In the latest humanitarian drop, U.S. cargo planes supplies Yazidis trapped by the fighting with tons of food and water.
A landmark court case could mean changes in the NCAA, and a woman takes her place in history on the NBA bench. NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro talks with ESPN's Howard Bryant.
Some Europeans say anti-Semitism has increased in the wake of the Israel-Hamas conflict. NPR's Lourdes Garcia Navarro talks with correspondents Eleanor Beardsley and Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson.
Eleven states and Washington, D.C., have passed laws to grant driver's licenses to immigrants living in the U.S. illegally. But applicants face hurdles, like language barriers and fear of deportation.
The search for the ancient relic led a group of police officers to a village pub in England. The didn't find it.
Forty years ago Saturday, President Nixon resigned from office. Leonard Downie Jr. was an editor at the Washington Post at the time, and reflects on the investigative reporting by Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein that led to Nixon's downfall.
Hackers and cyber sleuths abound at two tech conferences in Las Vegas. NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro talks to correspondent Aarti Shahani about what new technological threats are lurking.
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel is in India. The visit is part of a broader U.S. strategy to strengthen alliances in Asia and the Pacific.
In northern Iraq, Kurdish Peshmerga forces are fighting Islamic militants threatening the region. NPR's Lourdes Garcia Navarro talks to Qubad Talabany of the Kurdistan regional government about U.S. aid.
When NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro returned home with post-traumatic stress disorder after covering the Iraq War, she found comfort at the Mexico City pound in the form of Ursa.
NPR's Petra Mayer sees the sights at San Diego Comic-Con with Magicians Trilogy author Lev Grossman — and discusses what happens when wizardly kids have to face an adult world, without mentors.
Gabriel Weston is an ear, nose and throat surgeon. She says writing Dirty Work — about an obstetrician-gynecologist who performs abortions — made her more sensitive to all sides of the debate.
NPR Ed takes on the question that has long divided parents and experts alike.
Jesse Saperstein says he made lots of mistakes while dating as a young man with Asperger's. He hopes his hard-won experience will help others tell the difference between enthusiasm and stalking.
An unusually wet monsoon season has painted the desert, normally dusty brown, a lush green. It has been a welcome respite from the years of devastating drought that have plagued the state.