American cities pay out hundreds of millions a year to settle police misconduct complaints and lawsuits. An advocacy group in Minneapolis wants to require cops to pay for their own insurance.
When the U.K. voted to leave the EU, a lot of questions were left unanswered. London banks do an enormous amount of international business, but with the doors to Europe shutting that could change.
The 2-year-old law required clinics that provide abortions to have surgical facilities and doctors to have hospital admitting privileges; the justices reversed a federal appeals court decision, 5-3.
More than $7 billion in drugs, vaccines and supplies are stashed in warehouses to be tapped in case of a pandemic or an attack with chemical, biological or nuclear weapons. NPR got a peek at one.
Elizabeth Warren is a rock star in Democratic politics, and there are reports she's being vetted as a possible Clinton running mate. Yet just a few years ago, she was, in Washington terms, a nobody.
After about a decade of construction and a $5 billion price tag, a new, bigger canal has opened in Panama. It's been a source of national pride for Panamanians.
Drummers travel Cairo's streets every morning during the Ramadan holiday month and wake people for their pre-dawn meal. NPR's Leila Fadel went along with one of them.
Yesterday we asked for your picks for the songs that represent the feeling in the U.K. right now. Here are some of your suggestions.
The Venezuela crisis has been creating a diaspora, as young educated Venezuelans move abroad for better opportunities. Maria Alesia Sosa is one of those. She's now a journalist in Miami.
Venezuela is in crisis as inflation worsens and many grocery stores are empty, triggering riots. Daniel Lansberg-Rodriguez of the Venezuelan newspaper El Nacional explains how it reached this point.