Davontae Sanford spent nearly nine years in prison for crimes he never committed. But his release was almost stopped because of an unpaid bill he owed for his public defender.
President Obama spoke Monday after being briefed by his national security team about Sunday morning's mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla.
The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee talks with Steve Inskeep about the Orlando attack. Her proposals include a team "exclusively dedicated to detecting and preventing lone-wolf attacks."
Rep. Adam Schiff of California, the ranking Democrat on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, shares the latest on what's known about the gunman in Orlando.
Police in Orlando, Fla., held a news conference to let people know more about what happened during Sunday's nightclub shooting. Steve Inskeep talks to NPR's Carrie Johnson, who has new information.
Guriec Soudee, 25, and his hen Monique have been sailing around the world for the past two years. Far from farms, Monique is probably the most adventurous chicken on the planet.
In fairness to the thief, the metal surveyor's disc was never in the perfect spot anyway. The actual center of the city is not on the sidewalk but under a nearby bush, which remains in place.
In the Philippines, the recent beheading of a Canadian citizen re-focused attention on Abu Sayyaf, an al-Qaida-linked group, that now, some say is turning toward ISIS.
How are the presidential candidates handling what happened in Orlando? Steve Inskeep and David Greene talk to columnist and commentator Cokie Roberts and Denise McAllister of The Federalist.
Most of the 50 people killed in Sunday's shooting at a nightclub still have not been publicly named. David Greene talks to NPR's Carrie Johnson and Tim Vargas of the GLBT Community Center of Orlando.
How has reporting in China changed over the two decades? As people have become more open and sophisticated, the government has become more repressive.
Tony Awards host James Corden and the night's biggest winners paid an emotional tribute to the 50 lives lost in a mass shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla., on Sunday morning.
Renata Sago of member station WMFE reports on a vigil for the 50 victims in the Orlando shooting. David Greene and Steve Inskeep talk to NPR's Carrie Johnson and Florida state lawmaker Mike Miller.
People with schizophrenia say it helps them cope when they see others talking about the experience online. Their friends and family members say it gives them insight into that hidden world.
A rush of new shows are coming to network, cable and streaming channels in June. We'll tell you what's worth tuning in to (or at least setting the DVR for) and when you should just go outside.
Providing care to asylum seekers has been a challenge, not least due to language barriers. Two entrepreneurs have turned shipping containers into mobile clinics, with 24-hour access to translators.
Fifty people were killed when a gunman opened fire inside a crowded gay nightclub in Orlando. Steve Inskeep and David Greene talk to NPR's Carrie Johnson and Dan Byman of the Brookings Institution.
Helene St. James, hockey reporter at the Detroit Free Press, remembers Red Wings legend Gordie Howe. Howe's five-decade professional hockey career earned him the nickname "Mr. Hockey."
Hospital staff in Wales left some food outside — a vat of chicken tikka masala. A seagull fell in while seeking food. The staff rescued the white bird to find its feathers had turned orange.
In 2012, Australia set out to design the ugliest possible cigarette packaging. Pantone 448c is so dreary that since introducing it on all cigarette packaging, Australia has seen cigarette sales drop.