NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to NPR's social science correspondent Shankar Vedantam, who says that popular games draw betters, not because it's the profitable choice, but because they're also a fan.
Steve Inskeep speaks with NPR's Lauren Frayer about the EU summit in Brussels. After some opposition, EU leaders are finalizing an agreement with Turkey aimed at helping Syrian refugees fleeing war.
The Senate Majority Leader refuses to hold a hearing on the Supreme Court nominee. After Obama named Garland, McConnell has maintained his position that the pick should be made by the next president.
Republican voters in Florida are wrestling with how they'll vote If Trump ends up facing a Democrat nominee. Some say a Trump nomination would force them to vote for a Democrat — or not at all.
In an interview with NPR, the president says Senate Republicans owe it to the Founding Fathers to give Judge Merrick Garland a Supreme Court confirmation vote.
A group of Virginia Tech researchers exposed the drinking water contamination in Flint, Mich., last summer. Now, they are back to retest the waters — and determine if the water is still dangerous.
After the killing of nine African-Americans in a South Carolina church last year, there's been a renewed push to take down Confederate symbols across the South. Still, not everyone agrees.
Berta Cáceres' family says Honduras is a repressive regime that doesn't deserve U.S. help. But driving a wedge between two long-time allies is a Herculean task.
Washington Post reporter Robert O'Harrow dissects Trump's acquisition of the Taj Mahal casino/hotel, which went into bankruptcy a year after it opened.
In an agreement with The Humane Society of the United States, the theme park will also phase out the use of the giant marine mammals in theatrical shows.