Two-thirds of a hard-line conservative group in the U.S. House has voted to support Rep. Paul Ryan for speaker. Now, if Ryan decides he does want the job, he has enough votes to win it.
An owner of a hummus bar in Israel offers a 50 percent off discount when Israeli Jews and Arabs dine together.
Zbigniew Brzezinski, who served as national security adviser to President Jimmy Carter, argues that the U.S. and Russia must work together in Syria. NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to Brzezinski about diplomatic options for the two countries.
The New York Police Department has been under pressure to improve how it trains officers to interact with the public. Now, recruits are required to watch a play about Anne Frank and Emmett Till.
The Democratic presidential candidate testifies Thursday in what could be one of the most closely watched congressional hearings ever. It's a pivotal moment in the 2016 campaign — and for the GOP.
Spain is one of a few countries whose national anthems lack lyrics. Recently, Madrid composer Victor Lago wrote lyrics extols Spain's noble people and olive trees, and asked lawmakers to adopt them.