Americans born between 1982 and 2000, known as Millennials, now comprise one quarter of the country's population. Their numbers are strong and far more diverse. At 83.1 million, Millennials outnumber the 75.4 million Baby Boomers.
Renee Montagne talks to Robert Spitzer, author of "The Politics of Gun Control," about Democratic candidates Hillary Clinton and Martin O'Malley calling for tighter gun regulations after the Charleston shootings.
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal is the latest Republican to seek the GOP's presidential nomination. Jindal is seen as both a fiscal and social conservative so he'll have to appeal to some of the same voters that might be inclined to vote for Texas Senator Ted Cruz or Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker.
Renee Montagne and David Greene report California is re-introducing its classic black and gold license plates. The plates — long coveted by car collectors — went out of production in 1969.
As EU leaders meet on the migrant crisis, we hear how the tiny Balkan state of Macedonia is now a popular route into Europe. Desperate refugees walk along railroad tracks that has proved deadly.
Authorities in New York State says Gene Palmer, a veteran corrections officer, is accused of providing illegal contraband to the inmates and also with tampering with evidence.
Members of the bible study gathered Wednesday night in the same room where 21-year-old Dylann Roof allegedly opened fire one week ago killing 9 people. The first two funerals are held Thursday.
Amid the blaxploitation craze, "Cooley High" showed a slice of urban life rarely seen on the big screen. It was a bittersweet coming-of-age story set in the notorious Cabrini-Green housing project.
Online video is such a huge and lucrative market that a lot of companies are trying to lure some of the biggest stars away from the current king of medium — YouTube.
Three high schoolers in Zanzibar have won a prize for a film tackling a fierce debate in African classrooms: Should the teacher instruct in English or the mother tongue?
Dozens, if not hundreds of Confederate memorials dot the South and beyond. Even in Union state Missouri, two memorials have become flash points.
Darlis Elliott describes her pet Nani as a "fraidy cat." When a black bear lumbered toward the glass door leading to the porch, Nani turned into "scarey cat" and the bear fell off the porch.
Minibuses typically stop anywhere you ask, but drivers in the Siberian city of Omsk are protesting the court ruling by only making official stops.
David Greene talks to Lindsay Berra, a reporter for MLB.com, about a 16-year-old French baseball player who became the first known female prospect to make herself eligible to be signed by a Major League Baseball team. While Melissa Mayeux is considered a long-shot to be taken by an MLB team in July, her baseball career still has room to grow.
Some retailers have pulled Confederate-themed items from their shelves after the South Carolina shooting suspect appeared in photos with the flag. The debate over what the flag symbolizes continues.
Students taking an English test had a meltdown when they saw the word coping. They petitioned the examiners to drop the question, claiming it unfairly includes a word rarely encountered in English.
Some businesses are removing Confederate flag imagery following last week's fatal shootings at a S.C. black church. But not every business is handling the Confederate flag issue in the same way.
Hillary Clinton is leaning into the conversation on race relations following the shootings at a Charleston, South Carolina, church by going to Florissant, Missouri, which borders Ferguson. As a candidate, the move brings some risk. And when a politician swoops in, their message often doesn't tell the whole story.
NPR reported the VA failed to keep its promise of benefits to thousands of WWII veterans exposed to mustard gas, and an unknown set of U.S. military tests singled out minority soldiers by race.
Renee Montagne talks to Lawrence Wright of The New Yorker about his article on the impact of U.S. hostage policy on 5 families whose children where held hostage in Syria by the Islamic State.