Rachel Martin talks to Sean Spicer, the communications director for the Republican National Committee, about the overall shape of the Trump transition.
The town of Kokomo banned pinball in 1955, saying it worked against "peace and good order." The widely ignored ban has finally been lifted.
If trade deals are renegotiated, what does it mean for globalization? Host Steve Inskeep talks to analyst David Wessel and NPR's Frank Langfitt, who is reporting from Sunderland, England.
A father in Mexico said "everyone is cordially invited" to his daughter's 15th birthday party. The video went viral and more than 1 million people said they would come.
President-elect Donald Trump has promised to make war on "radical Islam." It could mean a major — and risky — escalation of the counterterrorism policies favored by his White House predecessors.
President-elect Donald Trump has promised to make war on "radical Islam." Retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, Trump's national security adviser, has been especially outspoken on what the war might entail.
Michael Flynn was a celebrated Army intelligence officer, though he was forced out of the Defense Intelligence Agency. He's known for energy and smarts, and for sharing conspiracy theories.
A week of high pollution levels has brought unprecedented restrictions on driving. The Paris mayor is making public transportation free in an effort to reduce the pollution particles in the air.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg talks about prospects of working with Donald Trump. The president-elect has suggested the U.S. might not defend countries that don't pay their share.
President-elect Donald Trump is already addressing trade issues. We hear from Jared Bernstein and Peter Morici, economists on the left and the right, about Trump's economic vision for America.
Two brilliant artists met just over a century ago when Pablo Picasso invited Mexican Diego Rivera to his Paris studio. A new exhibition in Los Angeles explores how they influenced each other.
Donald Trump has reportedly tapped Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, a conservative crusader with close ties to the oil and gas industry to lead the Environmental Protection Agency.
A Marine-turned-cop was fired after he did not shoot a man who had a gun. His Marine training led him to believe there wasn't clear hostile intent; his bosses say he risked other officers' lives.
Reid, the Nevada Democrat, is wrapping up a 30-year run in Congress. "I agree with the American people - I don't have a real high regard for Congress either, because we're not getting things done."
In 2010, the acquisition of William Savory's legendary collection of almost 1,000 live recordings had jazz fans salivating. Now, 40 restored tracks from the Savory archives are available on iTunes.
Overall, U.S. life expectancy dipped in 2015 — the first drop since 1993. That's because the death rate went up between 2014 and 2015, driven by an increase in mortality among people younger than 65.
The Cowboys have won only two playoff games in the past 20 years, but all of a sudden, they are once again a force again in the NFL, says commentator Frank Deford.
Wednesday is the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, and only a few survivors are left from the Japanese attack that led the U.S. to enter World War II.
The investigations continues into the deadly fire in Oakland, Calif., where officials have not yet determined the cause of a fire that killed 36 people.
New social science research shows that women in the arts earn significantly less than men across the board.