New Orleans has made huge strides towards ending veteran homelessness in the city.
The California fire is unusually intense and unpredictable. But between climate change and the impact of decades of poor management, such wildfires may be the new normal.
Thousands of hackers have headed to Las Vegas for two conferences: Black Hat and Defcon. Much of the talk at the conferences has been devoted to security flaws in consumer devices, like cellphones.
On Wednesday, California made its last payment on debt incurred in 2004 by Proposition 57, which sought to deal with the state's fiscal crisis. NPR's Arun Rath talks to John Myers of KQED for more.
The controversy over the Dominican Republic's policy to deport thousands of people of Haitian descent is reverberating through Caribbean-American communities in New York City.
A half-century after the deadly violence in South Los Angeles, NPR's Arun Rath asks members of the community for their reflections on the unrest, its root causes and changes in the neighborhood.
McCoy is best known as a harmonica player, but the studio veteran also played a big role in the pivotal moment when counter-cultural folk-rock came to Music City.
NPR News Interview With President Barack Obama
The storm killed at least 6 people in Taiwan and has thrust millions into the dark. Some 1.4 million homes in China's Fujian province were evacuated ahead of its landfall.
The physician and pharmacologist worked at the government agency in the early 1960s, when she uncovered a link between the drug and severe birth defects.
Some recent comments about Fox News host Megyn Kelly got Donald Trumped disinvited from an upcoming conservative event. Linda Wertheimer talks to RedState editor Erick Erickson about his decision.