Special correspondent for PBS NewsHour Nick Schifrin was on hand as Cuba's longtime ruler Fidel Castro was buried today in Santiago, where he launched his revolution more than half a century ago.
Green Party candidate Jill Stein has spurred election recounts in multiple states. Charles Ellison of The Root discusses his post titled "4 Ways the Jill Stein Recount Screws Black Voters."
Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii joined thousands of veterans at the Standing Rock protest in North Dakota this weekend. They traveled to show solidarity against the oil pipeline.
The search continues for victims of a fire that swept through an artists' collective in Oakland, Calif., killing at least 30 people. The toll is expected to rise.
The Army Corps of Engineers has denied an easement for construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, essentially halting the construction of the oil pipeline near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation.
Researcher Sara Nash tells NPR's Ailsa Chang why it's never to late to quit smoking. She's one of the authors of a new NIH-AARP study.
The Red Car, the latest novel by Marcy Dermansky, features a protagonist who's haunted by a former boss. NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Dermansky about the fantastical and dark novel.
A fire at a warehouse in Oakland, California — the scene of a large party Friday night — has killed at least nine people.
Nestles announces a scientific breakthrough that will allow it to greatly cut the amount of sugar in its chocolate without affecting the taste.
With the NBA season well under way, Mike Pesca of the Gist podcast for Slate tells NPR's Ailsa Chang what makes Russell Westbrook of the Oklahoma Thunder so outstanding.