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Sgt. Jessica Hawkins was a cop for 20 years before she transitioned. Getting through that first day at work after she came out was hard — but it turned out to just be the start.

Temperton wrote some of the most iconic pop songs of the 1970s and '80s, including Michael Jackson's "Thriller" and "Rock With You."

Angela Gui, a sociology student at Britain's University of Warwick, became a human rights campaigner after her father — a Hong Kong bookseller — was abducted and held in China.

American mothers are working outside the home now more than in any other past generation. As a consequence, dads have greater household responsibility, especially when it comes to child-rearing.

The Court heard oral arguments Wednesday in a Texas case involving a murder defendant sentenced to death after a trial witness said he was more likely to commit crimes because he was black.

A recent BuzzFeed investigation found Blue Apron had poor, at times violent working conditions for employees at its packing facility in Richmond, Calif.

The U.N. Security Council endorsed Portuguese politician Antonio Guterres. A former U.N. high commissioner for refugees, Guterres led worldwide efforts to help refugees.

The 2016 Nobel for chemistry goes to Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir J. Fraser Stoddart and Bernard L. Feringa. The chemists are French, Scottish and Dutch, respectively.

Miami Herald reporter Jacqueline Charles has the latest on the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew from Port-au-Prince.

The presidential candidates could not be more different, but their vice presidential picks share many traits. NPR's Mara Liasson reviews the debate, along with pollsters Margie Omero and John Feehery.




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