Jay Y. Lee, the de facto head of Samsung Electronics, is accused of paying tens of millions of dollars in bribes to a confidant of President Park Geun-hye in a growing influence-peddling scandal.
The Atlanta birth home of Martin Luther King Jr. is reopening just in time for the Monday holiday honoring the civil rights icon. Visitors will be able to tour the first floor of the house.
Bishop Eddie Long built New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, one of the nation's largest churches with some 30,000 members. The Atlanta megachurch pastor has died at age 63.
Tyler Williams is on a quest to get the Lego company to make a new kind of lego set...a replica of NPR Headquarters.
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania's Hall of Presidents and First Ladies Museum is going out of business after almost 60 years. Now, they are auctioning off their collection of the first 44 U.S. Presidents.
After pressure from animal rights groups and changing entertainment tastes, world famous Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus announced they'll be ending performances in May.
Next week the Supreme Court will hear arguments for Lee v. Tam, which is a First Amendment case against the U.S. Patent and Trademark office, brought by the rock band The Slants.
Ahead of her final speech in office, Attorney General Loretta Lynch reflects on her time leading the U.S. Justice Department.
St. Louis-based singer-songwriter Beth Bombara explains why it was difficult for self-employed musicians like her to obtain health insurance before the Affordable Care Act.
NPR and the polling firm IPSOS have a new poll out that suggests the public might not be as enthusiastic about repealing Obamacare as their representatives are.