All of those whose sentences were commuted would have gotten lighter prison terms under new sentencing guidelines. The White House says the they aren't hardened criminals and deserve a second chance.
GM and the UAW kicked off contract talks Monday; Chrysler and Ford will do the same this month. Negotiations are never easy, but since industry bailouts in 2009, there's a stronger push to cooperate.
They travel for months, even years, from sub-Saharan Africa to Europe, hoping for a better life. But many thousands are forced into prostitution to pay for the journey.
When Scott Walker was first elected governor, Wisconsin's unemployment rate was over 8 percent. It's fallen to 4.4 percent. But there's debate over whether Walker deserve credit for the rebound.
The suicide of a 15-year-old who had been bullied online and off inspired Todd Schobel to create STOPit. Schools across the country have adopted the app to anonymously report and stop cyberbullying.
It's not just Greeks who are upset by their country's latest bailout. Supporters of European unity say the weekend's fraught negotiations in Brussels have damaged the ideal of European solidarity.
An Indian woman suffered through domestic violence for 20 years. Then she changed her life by going to school, but it wasn't to learn. It was to cook.
International negotiators appear close to a deal limiting Iran's nuclear program. NPR's Peter Kenyon reports from Vienna.
David Letterman popped up Friday to make a few cracks about the brashest, most famously follicled candidate for the 2016 Republican Party presidential nomination.
NPR's Cokie Roberts previews Hillary Clinton's speech on the economy and Scott Walker's official announcement that he's running for president.