The U.S. trade representative has released the full text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a trade deal more than 6,000 pages long. The 12-nation TPP would cover the world's largest free trade area.
A Senate report released by Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake found that the Pentagon paid sports leagues to market its military. Flake talks with NPR's Robert Siegel about the findings.
The U.S. has noticed an uptick in cyberattacks from Iran. The hacks seem to be from hard-liners in Iran hoping to undermine better relations with the West, possibly in backlash to the nuclear deal.
The White House is expected to release recommendations to Congress for a plan to close Guantanamo Bay and relocate its inmates somewhere in the U.S. Meanwhile, the expected failure of Congress to override President Obama's veto of this year's defense policy bill could create an opening for him to try to act unilaterally — though it would mean a major showdown.
The legislation provides billions in funding for roads and transit. A similar bill has already been approved by the Senate, including a provision that renews the Export-Import Bank's charter.
The bold ads will air in Iowa, New Hampshire, and South Carolina. In one of them, a woman's voice says Trump, once president, will brutally and quickly cut the head off of ISIS.
The Florida senator is the youngest in the field presidential field, and he's making generational change key to his message. He does it when he talks about the economy and, yes, Darth Vader.
Words of wisdom from an American president — spread, savored, satirized
With presidential candidates' books, substance is beside the point.
With presidential candidates' books, substance is usually beside the point.
President Obama's decision to send special operations ground forces into Syria is again prompting calls for specific authorization from Congress to wage war.
A Republican governor was elected in Kentucky. Democrat Dan Mosley, the top administrator in Harlan County, tells Renee Montagne that voters took out their dislike for Obama on Democratic candidates.
Until recently, Sen. Marco Rubio has kept a fairly low profile in the GOP presidential race. Now he's starting to show momentum, and is eclipsing his political mentor Jeb Bush.
A summit between leaders of China and Taiwan this Saturday will be the first in more than 60 years. It complicates Taiwan's already high-stakes presidential race.
Sanders concedes that he trails Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination, but also notes that some polls show him doing better than Clinton in match-ups against the Republicans.
Billionaire Paul Signer, who spent $11.5 million in 2014, has endorsed Rubio. So far he's only spent $3.4 million this year, and lots of other prominent donors have yet to dig deep in their pockets.
Across the country Tuesday, voters cast ballots in state and local elections. Ohio voters rejected a referendum to legalize marijuana, and Republicans won governor's races in Mississippi and Kentucky.
Jeb Bush is betting a lot on New Hampshire, so he's spending three days on a bus tour of the state as he tries jumpstarting his campaign. Bush has been battling his protégé, Sen. Marco Rubio, in the campaign lately. Rubio has surpassed Bush in many polls and is starting his own campaign tour in New Hampshire this week.
Taiwan's official government news agency said Tuesday that Chinese President Xi Jinping would meet Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou in Singapore this weekend. NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Shelley Rigger, a professor at Davidson College and author of Why Taiwan Matters, about the meeting's significance. She says the timing of the meeting could have grave consequences for Taiwan's president.
The director's recent comments, in which he described police shootings as "murder," have drawn calls for boycotting his films. They also reveal a bitter fault line in 2016: Who supports the police?