The Canadian firm that had been pushing for approval to build the project is asking for a time-out in the review process. Here's what you should know.
Bernie Sanders is an improbable politician. Independent, occasionally irascible, he came from the far left and an urban background to win elections in one of the most rural states in the country.
Republican presidential candidates are in a fury over the way debates have run this year. They are negotiating independent of the party with TV networks, making fairly specific editorial demands.
The political world long doubted that Donald Trump and Ben Carson, unorthodox presidential candidates, were building traditional campaign infrastructure. On the ground in Iowa, it sure looks that way.
TransCanada, which has been pushing for the U.S. to allow a new pipeline from the Alberta tar sands to the Gulf of Mexico, has asked the State Department to pause its review.
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush tried to jump start his presidential bid in his home state yesterday. In the campaign lately, he's been battling his political protege, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio.
Chalabi supplied information to the U.S. regarding Saddam Hussein's alleged weapons of mass destruction. No such weapons were found following the U.S. invasion.
A survey by the Pew Research Center shows that the percentage of Americans who say they believe in God, pray daily, and attend church regularly is declining.
The company building the controversial oil pipeline from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico has suspended its permit application while waiting for approval on its preferred route through Nebraska.
NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with filmmaker David Holbrooke about his new documentary, The Diplomat, exploring the life of his late father, the renowned diplomat Richard Holbrooke.
Jeb Bush is resetting his campaign, and the GOP candidates agree that the party isn't in charge when it comes to debate negotiations. NPR explores what it all means for the 2016 race.
Bernie Sanders says he's "proud to be Jewish" but "not particularly religious."
The Trump campaign has decided it will go it alone, following a Sunday night meeting in which GOP campaigns largely agreed on a debate negotiation framework.
Dana Bowerman is one of about 6,100 prisoners just released as part of a change in the way the U.S. punishes people convicted of federal drug crimes. "It still feels weird, different," she told NPR.
Turkish voters selected the long governing AK Party back into power in surprise election results Sunday. President Erdogan called it a vote for stability, and the push for a new constitution — one that would give the increasingly authoritarian Erdogan more powers — is back on the agenda.
The defense showed the names of the black jurors circled, highlighted in green, labelled with the letter "B." But lawyers for the state of Georgia said there's a reasonable explanation.
NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with the former president about his years of service since leaving the White House, including his work for Habitat for Humanity.
The Harvard law professor, who crowdfunded $1 million for his run, says he cannot move forward any longer if Democrats do not allow him in the debates.
Timothy Foster's lawyers argue that black jurors were systematically excluded from the jury at his trial in 1987, while judges at all levels looked the other way for nearly three decades thereafter.
Thousands of federal inmates are being released because of a change in the way the U.S. government sentences drug criminals. But few are going straight from prison to freedom.