitch, CrowdStrike co-founder and chief technology officer.
Renee Montagne talks to Rep. Mike Quigley, D-IL, about his push to end the FDA's blood deferral policy. Gay and bisexual men are required to remain celibate for a year before donating blood.
"We can't keep updated lists. It's just impossible to do that," says Michael Ryan, executive director of the New York City Board Of Elections.
Semiautomatic rifles like the AR-15 and SIG Sauer MCX, which was used in the Orlando shooting, are no longer banned nationally. States, though, are finding success in passing laws restricting them.
The word came from the Spanish filibustero in the 1800s and had a root in the Dutch word vribuiter or "freebooter." The original reference was to a mercenary who traveled around fomenting rebellion.