Thousands of Russians protested against corruption in what appears to be the largest public demonstrations in the past few years. The crowds gathered to protest government corruption, many calling for Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev's resignation. The main leader of the anti-corruption movement, Alexei Navalny, was detained.
After last week's failed repeal of the Affordable Care Act, President Trump and Republicans in Congress turn their focus to regaining momentum in the days ahead. A look at what's on the agenda for Congress and the Trump administration.
It could be a tough week for President Trump and Capitol Hill, after struggling to pass the health care replacement bill. Jim Hobart, a Republican pollster, talks us through what to expect.
Mattress company Casper has created a hotline where callers can listen to sleep-inducing sounds. Like, the ocean. Or the history of the cocktail weiner.
A holy man, recently installed as the chief minister of India's largest state, is stirring things up. A meat crackdown began within 48 hours of Yogi Adityanath <>, the new leader, assuming office. Critics say this has antagonized the country's largest religious minority: its Muslims.
The Trump administration is expected this week to unveil its executive order undoing President Obama's Clean Power Plan, which aimed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from power plants.
NPR's Pentagon Correspondent Tom Bowman explains U.S. and coalition efforts to retake the Syrian city of Raqqa and the ongoing fight for the Iraqi city of Mosul. Recent airstrikes in Mosul may have led to the deaths of more than one hundred civilians, including women and children.
Visa holders who worked with the U.S. overseas say they've been detained and threatened with deportation upon arrival in the country, but federal officials say there is broad discretion to deny entry.
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"I think people are afraid to put their name on a lawsuit against the president," Jeffrey Lovitky says. "There is a sense that Donald Trump can be very difficult on people who oppose him."
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Emma Donoghue tackles a tough topic with light and humor in The Lotterys Plus One, her new kids' book about a boisterous blended family learning to accommodate a difficult grandfather with dementia.
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The Zika virus may have infected more than one million people in Puerto Rico, including thousands of pregnant women. Doctors are watching babies born to infected moms who don't show birth defects.
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Rep. Adam Schiff, top House Intelligence Committee Democrat, breaks with chairman Devin Nunes' decision to close some hearings in the panel's probe of President Trump's connections to Russia.
Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak was freed Friday morning after six years in detention. His lawyers say he has left a military hospital where he has essentially been under house arrest.
Steve Inskeep talks with Rep. Andy Harris of Maryland, a Republican and member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus. He's been reluctant to support the Republican health care bill.
Royal Jordanian Airlines made a list of things to do after certain electronics were banned on certain flights to the U.S. and U.K. Like: "Engage in primitive dialogue from the pre-internet era."
As part of a reality show, contestants spent months away from civilization in the Scottish Highlands without TV. They emerged to find out their reality show was off the air.
Elections for the chief executive of Hong Kong, the city leader, are scheduled for March 26. But only a small group of people will be able to vote directly.
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Israeli authorities arrested a man suspected of calling in bomb threats to Jewish community centers in the U.S. and elsewhere. It was the result of an investigation by the FBI and Israeli police.
Steve Inskeep talks with Jonah Goldberg of National Review about a busy week in politics, which included a delay of a health care bill vote and news about the Trump campaign and Russia.
NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to British Ambassador to the United States Sir Kim Darroch following the incident in London that police are calling a terrorist attack.