One of the greatest sports announcers of all times, Vin Scully, is set to retire after 67 years calling plays for the Los Angeles Dodgers. David Greene reports.
Syria's government resumed air attacks, particularly on areas held by the opposition around Aleppo. Airstrikes hit an aid convoy. The government had given permission for the convoy to move.
President Obama on Tuesday gives his final speech to the U.N. General Assembly. Syria and the refugee crisis are high on the agenda.
A key suspect in the weekend bombings in New York and New Jersey was cornered, wounded and then captured on Monday — he's still in the hospital and was charged overnight with attempting to kill police officers. Investigators are focused on his international travel and whether he was inspired by the Boston Marathon bombers.
In an unprecedented move, federal safety regulators on Tuesday will issue guidelines for self-driving cars. That means the federal government will be in charge of oversight for the booming industry.
Many Republican officials in swing states have been wary of giving Donald Trump too much support. But that's not the case in Iowa where the entire GOP has lined up behind the controversial nominee.
The United Nations is trying to address the world's growing refugee crisis. On Monday it called on member states to boost aid programs. David Greene talks to Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
The editorial page of "The Washington Post" is calling for Edward Snowden to be prosecuted after he leaked NSA secrets — a leak the paper benefited from. Snowden lives in Russia to avoid facing espionage charges.
A 1960s era gasoline pipeline that sprung a leak in Alabama continues to create trickle-down problems in many southeastern states. Some gas stations are out of fuel as crews rush to fix the pipeline.
Ahmad Khan Rahami on Monday was charged with counts of attempted murder after a shootout with police in Linden, New Jersey. Rahami is suspected of planting explosive devices that detonated over the weekend in New York and New Jersey.
For more than two decades, Wisconsin talk radio host Charlie Sykes has helped shape modern conservatism. With the rise of Donald Trump, Sykes questions whether he still belongs in the movement.
NPR's "Planet Money" team has gotten its start in the oil business after buying 100 barrels of crude oil. We follow the oil as it makes its way to the refinery, where it will get turned into gasoline.
President Obama speaks to the United Nations General Assembly Tuesday. It'll likely be his last time to do so as president.
Police are looking for Ahmad Khan Rahami, 28, who was born in Afghanistan. His last known address was in Elizabeth, N.J., where an explosive device was found near a train station overnight.
Authorities announced on Monday that they are looking for Ahmad Kahn Rahami, 28, in connection with Saturday's bombing in the lower Manhattan neighborhood of Chelsea. Twenty-nine people were injured.
The Allen High School Eagles' stadium cost $60 million. Not to be outdone, a rival school district in McKinney is about to build a stadium costing $70 million.
The tortoise is more than 100 years old and lives in the Galapagos Islands. Diego's species was almost extinct until scientists say he got busy. He now has 800 offspring.
David Greene talks to Guy Raz — host of the new NPR podcast "How I Built This" — about how the founders of the photo-sharing app Instagram got their business off the ground.
Chancellor Angela Merkel's political party suffered a historic defeat in state elections in Berlin on Sunday — the second time in as many weeks where voters have lashed out against her.
With the first presidential debate just a week away, Steve Inskeep talks to columnist and commentator Cokie Roberts and Fox News host Tucker Carlson, who is also editor-in-chief of The Daily Caller.