The Chicago Public Schools announced a set of guidelines making it clear their transgender student population will not be discriminated against under school policy. The district's updated guidelines state that transgender and nonconforming students will be able to use restrooms and locker rooms that match their identity.
NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with our regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and the Brookings Institution and David Brooks of The New York Times. They discuss Donald Trump's rise as he becomes the likely GOP nominee and the Democratic primary race.
Congratulations to the Class of 2016! They are graduating into the best job market in a decade, especially for those with degrees in business, technology or engineering.
Are you feeling listener fatigue or musical ecstasy from all the surprise album drops? Guess what: It's not over yet.
The state's coal industry is shrinking fast; more than 10,000 workers have lost their jobs since 2008. A small firm in eastern Kentucky is turning unemployed coal workers into software developers.
The singing bassist presents original songs and standards in a session from 2001.
Stars like Bruce Springsteen canceled North Carolina shows in the wake of the state's "bathroom bill." Others, like Beyonce, played. For local musicians and venues, the decision is a complicated one.
The lifelong Californian's move to Nashville inspired a new album, The Narrows. Hear the conversation and performance.
Neil Leifer is behind some of the defining sports images of the last 60 years. In his book Relentless, he describes the special mix of luck and skill that helped him capture those memorable moments.
When children view their abilities as something they can change over time, they're more apt to deal well with challenges, researchers say. And what parents say can help or hurt.
The number fell below expectations from economists, but the report showed that wages rose 2.5 percent from a year earlier.
For Elizabeth Fitzsimons, the challenges of motherhood began before she brought her daughter home from China.
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police is escorting convoys of people who are trapped north of the fire zone to safer regions further south.
We examine the path ahead for Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders.
The fires near Fort McMurray, Alberta, have been burning all week, and responders are still far from containing them. Take a look at how the emergency has unfolded.
Even though their tuition is covered, trainees face many challenges.
Sullivan says Donald Trump was able to grab the nomination by appealing to people who've felt forgotten in American society.
Some 50,000 pounds of tubers were scattered across hundreds of yards of highway in Charlotte, blocking the road for hours and setting off a mashup of potato-related puns.