On May 1, 1866, Memphis was home to a massacre that killed 46 African-Americans and injured many others. Now a historical marker shows an ongoing rift between white historians and black activists.
Some say the "Nightly Show" host utterly bombed his routine at Saturday's White House Correspondents Dinner. Others say he simply had a different crowd in mind.
Eugene Debs was the first major Democratic Socialist in American history, running for president five times in the early 1900s. NPR goes on a tour of his home in Terre Haute, Ind., ahead of that state's primary with Benjamin Kite, an avid Bernie Sanders supporter. Kite, one of the home's caretakers, says Debs laid the groundwork for President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the New Deal, and likewise Bernie Sanders may be laying the groundwork for a major shift left in American politics.
This week's primary in Indiana has become a do-or-die test for the #StopTrump movement and the campaign of Sen. Ted Cruz. Donald Trump hopes a big victory for him will settle the Republican race.
Indiana state has been steadily losing manufacturing jobs for years. The issue is already playing a big part in the presidential campaign, and it could drive a lot of people to the polls on Tuesday.
It wasn't the only unfortunate incident that befell Ted Cruz's campaign over the weekend as he's struggling to catch Donald Trump ahead of Tuesday's crucial vote.
It was the first time Clinton has raised more money than Sanders in months - a sign the momentum is shifting toward a general election fight.
Beyond the prospect of winning the actual nomination, each of these men sees a chance to frame the issues and politics of the general election — and to influence party dynamics for years to come.
Illinois, Wisconsin, New Hampshire and Pennsylvania top list of Senate seats most likely to change hands — and they're all currently Republican-controlled.
Donald Trump has collected endorsements from controversial sports figures. The latest: Bob Knight, ex-Indiana Hoosiers basketball coach. Like Trump, men such as Knight cultivated brash personalities.
There is another big presidential primary this week. Some analysts think the contest in Indiana could seal the deal for both parties' front-runners: Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.
Conservative groups are pouring money into supporting GOP races, in the fear Republicans lose the White House. Steve Inskeep talks to Steven Law, CEO of the conservative SuperPAC American Crossroads.
Gary has seen economic investment from Donald Trump, and Kokomo benefited from President Obama's auto bailout. But those connections haven't necessarily led to political goodwill.
After Nancy Glynn got pregnant, she learned her employer didn't offer paid family leave. Then, like many Americans, she discovered it was hard to get by without it.
Washington's biggest night has gotten big because of all the parties happening around the main event. A weekend of nerd prom excess could be seen as D.C. at its worst, or D.C. at its best.
Leslie Berestein Rojas of Southern California Public Radio has an update on the annual May Day march for immigrant rights. The march comes after Donald Trump visited the state, sparking protests.
Jose Antonio Vargas of Define American, Fermin Vasquez of the SEIU and Jessica Vaughan of the Center for Immigration Studies discuss the legacy of 10 years of activism for immigration reform.
Sen. Bernie Sanders' campaign reported a $26 million haul in April, far below his totals in February and March. Still, Sanders' donations have outpaced his Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton.
Supporters of President Hassan Rouhani fell short of a clear majority despite receiving the most votes. Analysts say the coming period will be combative, with many big issues decided by independents.
In eighth and his last correspondents' dinner on Saturday evening, Obama didn't pull punches with his fellow politicos — but he did pull a last-minute mic drop.