On his 82nd birthday, Leonard Cohen has released a new song, the title track to his forthcoming album, You Want It Darker.
The GOP nominee offered reporters cherry cobbler during a stop in North Carolina on Tuesday. But he won't answer questions as to why he changed his belief about where President Obama was born.
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that immigrant minors cannot sue the U.S. for legal representation until their deportation proceedings are exhausted, and they must do it individually.
In a TV interview, Trump accused all of the scheduled presidential debate moderators of being Democrats. But NBC's Lester Holt is a registered Republican.
Ahmad Khan Rahami, who police say planted bombs in New York and New Jersey over the weekend, was charged in federal court Tuesday.
Dozens of people died in violent demonstrations against longtime leader Joseph Kabila on Monday and Tuesday, after the government postponed November's presidential election.
By outlining how manufacturers can assure the safe design of driverless vehicles, the U.S. is taking a different approach than it has for conventional cars, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx says.
Dylan Thuras, co-author of a new book, takes NPR to a piece of lost subway grandeur, a room of well-groomed dirt and a sonic secret in the middle of Times Square.
NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Colombian author Juan Gabriel Vasquez about his novel, Reputations.
Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf appeared before the Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday to answer questions about the bank's sales tactics. Bank employees opened as many as 2 million unauthorized accounts in order to meet sales goals and collect bonuses. Wells Fargo agreed to pay a $185 million fine to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, but did not acknowledge any wrongdoing. Now the Justice Department is reportedly conducting its own investigation.
A new survey of gun ownership in America found the percentage of Americans who own guns has decreased, even as Americans buy more guns. NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Lois Beckett, who covers gun policy and politics for The Guardian, about the Harvard-Northeastern University survey.
After buying 100 barrels of crude oil and delivering it to a pipeline, NPR's Planet Money team goes to a refinery to see it turned into gasoline.
The pianist's new album places Latin standards at the center of instrumental jazz and offers creative experimentation with harmony and meter.
Federal prosecutors say New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie knew about the plot to shut down the George Washington Bridge. The Bridgegate trial is currently underway.
Video released by the Tulsa, Okla., police department shows a two and a half minute gap between when an officer shot 40-year-old Terence Crutcher and when his injuries were attended to by first responders. Police say he died after reaching the hospital. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with former police officer David Klinger, a professor of criminology at the University of Missouri-Saint Louis.
NPR's Ari Shapiro interviews Ingy Sedky from the International Committee of the Red Cross about a convoy attack in Aleppo that has halted aid to the area.
President Obama gives his final address to the United Nations General Assembly and hosts a summit on the world's refugee crisis Tuesday.
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to chef Jose Andres about Dorothy Cann Hamilton, founder of the French Culinary Institute, who died in a car accident over the weekend. She was 67.
As part of our series "A Nation Engaged," NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Berkeley economist Enrico Moretti about what it takes to increase economic mobility — the ability of people to get better jobs and make more money — and how that could change under a President Clinton or President Trump.
Cell phone alerts used to warn people in the aftermath of bombings in New York and New Jersey this weekend are raising questions about profiling.