A white Chicago police officer who shot and killed a 19-year-old college student wielding a bat is countersuing the teenager's estate. The officer says the incident in which he also accidentally shot and killed a neighbor has caused him serious emotional trauma.
Renee Montagne talks to Professor Duane Gubler (GOOB-ler), who has extensively studied previous outbreaks of Zika virus. He says if we had paid closer attention to them, Zika might not be at epidemic proportions now. Gubler directs the Program on Emerging Infectious Diseases at the Duke-National University of Singapore Graduate Medical School.
Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders beat rival Hillary Clinton in the Democratic primary in New Hampshire by a huge margin. Bill Clinton may have been New Hampshire's "Comeback Kid" of 1992, but Tuesday night, Bernie Sanders claimed his own comeback story.
N.H. voters are known for picking establishment candidates. Results revealed that this time both Democratic and Republican voters preferred outsiders. Winning has been a big theme of Trump's campaign.
Sameh Hassan Shoukry, Egypt's foreign minister, speaks with NPR's David Greene about the state of democracy and human rights in his country.
Iowa and New Hampshire have spoken, each in its own unique accent. Now the race moves on to Nevada and South Carolina, states quite different from the first two, and quite different from each other.
After a day of long lines at the polls and last-minute campaigning, Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders won the New Hampshire primary. Here's how the evening unfolded, in pictures.
An MSNBC host accidentally called the candidate "Bernie sandwich." Sanders supporters and adversaries on Twitter jumped in.
The agreement, negotiated by the city of Ferguson, Mo., and the Justice Department, was estimated to cost the city more than $2 million per year. City council altered the plan to reduce that cost.
In just minutes, final polls close in New Hampshire, and the candidates await results in the state's presidential primary contests.
Bolden grew up in segregated South Carolina. One of his state senators, Strom Thurman, blocked his efforts to get to the Naval Academy, but a Hail-Mary letter to Lyndon Johnson helped him get there.
The final poll closings in New Hampshire's presidential primary are less than a half hour away. Democratic pollster Anna Greenberg and Republican pollster Patrick Ruffini have the latest.
Polls are closing at this hour across much of New Hampshire after a day when state officials projected record voter turnout. Candidates are staked out around the state awaiting results.
Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump have won convincing victories in New Hampshire, according to Associated Press projections.
With the global economy in turmoil, interest rates on some government debt are falling below zero.
A dozen congregations are harboring migrants facing deportation. It echoes the sanctuary movement of the 1980s, when hundreds of churches sheltered Central Americans escaping war and violence.
"It's a little space, well-measured and precise, in which you have to keep the ball bouncing," says Álvaro Enrigue. His book, Sudden Death, pits the Italian painter against the Spanish poet.
Hawaii has nearly 250 confirmed cases of the mosquito-borne virus since September 2015. State health officials say dengue symptoms include fever, rash, severe headaches and eye, joint and muscle pain.
If the rumors are true, then humanity is about to learn a lot about the heaviest stuff in the universe.
Though Zika was discovered in 1947, few scientists since had studied the virus. Now, while some check its genes, others turn to placental cells for clues to any link between Zika and birth defects.