Engineers warn that the Mosul dam in Iraq could collapse at any time, threatening 1.5 million people. Needed repairs on the poorly built structure haven't been carried out since ISIS held it.
Conservative Christians have surprised pundits with their support for Donald Trump. NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro speaks with Bible translator and minister Jim Linzey about his endorsement.
The GOP establishment wants to bring Donald Trump down. Donors are going on the attack. NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro discusses the strategy and the money with Domenico Montanaro and Peter Overby.
Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, former president of Brazil, was detained by police on Friday. NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro speaks to Brian Winter of the "Americas Quarterly" about the allegations of fraud.
The "Prince of Tides" author Pat Conroy, age 70, has died. He had pancreatic cancer. NPR's Scott Simon spoke with Conroy in 2010 about the people who shaped him as a writer, and as a reader.
After years of decline, the numbers of Monarch butterflies are up. NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro speaks with Jorge Rickards of the World Wildlife Fund in Mexico about their promising rebound.
Reformers did well in Iran's parliamentary elections, but Iranians say the chaos in neighboring countries makes them wary of too much change beyond working on the economy.
The Conservative Political Action Conference — CPAC — is meeting in Washington. But Donald Trump won't be there. NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro discusses the race with Sarah McCammon.
There will be seven presidential contests this weekend. Most of them will be small caucuses. Reporters in three states — Kentucky, Kansas and Maine — describe the races they're covering.
The Republican candidates' rhetoric is getting heated, and a little dirty. GOP political consultant Frank Luntz tells NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro why the candidates need to tone it down.
With airstrikes down sharply amid the ceasefire, Syrians in opposition areas are going to school, visiting friends and relatives — and holding anti-government protests.
Latinos in the U.S. are "just put all in one group," says Joanna Hausmann, who is using comedy videos to show that all Latinos aren't the same.
An award-winning London stage adaptation of 1984 has just transferred to the American Repertory Theatre in Cambridge, Mass. The actors say Orwell's dystopian novel remains ominously relevant today.
Indian immigrants and their children comprise about 1 percent of the U.S. population, yet they own roughly half of all American motels. And 70 percent of those moteliers hail one same state: Gujarat.
Our story about Marley Dias' #1000blackgirlbooks list got lots of feedback and some really good suggestions for kids' reading lists.
While genetic mutations are nearly ubiquitous in cancer, they may not always be the driving force for disease, some researchers say. They suggest looking at disruptions in cellular metabolism.
The best-selling author was known for novels such as The Great Santini and The Prince Of Tides. He had announced last month that he had pancreatic cancer.
Chris Christie stole the internet spotlight from all the presidential candidates on Tuesday when he appeared behind Donald Trump looking mournful.