The federal decision to stop work on the Dakota Access Pipeline in order to have consultation with the tribes may mark a turning point in relationships with tribes over infrastructure projects.
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump face off in their first presidential debate Monday night. Steve Inskeep is in the swing state of Georgia, and talks to Suzanna Menarcine about why she favors Clinton.
José Fernández, 24, had an amazing fastball and was considered one of the best young pitchers in the league. His defining characteristic was that he played the game with extraordinary joy.
As part of Morning Edition presidential debate coverage "Divided States," Steve Inskeep visits the battleground state of Georgia, where he talks to the Arno family, who says the country is in trouble.
Troops in Iraq and Afghanistan are far more likely to develop post-traumatic stress disorder if they have suffered a concussion. The reason may be a change in the brain's fear circuits.
In the 1960s, Palmer became golf's first TV star. His good looks and charm were as important to promoting the sport as his 62 PGA victories. His competition with Jack Nicklaus also excited the fans.
Kate Rubins was supposed to depart the International Space Station in time for the U.S. presidential election, but her homecoming has been delayed. She may have to cast an absentee ballot from space.
These are not the cute goldfish you bring home in a plastic bag. Some of these fish are more than a foot long and weigh several pounds.
Protests began after a police officer shot and killed a black man earlier this week. Charlotte's mayor imposed a midnight to 6 a.m. curfew while the city remains in a state of emergency.
Yahoo says at least 500 million accounts were hacked two years ago. The company revealed the data breach on Thursday, without saying whether it knew all along or just found out.
Lester Holt assumed the NBC evening anchor chair after his predecessor's career collapsed. Monday night, he'll moderate the first of three debates between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.
David Greene talks to Justin Chang about two movies out this week: the remake of The Magnificent Seven and the animated children's picture Storks. Chang is film critic for the Los Angeles Times.
Obama plans to veto a bill allowing relatives of Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia for allegedly helping the hijackers. The White House says it could lead to reprisals by nations against the U.S.
Of the thousands arriving for the new museum's opening, we hear from three people who are traveling to Washington, D.C., to be some of the first people to tour the exhibits.
Congress has just one thing to do this month before its October recess: keep the federal government funded. With just one week left before the deadline, there's still no deal in sight.
A man who heads a volunteer rescue group in the rebel-held parts of Aleppo says he was in the office when the convoy arrived — and then he heard the sound of bomb-carrying helicopters.
Hillary Clinton tends to focus on the importance of education in creating opportunity. For Donald Trump, the emphasis is on cutting taxes and rewriting trade agreements.
In Charlotte, N.C., some demonstrators chanted "release the tapes" — a reference to police videos of the shooting, which have been shown to the victim's family, but have not been made public.
In 1948, eight African-American men joined Atlanta's police force. Those pioneer officers — who couldn't drive squad cars or even step foot in headquarters — inspired Thomas Mullen's new novel.
In the past 50 years, better medical care and healthier habits have greatly reduced the risk of dying young from heart disease. But the obesity epidemic threatens to reverse that happy trend.