Tunisia is often considered democracy's success story in the Middle East. David Greene talks to Rached Ghannouchi, co-founder of the Ennahda Movement in Tunisia, which is based on non-violent Islam.
A popular restaurant in Tunis is closing because of security threats. Tunisia is where the Arab Spring began and is considered one of the few places where transition to democracy has been successful.
Every year Israelis gather to mark the anniversary of the killing of Yitzhak Rabin. But even as they honor Rabin, they disagree on whether he was pursuing the best course for Israel.
NPR first visited Jacob LaLoush's restaurant, a vestige of Tunisia's ancient and once-thriving Jewish community, in 2012. But the country has become more restive in the years since the Arab Spring.
Led by businessman Matt Bevin, Republicans won three out of five statewide offices in Kentucky. Bevin is the second Republican to win the governor's mansion in Kentucky in 40 years. And when Bevin takes office, he'll likely try to undo the state's health insurance program.
Twenty years ago, the assassination of Israel's Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin by an extremist an Israeli Jew changed history. Two years earlier, Rabin had signed an agreement with the Palestinians that set the two sides on a controversial path toward peace.
Two major movies present dueling visions about the promise and perils of investigative reporting. Walter Robinson's reporting for the "Boston Globe" stands center stage in the film Spotlight.
Ohio voters trounced a state constitutional amendment that would have legalized recreational and medicinal use of marijuana. But the night was not a total loss for marijuana advocates.
Twitter changed its "favorite" feature to a "like" on Tuesday, replacing the star icon with a heart. Not everyone loved the change.
With the fall TV season well underway, networks are making decisions on the future of their shows. What gets picked up? What gets canceled? TV critic Eric Deggans says quality isn't much of a factor.
Combating homelessness isn't just about shelter. Lately, some affordable housing projects are getting decidedly upscale — to help residents heal, adjust and build bonds with their new neighbors.
The pop-up shop in Manhattan promotes "the art of coffee without the caffeine," the Washington Post reports. The New York Eater calls it, "the first sign of the cultural apocalypse.
Skiers making their way uphill won't have to pay for a lift ticket. They will, however, have to pay for a pass to allow them up the slope, according to the Daily American newspaper.
Republican presidential candidates are in a fury over the way debates have run this year. They are negotiating independent of the party with TV networks, making fairly specific editorial demands.
Prominent Iraqi politician Ahmad Chalabi, who supported the 2003 U.S.-led invasion to overthrow Saddam Hussein, died of a heart attack, according to an Iraqi TV report. He was in his early 70s.
The political world long doubted that Donald Trump and Ben Carson, unorthodox presidential candidates, were building traditional campaign infrastructure. On the ground in Iowa, it sure looks that way.
TransCanada, which has been pushing for the U.S. to allow a new pipeline from the Alberta tar sands to the Gulf of Mexico, has asked the State Department to pause its review.
U.S. regulators have announced that software designed to cheat on emissions tests have been found in an additional 10,000 vehicles. A total of 7 models from Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche are involved.
The two had served on a now defunct financial overhaul commission. Past efforts to curb corruption at the Holy See have fueled intrigue.
As speculation continues about what caused a Russian airliner to crash over the weekend, airline investigators and industry analysts say such investigations are meticulous and painstakingly slow.