Hillary Clinton marked the historic moment as she became the first female presumptive nominee of a major American political party. And she delivered her speech from a hall with a glass ceiling.
South Africa has been a de facto one-party state since the end of apartheid in 1994. But the ruling African National Congress is losing support among South Africa's youth.
The president is eager to endorse Hillary Clinton but Bernie Sanders fights on. David Greene and Renee Montagne talk to Clinton supporter Sen. Sherrod Brown and Rep. Raul Grijalva, who backs Sanders.
What happens when a country decides to sell its water then hits a drought? Our Planet Money team takes us to a country in Africa that might have given away its most valuable resource.
David Greene talks to Hemal Jhaveri, a writer with the USA Today sports blog — For The Win — about two of the most interesting players in this year's final round of the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs.
Bernie Sanders has vowed to stay in the race, despite Hillary Clinton claiming the Democratic presidential nomination. Sanders' supporters reject the idea that Clinton has won the nomination.
Donald Trump finds himself in a head-to-head race for the presidency with Hillary Clinton. Renee Montagne talks to writer Roger Simon about what to expect from the Trump campaign.
Curious George has celebrated Christmas, welcomed Easter and marked the eight days of Hanukkah. And now, the iconic little monkey is curious about another world faith: Islam.
Growing up, sports commentator Kevin Blackistone idolized Muhammad Ali. With Ali's death last week, he wonders why the man he sees in the obituaries is so different than the Ali he remembers.
Researchers examine the effects of student debt on the personal choices that young adults have to make. For example, decisions about whether to get married or when to have children.
As the campaign moves into general election mode, Donald Trump is trying to reassure members of the GOP that he can successfully represent the party in the months to come.
As the primary season is about to end, the general election season is gearing up. What are the demographic strengths and weakness of each candidate as they try to win over general election voters.
The federal government is changing the border between Texas and Oklahoma. What's going on? That's what landowners along the Red River want to know.
NPR's Mara Liasson reports on Tuesday's primary results; David Greene and Renee Montagne talk to Democratic pollster Mo Elleithee and Republican analyst and Trump supporter John Feehery.
The Lincoln Park Zoo named its newborn camel after Alexander Hamilton, the founding father on the $10 bill. The zoo called the camel: Alexander Camelton.
At the University of Phoenix stadium recently, Uruguay's soccer team was ready to play Mexico, standing proudly to hear their anthem. They looked disappointed when the Chilean anthem played instead.
Philanthropist and art collector Paul Mellon gave the gift of art to the American people. The National Gallery of Art in Washington is honoring that gift as part of its 75th anniversary celebration.
Republicans already face a deficit with Latino voters, and comments made by Trump may have worsened his position in an important swing state: Colorado. Renee Montagne talks to California State Senator Joel Anderson about his support for presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump.
New Mexico passed a sweeping overhaul of civil asset forfeiture — the process through which police can seize suspicious assets without obtaining a conviction. Legislators say some cities' budgets are so dependent on forfeited assets that they disregarding the law.
A California judge is under fire for giving what some are calling a slap on the wrist to a former Stanford University student convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman after a frat party. The student, who was facing up to 14 years in prison, was sentenced to 6 months in county jail.