Eight new blazes raged Wednesday near Gatlinburg, Tenn., where fire has already destroyed more than 150 structures and injured dozens of people. "There were rivers of fire," said a resident who fled.
Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with CNN's Maggie Lake about the deal and Donald Trump's picks for treasury and commerce secretaries.
Here & Now's Robin Young spoke with Bennett about his new memoir, and the people who inspired his journey from Queens, New York, to citizen of the world.
The region's left-leaning — and largely urban — voting block has long dominated elections, handing victory after victory to Democrats.
In the wake of Fidel Castro's death, Alt.Latino looks at the artists who remained in Cuba after the revolution and those who've left — and how their music reflects both realities.
The California lawmaker, who has led the party since 2002, turned back a challenge from Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan. The secret ballot vote was 134-63.
The photographer, who also painted and sculpted, returned to the place of his youth every summer, chronicling the lives of old buildings and roadside businesses as they changed with age.
This weekend, a group of veterans are heading to the site to act as "human shields" for the protesters. Thousands have registered to go.
Donald Trump’s economic team and his nominee for treasury secretary want to dismantle the regulations, put in place in the aftermath of the financial crisis.
Scientists are getting closer to understanding the root causes of allergies, and are working on new methods for treating them.
House Democrats held leadership elections Wednesday. Nancy Pelosi was re-elected despite facing an unexpected challenge from Ohio Democrat Tim Ryan. David Greene speaks with NPR's Susan Davis.
The California Democrat got 134 votes to Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan's 63, but it was the most serious challenge to her leadership she's faced since taking over the top slot in the House in 2003.
Scott's killing unleashed two days of unrest in Charlotte. Scott, authorities said, left his car with a gun and did not listen to police who told him to drop it.
With the cut, OPEC's production will drop by 1.2 million barrels daily to 32.5 million barrels. The deal takes effect at the start of 2017.
Also: Trump highlights a deal to keep 1,000 jobs in Indiana; Cuba continues mourning Fidel Castro; and 20 Tennessee workers will share a $420 million Powerball jackpot.
Ease into the season of "best-of" lists with a handful of standout tracks from 2016: five retro-sounding, five cutting-edge.
In a series of tweets, President-elect Donald Trump tried to tamp down growing concerns that he will not separate his vast global business interests from his role as head of the U.S. government.
A boy from Mosul, now in an Iraqi camp, quit school after ISIS took it over. "The children were terrified," says his mother. "They should be playing, and instead it was blood, blood everywhere."
Researchers who developed a collection of human stem cells with glowing internal structures have begun sharing them with colleagues. The glow reveals the secret workings of cells.
Watch the singer and her band perform three ferocious songs from her "Lincoln Center Out Of Doors" set, recorded live at New York's Damrosch Park.