European parliament members want to block the man that President Trump is reportedly eying for ambassador to the European Union.
Trump administration officials say they want "extreme vetting" for refugees. It's already a rigorous process. What else can be done?
Can a non-Muslim hold office in the world's largest Muslim-majority nation? The ethnic Chinese, Christian governor of Jakarta is on trial for insulting Islam, and the verdict may answer that question.
President Trump's administration has already been plagued by a flurry of leaks. Steve Inskeep talks to Jonah Goldberg, senior editor at the National Review, about what the pace of the leaks tells us.
Thousands of Somali refugees headed for the U.S. face an uncertain future after President Trump's travel ban began. For decades, many have lived in the world's largest refugee camp in northeast Kenya.
Ambassador Nikki Haley said the escalation of violence in eastern Ukraine must stop. She said it was unfortunate that in her first open remarks in the Security Council she had to criticize Moscow.
Two weeks into Trump presidency, Steve Inskeep talks to voters in Johnstown, Pa., about what they're thinking. The industrial city in the western part of the state voted overwhelmingly for Trump.
City lawyers in Everett, Wash., are suing the manufacturer of OxyContin, saying the company knew it was being illegally trafficked. Rachel Martin talks to Los Angeles Times reporter Harriet Ryan.
"If America doesn't want to consume the art of people who are liberal-minded, there's not gonna be a lot of art for them to consume," the singer tells NPR's David Greene.
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You may remember a 2014 StoryCorps about an Iraqi interpreter living in Minnesota with the help of a U.S. soldier. Three years later, the interpreter's family has finally joined him in the U.S.
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President Trump says and does things in a similar way to what you see on reality TV, says Tom Forman. He would know, because he makes reality TV shows.
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Travis Kalanick said in an email to employees, "Joining the group was not meant to be an endorsement of the President or his agenda but unfortunately it has been misinterpreted to be exactly that."
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In Andries Bik's online video, you see him explaining that he'd found something in the water. He dips his selfie stick and camera down to get a close up of an octopus — which wouldn't let go of it.
His dream was to scroll to the bottom of an Microsoft Excel spreadsheet in one sitting without using any shortcuts. He recorded himself sitting at his computer with a finger on the down arrow key.
Democratic senators could filibuster the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court. But it is unclear if this is a wise move, or if this would cost them politically in the future.
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All over the world, people say they make friends by "breaking bread together." Social science research explores why sitting down to eat together makes people feel closer.
Facebook uses software to spot pornography and wipe it away in milliseconds. But automated systems can make mistakes.
David Greene talks to Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut who has said if Neil Gorsuch is out of the mainstream, he will pursue every legal tool to block his nomination.
Hours after National Zoo officials suspended their search for Ollie the Bobcat, she was spotted and captured safely near the zoo's birdhouse.
Rachel Martin talks to Joel Wit of the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies about the issues for Mattis' trip, which begins in South Korea on Thursday, and then moves to Japan.