Belgian leaders have extended a state of emergency and lockdown for Brussels due to a threat of a "Paris-style" terrorist attack.
U.S. retailers are looking to add more than 700,000 jobs this holiday season — about the same as last year. But retailers may have a harder time filling those jobs because of a shrinking labor pool.
After scandal plagued Republican rival Sen. David Vitter and supporters crossed party lines, Democrat John Bel Edwards has emerged as the winner of Louisiana's bitter governor's race.
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is urging a pause in the resettlement of Syrian refugees in his state. Two Syrian refugees there share their similar concerns, but say totally barring refugees is a mistake.
Thanksgiving for most people in America means family, turkey and stuffing. We asked NPR's readers what stuffing they make. Turns out there's a lot of passion and variety when it comes to stuffing.
Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning has been sidelined after a foot injury. Mike Pesca, host of Slate's The Gist podcast, talks with NPR's Rachel Martin about Manning's possible retirement.
NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Anne Richard, Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees and Migration, about the screening process refugees go through before entering the United States.
The Belgian prime minister has urged more surveillance and border controls. But it's not clear that Belgians will trade privacy and civil liberties in promise of better security.
At the close of an Asian summit in Malaysia, President Obama vowed to destroy ISIS on the battlefield, while also saying that the most powerful tool was to show ISIS "that we're not afraid."
The residents of Bamako, Mali, are in shock after Friday's deadly terrorist attack on a hotel, for which an al-Qaida linked group has claimed responsibility.