Trump is hoping to woo black voters back to the "Party of Lincoln." While African Americans are a reliable voting bloc for Democrats, his poll numbers are especially low even for a Republican nominee.
Speaking for "the party of Lincoln" before mostly white crowds, Trump's focus on crime and poverty may have another benefit if it doesn't boost support from African-American voters.
Tens of thousands in Louisiana were surprised by floods last week. In a changing climate, what more can be done to warn communities that the weather can do things they aren't used to?
The International Space Station conducted a spacewalk this week to mark 15 years in space. Three people who've walked in space share their miraculous — and miserable — experiences.
NPR's Rachel Martin talks with Lisa Fenn, the author of "Carry On: A Story of Resilience, Redemption, and an Unlikely Family," and the two athletes Fenn profiled, Dartanyon Crockett and Leroy Sutton.
Social media feeds have been peppered with the hashtag #firstsevenjobs for the past few weeks. NPR's Rachel Martin shares her list, from store window mannequin to English teacher in Japan.
The state now sees wildfires that are on average bigger than ever and that burn through more of the year. Cal Fire's Southern Region information officer Michael Mohler speaks to Rachel Martin.
When the risk and mistrust outweigh the financial gain, who becomes a police officer? William Noel in Annapolis, Md., tells Rachel Martin about joining the force.
Images of 5-year-old Omran Daqneesh, stunned after he was pulled from the rubble in Aleppo, have resonated worldwide. Activists say his brother was injured in the same airstrike and later died.
Both candidates had record months for collecting cash.
There is a hero-like narrative in science that is not that far from a sports narrative — the striving for success with the hope of bringing something unimagined to the field, says Marcelo Gleiser.
The U.S. swimmer seemed contrite as he took "full responsibility" for an exaggerated version of the events. He apologized for tarnishing the accomplishments of Olympians with his "immature behavior."
In an action packed night on the track, Mo Farah completed a tough distance running double, winning the 5,000 meters to go with his earlier victory in the 10,000 meters.
The blast ripped through the celebration in the southeastern Turkish city of Gaziantep on Saturday. The Turkish deputy prime minister says the attack appears to have been the work of a suicide bomber.
Brazilian star Neymar opened the scoring midway through the first half, bending a beautiful free kick. More than an hour later, he finished the game off on a penalty kick.
The bridge is elegantly stretched between two peaks in China, where visitors can gaze under their feet at the canyon — a vertigo-inducing 328 yards below.
Parents who lose a child to miscarriage or stillbirth often feel like they're going through it alone. But the experience is actually common in the U.S. — and one group is trying to help them cope.
Host Farai Chideya speaks with science-fiction writer and Hugo Award nominee Nnedi Okorafor about diversity in the genre.
Elizabeth Redden, who covers international higher education for Inside Higher Ed, explains how unrest and instability around the world affects study abroad programs.
Host Farai Chideya speaks with The Atlantic writer Gillian White, Washington Post reporter Alyssa Rosenburg and Farajii Mohammad about the Nate Parker sexual assault case.