The music industry generates $1.6 billion a year for Austin, Texas. But many musicians can't afford the basics, including health insurance. The Health Alliance for Austin Musicians steps in to help.
Sen. Marco Rubio, who's gaining in the presidential race, supported and helped craft the Senate immigration bill. He's backed away from it somewhat, but clarified his stance in an interview with NPR.
Steve Inskeep talks to Republican presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida about specific ways to overhaul the immigration system. Rubio outlines his three-step plan.
Although policy differences were aired and some of the questions from the moderators could be called probing, gone was the slightly contemptuous tone heard in earlier debates — especially on CNBC.
Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus told Politico that the "StopHillary" password was to emphasize to reporters that there are in fact two political parties.
Last night's debate focused on economic issues. Our reporters look at candidate claims about business creation, the minimum wage, trade and the length of the tax code.
Linda Wertheimer talks to Alfonso Aguilar of the American Principles Project's Latino Partnership about the GOP presidential debate. Aguilar is critical of Donald Trump's remarks about the topic.
President Obama is expected to send Congress a plan soon for how to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. While Congress is expected to oppose him, advocates say that might not matter.
Republicans have been deliberating the format and tone of the presidential debates as much as the issues. After Tuesday's showdown in Wisconsin, campaigns offered reactions to how the debate went.
The main focus of the fourth debate was on the economy. The gathering in Milwaukee had the fewest candidates on stage so far this year as just eight qualified for the main stage.
NPR kept track of how many minutes each issue - like immigration and the economy - got at the fourth GOP debate.
After a near revolt against the TV networks and debate moderators, Republican candidates are back on stage again — but for the frontrunners, that stage can be a bit smaller.
The Florida governor needs a strong showing to quell nervous donors. The focus will also be on frontrunners Donald Trump and Ben Carson.
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Both Chris Christie and Mike Huckabee will try to grab the spotlight after they were demoted from the main debate stage tonight.
Sila Luis could not hire a lawyer to defend her in court because her adversaries had succeeded in having her financial assets frozen.
In dozens of cities, low-wage workers, backed by a key union, held demonstrations demanding a minimum wage of $15. They planned to protest in Milwaukee outside the Republican presidential debate.
The criminal justice system can be difficult to navigate, and without a lawyer, it's even harder. Yet the government says it's still too difficult for poor defendants to get representation.
NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to the director and co-founder of "Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently," a group of activists who use social media to document atrocities committed by ISIS.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton holds a roundtable with military veterans on the eve of Veterans Day. It comes after Clinton drew criticism for calling last year's VA scandal overblown.