Asian-Americans are among the least likely to vote. But with the presidential nominations still up for grabs, campaigns are courting one of the largest Asian communities in the U.S. — New Yorkers.
Leading candidates have tried to channel Americans' frustration when they talk about trade, but on the whole polls show Americans think trade has been good for the U.S.
How much money a school can spend on its students still depends, in large part, on local property taxes. And many states aren't doing much to level the field for poor kids.
Venida Browder's son killed himself after spending time in solitary confinement. She's fighting to end isolation of youth in jails and prisons. A new campaign with that goal launches this week.
The new findings add to the evidence suggesting that full-fat dairy may have protective effects — both in cutting the risk of diabetes and helping people control body weight.
In a new memoir, Dr. Mary Guinan reflects on 40 years as a disease detective for the CDC.
Pope Francis visited the Greek island of Lesbos to focus on the troubles of migrants. Reporter Joanna Kakissis talks with NPR's Michel Martin about the trip and its possible effects.
The lower house of Parliament plans to vote Sunday on whether to send impeachment proceedings against President Dilma Rouseff to the Senate for a possible trial. Reporter Caroline Osborne has more.
Ecuador is assessing the damage and death toll after a powerful earthquake. Thomas Hollywood, director of Catholic Relief Services in South America, gives us the latest from the capital, Quito.
NPR's Rachel Martin talks about the state of the Democratic presidential race with New York Times columnist Frank Bruni.