The blaze broke out at about 3:30 a.m. on Friday at the Planned Parenthood clinic in Pullman, which had been targeted by anti-abortion protesters last month.
Kim Davis was put behind bars earlier this week for refusing to comply with a federal court order to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
When Congress returns from summer recess Tuesday, it will tackle the Iran nuclear deal, but that won't be its only big issue. NPR's Scott Simon gets the details from correspondent Scott Horsley.
Only one person can win the presidency in 2016, and some of those running have scant chance of victory. So why are they in the race? Many hope luck is on their side, but some might have other goals.
NPR's Politics team will be highlighting Internet trends making waves throughout the election. This week, we're highlighting a a Rand Paul app gone wild.
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz said police are "feeling the assault from the president." Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick said "there doesn't seen to be the unqualified and universal support" for police officers.
NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Guardian political editor Patrick Wintour about British Prime Minister David Cameron's announcement to allow more Syrian refugees into the UK.
NPR's Robert Siegel interviews Khaled Dawoud, deputy editor of Al Ahram weekly, about how the new anti-terrorism law in Egypt restricts the media.
John F. Kennedy's presidential bid was challenged by Protestant leaders who charged that he would be a tool of the Vatican. Concerns were widespread about Catholic leaders demanding political loyalty on issues involving church doctrine. But today, the question is whether Catholic voters and Catholic politicians still give deference to Vatican views. Does the Pope still have clout when it comes to pronouncements he makes on key issues?
Presidential candidates took sides and relayed differing views on Kim Davis, the clerk who was held in contempt and jailed for refusing to issue marriage licenses on the basis of her religion.
Hundreds of migrants, frustrated by Hungary's closing of rail links towards Germany, began walking from Budapest to the Austrian border on Friday.
For the first time in months, marriage licenses were issued in Rowan County, Ky., Friday. A federal judge found the defiant county clerk in contempt and placed her in jail Thursday.
NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Mark Hetfield of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, a major refugee resettlement organization, who says many more refugees could be resettled if the U.S. accepted them.
Texas is the first state in the nation to create its own police force along the border. It's an area already heavily patrolled by federal agencies on the lookout for drug and human traffickers. While some question whether a beefed up state police force is needed there, its presence will remain. The governor just signed into law a package that calls for 250 more permanent troopers.
NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with political commentators, E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution and Yuval Levin, editor for National Affairs, about the secured Iran nuclear deal votes, Donald Trump's recent loyalty pledge to the eventual Republican Party candidate, and more updates on Hillary Clinton's emails.
NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Mark Hetfield of HIAS, a major refugee resettlement organization, who says many more refugees could be resettled if the U.S. accepted them.
Texas is the first state to create its own police force along the U.S.-Mexico border, even though the area is already patrolled by federal agencies. Some question whether state police is needed.
President Obama hosts the Saudi king at the White House at a time when the Iran nuclear deal has strained Obama's relations with allies in the Middle East. The visit comes just before Congress begins debating the Iran deal.
The vice president's allies may be talking up a presidential bid, but recently Biden has made clear he's still very much reeling from the death of his son and isn't emotionally ready yet.
Kim Davis is in jail for refusing to issue marriage licenses after same-sex marriage became legal. Some candidates say she should uphold the law, while others are standing with her.