China is suspending coal imports from North Korea, one of the country's economic lifelines. The Chinese government says the move is part of United Nations sanctions against North Korea's nuclear and missile programs.
Nicholas Britell, the composer for the Oscar-nominated score for Moonlight, describes the story behind his music.
The United Kingdom Parliament debated on Monday over whether President Trump should be allowed to make a state visit to the country later this year.
The suicide of a 31-year-old Mexican immigrant in an Arizona detention center has raised questions about the safety and treatment of immigrants in these centers.
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island about his new book, Captured: The Corporate Infiltration of American Democracy.
Why does the U.S. have a holiday for chief executives, but none for their vice presidents? We right that wrong on this Presidents Day with an original vice presidents song.
Vice President Mike Pence and Defense Secretary James Mattis have offered words of reassurance to European officials worried about NATO and Russia due to contradicting statements from the president over the last few months. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Jacob Parakilas of Chatham House, a think tank in London, about how Europeans are reacting.
The question before the Supreme Court comes down to whether the family of a Mexican citizen shot on Mexican soil has the right to sue under the U.S. Constitution.
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The president called McMaster "a man of tremendous talent and tremendous experience."
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The world's oldest leader, Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe, turns 93 Tuesday. He has no intention of retiring and his wife has said even if he dies before next year's election, he should run "as a corpse."
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Jones shares stories from his raw, honest and heartfelt new memoir, Lonely Boy: Tales From A Sex Pistol.
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“We’re not in Iraq to seize anybody’s oil,” Secretary of Defense James Mattis said while on a visit to Baghdad, Iraq.
The protagonist of Sebastian Barry's new novel is conscripted right off the boat as the price of American citizenship. Eventually he finds love and companionship with one of his fellow soldiers.
Author Mary Graham discusses the confidences that presidents keep. When it comes to President Trump, she says: "I think we're seeing that it's not possible to keep policies secret in the digital age."
Uber's CEO has ordered an investigation into a sexual harassment claim made by a female engineer after she published a blog post detailing her experience.
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With the state's death penalty in limbo, one reporter visited the last inmate to live in Cell 1 — the cell Florida inmates stay in before they’re executed.
In 1926, President Hoover named "The Star-Spangled Banner" the national anthem — but some felt he should have picked "America the Beautiful" instead.
Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson speaks with Santa Clara University law professor Margaret Russell about what the legal rules on hate speech are.
The first year of testing for North Carolina's online charter schools shows their students had the lowest academic growth in the state.
President Trump's personal lawyer and a Russian-American business associate negotiated a plan they hoped would end U.S. sanctions against Russia, according to the New York Times.