The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture is open to the public after a dedication ceremony on Saturday. President Obama cut the ribbon on the brand new museum.
Carfentanil, a potent variation on fentanyl, is being blamed for a wave of opioid overdoses. In Cincinnati, the coroner, crime lab and first responders are struggling to keep up.
Donald Trump's campaign is not weighing down Republican Senate candidates across the country as Democrats had initially hoped. In Ohio, the GOP Senate candidate has a big lead over the Democrat.
As the baseball season enters the homestretch, Mike Pesca, host of The Gist podcast shares obscure baseball stats and somewhat dubious accomplishments with NPR's Rachel Martin.
A Washington state county is floating the idea of supervised clinics where people can inject heroin. King County's health officer Jeff Duchin tells NPR's Rachel Martin why he thinks it's a good idea.
NPR's Rachel Martin talks with conservative commentator Beth Myers and Democratic strategist Bill Burton about what they will be watching for in the first presidential debate on Monday.
Ted McDermott struggles with Alzheimer's, but loves to sing. His son Simon recorded the two of them singing a Carpool Karaoke. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Simon.
If you rely on an insight from your daily horoscopes, you may have been looking at the wrong sign this whole time.
This week, police in Charlotte, N.C., shot and killed a black man. The shooting has spurred days of protests. Michel Martin speaks with Rev. William Barber II, president of the North Carolina NAACP.
The National Museum of African-American History and Culture opens on the National Mall on Saturday. NPR's Sam Sanders talks to visitors and tells us what it was like on the first day.