The Columbine shootings taught police to get in quickly and disrupt the attack. Multi-site attacks like Paris and Mumbai require a step back, to get the wider picture and best use of resources.
Steve Inskeep speaks with NPR's Peter Kenyon in Brussels for the latest news on Friday's terrorist attacks in Paris.
Will McCants, author of the book The ISIS Apocalypse, talks with Steve Inskeep about the wider impact of the terrorist attacks the Islamic State has claimed responsibility for.
Steve Inskeep speaks with NPR's Scott Horsley in Washington, D.C., and Eleanor Beardsley in Paris to discuss remarks by the American and French presidents about the Paris attacks.
France has struck back at ISIS. French warplanes hit the capital of the region controlled by the Islamic State, the Syrian city of Raqqa.
Steve Inskeep talks to Dina Temple Raston about a suspect French police say ordered the attacks in Paris. U.S. officials have traced the attacks back to specific ISIS figures in Syria.
Steve Inskeep talks to Rep. Adam Schiff, the ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, about what is known concerning the Friday night attacks in Paris, which are blamed on ISIS.
The attacks prompted the network to put off an episode of Supergirl — the story revolved around a bombing. NCIS: LA will makes changes to an episode about a young girl recruited by terrorists.
Morning Edition's David Greene is in Paris talking to commuters as they return to work after Friday terror attacks killed 129 people in the city. Dina Temple Raston has the latest in the probe.
France observes 3 days of official mourning for the victims of Friday's terrorist attacks in Paris. The archbishop of Paris celebrated a mass Sunday with victims' families at Notre Dame cathedral.
The Guardian reports Davide Martello arrived outside the concert area where dozens were killed in Paris. He was towing a grand piano. He was in Germany, heard about the attacks and headed to Paris.
French police conducted raid Sunday night in Paris and across much of France, as they searched for suspects linked to Friday's attacks in Paris.
Officials in France say Belgian Abdelhamid Abaaoud was the man behind the terrorist attacks in Friday night. Authorities say Abaaoud is from Syria.
Large demonstrations at Yale University over recent weeks have drawn attention to students' concerns about institutional racism. A student-led movement is calling for some big changes on campus.
The attacks in Paris immediately shifted the focus of the presidential campaign, as candidates debate over national security. Since Friday night, presidential candidates have been forced to address how they would handle the threat from ISIS as president.
Nohemi Gonzalez was the first American identified as a victim of the Paris terrorist attack. She was a 23-year-old exchange student from Cal State Longbeach studying industrial design. She went to Paris to fulfill a dream, and was killed in one of the restaurant attacks Friday night.
The Federal Railroad Administrations continues to investigate the cause of two recent train derailments in Wisconsin involving tanker cars that ruptured. Some worry that the Obama administration's decision to reject the Keystone XL pipeline will lead to a significant increase in the amount of crude being shipped by rail, and there are concerns legislation in Congress could weaken or delay tougher new safety standards for the tank cars that haul oil.
Afghan journalist Najibullah Quraishi talks about his journey into ISIS-held territory for his Frontline documentary "ISIS in Afghanistan." It shows the extent to which the militant group has not only gained a foothold in another country, but is planning to expand its sphere of influence through the training of young children.
Will McCants, author of the book "The ISIS Apocalypse," talks about the wider impact of the involvement of militants from the Islamic State in the Paris attacks. McCants is a fellow at the Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution. Steve Inskeep reports.
Louisiana is embroiled in a bitter race for governor. The presumed frontrunner, Republican Senator David Vitter, is being forced to address a prostitution scandal in his past. And polls show the Democrat, state representative John Bel Edwards has an upset opportunity in the reliably Republican Deep South. The election is Saturday.