NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Rutgers University professor Khadijah White and Allyson Hobbs, who wrote a book about the history of racial passing, about the former head of the NAACP in Spokane, Wash.
The American women are favored to win but are going on to the next round regardless of the outcome. A win would ease their path toward the Cup.
Pharmacists in California will soon be able to prescribe birth control. While some doctors' groups are skeptical, lawmakers say pharmacists can fill a need for primary care providers, especially in rural areas.
The FBI is investigating an alleged hack by members of the St. Louis Cardinals organization against a rival now working for the Houston Astros. The teams say they're cooperating with federal officials.
Billionaire investor Kirk Kerkorian, who built Las Vegas hotels, died Monday at 98.
A House panel is looking into the massive data breach revealed earlier this month that affected millions of current and former federal workers. As a result of the hack, the Obama administration has ordered what its calling a "30-day cybersecurity sprint" to better protect federal information. Is it window dressing or something substantive?
The U.S. team, which plays Nigeria tonight at the Women's World Cup, is a tournament favorite. But Nigeria's funtastic fans deserve a cup of their own.
Clinton never moved back to Park Ridge, Ill., but when she talks about the America she wants to build, you can hear hints of what that suburb was like in the 1950s.
Amazon on Friday debuts Catastrophe, a comedy about an American man and Irish woman united by an unexpected pregnancy. NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says it's a wonderful, fresh vision of romance on TV.
NPR's Melissa Block talks to New York Times reporter Ben Hubbard about how the self-declared Islamic State has been digging itself deeper into the communities it has seized.
Gap held a conference call on Tuesday to discuss its restructuring plan. The news comes a day after Gap said it will close a quarter of its North American non-outlet stores.
Billionaire and reality TV fixture Donald Trump announced Tuesday in New York that he is running for president. Trump has flirted with running before, but he seems more serious this time. And some Republican strategists say that's an unwelcome development.
The U.S has sent humanitarian aid to help Syrian civilians, but only a small number of refugees have been allowed into America. Now the U.S. says it will increase the number of those admitted.
The Tunisian oud player's latest album, Souvenance, is his response to the Arab Spring after years of reflection. Betto Arcos has his story.
In an extremely polarized Congress, last week's trade vote yielded an unusually haphazard-looking mix of votes. Here's a breakdown of how the House voted and why it matters.
The College Board won't score two of 10 test sections after a printing error on the instructions for the exam given earlier this month.
In the South, it's red soda. In Detroit, it's Motown jams. Tell us on Twitter what your regional Juneteenth celebrations are like!