Hear the New Jersey band perform songs from its new punk opera, The Most Lamentable Tragedy.
Jail is too dangerous for many defendants found incompetent to stand trial because of illnesses like schizophrenia, judges say. But psychiatric hospitals are now overcrowded and violent, too.
Syrian president Bashar al-Assad has visited Moscow in his first trip outside his country since the war began there nearly five years ago. Russian President Vladimir Putin told him that Russia's military intervention in Syria will lead to a political solution, which will keep Assad in power.
The house on Alvin Street in Toledo, Ohio, has five roommates. Four of them are American students or recent graduates, and the fifth is a 22-year-old butcher from Syria who barely speaks any English. Yet somehow they get along. Mohammed's family remains at a refugee camp in Jordan, waiting for visas.
Details are still emerging of a police shooting in Florida's Palm Beach County over the weekend, which left 31-year-old Corey Jones dead. Jones was shot by an undercover police officer on a highway.
President Obama traveled to West Virginia to talk about prescription drug abuse and heroin addiction Wednesday.
Prairie View, Texas, has seen a couple of racially charged incidents involving law enforcement recently. The arrest and later death of Sandra Bland in police custody gained national attention, as did the arrest of a city councilman outside a college reunion party.
Ohio joins the growing list of states that have put death sentences on hold because of problems getting execution drugs. Justice Antonin Scalia told an audience Tuesday he wouldn't be surprised if the Supreme Court eventually strikes down capital punishment.
Ben Carson has put his presidential campaign on hold and will spend the next two weeks on a book tour.
Wisconsin Republican Paul Ryan has announced he is open to serving as speaker of the house. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Rep. Charlie Dent, a Pennsylvania Republican, about the future of the House.
Turns out Hillary Clinton isn't the only government official with an email issue. Many state lawmakers use personal accounts to do official business, including those in Alabama.
Joe Biden said Wednesday the window has closed for him to run for president. And with those words in a Rose Garden address, Vice President Biden took himself out of the running for president.
Part one of this series explored how the violence at Napa State Psychiatric Hospital affects staff at the facility. In part two, NPR reports on patients who are victims of assault by other patients.
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