The international medical aid group Doctors Without Borders is blaming U.S-allied forces for a deadly attack on one of its hospitals in Afghanistan.
Many Americans are reassessing Pope Francis' triumphant U.S. tour because of his meeting with Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis.
In St. Louis, a school district has disbanded its football team, citing injuries and waning demand for the sport.
With the Democratic primary race tougher than the front-runner might have expected, Clinton confronted several of her flaws on SNL. But maybe not the most significant ones.
Meanwhile, NATO has said that it will conduct an investigation into the attack on the city, which was briefly held by Taliban forces before being recaptured last week.
The U.S. and NATO have spent years in Kunduz, Afghanistan, building communities to keep insurgents out. Two who were there 12 years ago describe how it felt this week when the Taliban retook the city.
Theater critic Michael Riedel dishes some juicy backstage anecdotes in his new book about Broadway's Shubert Organization, but fails to bring its deal-makers and their troubles to convincing life.
Fear The Walking Dead is telling a story not often explores on prime-time television: generational rifts over the violence that immigrant parents have experienced.
The Utah Republican says he's a better choice for the job than Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy.
Authorities lost contact with the El Faro, a 790-foot cargo vessel, after it sent an satellite distress message amid hurricane-force winds and waves in the Bahamas.
Once a doctor's hobby, the Kerlan Collection is now one of the world's great collections of children's literature. Over 100,000 books offer visitors a chance to see the writer's process — for free.
The country's president and insurgents have pledged to sign a treaty, ending the Americas' longest-running conflict. But peace relies on small-town mayors, whose campaigns are often founded on favors.
The major hurricane is likely to reach the Atlantic island by about midnight. Meanwhile, it is fueling heavy rain and "catastrophic flooding" in South Carolina.
As the presidential campaign season heats up, Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton made an appearance on the season premiere of Saturday Night Live.
More than 90,000 migrants have passed through Croatia in the last two weeks. Authorities are registering them and immediately sending to the Hungarian border, which Hungary plans to soon close.
Nina Totenberg speaks with NPR's Rachel Martin about what to expect from the new session of the Supreme Court, which begins each year on the first Monday in October.
Sanders' campaign in the Democratic presidential primary race has excited many progressives. But the big issue of the moment is gun control, where his views diverge with many liberals.
Geraldine Brooks is a Pulitzer Prize winning historical novelist. Her latest book "The Secret Chord," tells the story of King David. NPR's Rachel Martin spoke to her about her conception of the flawed king.
Colombia's government and Marxist guerrillas, with help from the pope, have agreed to end their 50-year armed conflict. Reporter John Otis discusses the country's prospects with NPR's Rachel Martin.
When H&M put a Muslim girl in a headscarf in an online ad this summer, it prompted celebration among Hijabi fashionistas. Is it a sign that the public is more open to Muslim culture?