While the investigation continues, officials say it is possible the shooter in this week's attack on an Orlando gay nightclub mentioned ISIS to cover for the real reason for the attack.
Led Zeppelin's Robert Plant and Jimmy Page were in court this week answering charges of copyright infringement. Forensic musicologist Joe Bennett and NPR's Scott Simon discuss.
A judge in Oregon has allowed 52-year-old Jamie Shupe, a retired Army tank mechanic, to identify as "non-binary" instead of male or female. It's widely believed to be the first such case in the U.S.
Politics has always been a rough game. But even by the old standards, Donald Trump's campaign is breaking new ground. Crude language is the norm, including from the candidate himself.
The attack at a Florida nightclub played out for more than three dramatic hours. Survivors, doctors and law enforcement officials recap the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.
A judge is considering whether a suit filed by family members of Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victims can proceed. The plaintiffs argue that the rifle should not have been sold to civilians.
Guanabara Bay will host the Olympic sailing competition in August. But it's so heavily polluted, it threatens the livelihoods of those who depend on its waters.
What happens when a billionaire businessman and politician teams up with a moms-against-gun-violence group with millions of supporters?
When McDonald's came to the Soviet Union in 1990, it insisted that workers smile. That didn't come easy. But customers grew to like it — and workers did, too. What happens when you change a norm?
Media mogul Sumner Redstone, 93, has moved to replace five board members of Viacom Inc., including the chairman and CEO whom he has considered a surrogate son.