At least three officers were shot and three injured in Baton Rouge, La. Sunday. NPR's Lynn Neary talks to Steve Hardy of The Advocate newspaper about the latest.
If you've got kids, the summertime costs families who have to look for creative ways to afford it — and not just financially. Research shows lower-income kids typically fall behind over the summer.
Brian Williams, a trauma surgeon who treated some of the Dallas police officers who were ambushed during a recent protest, acknowledged sadness over the attack and his own fear of the police.
A Yale dishwasher smashed a stained-glass window depicting slaves in a cotton field and went to court this past week to face charges. NPR's Lynn Neary speaks with Corey Menafee about the incident.
Recent events have led many to compare today to the summer of '68. On the eve of the GOP convention, sociologist Todd Gitlin tells NPR's Lynn Neary about the ways it's similar, and how it's not.
Regular games have resumed after the All Star game last week. Since we're about halfway through the baseball season, NPR's Lynn Neary checks in with Mike Pesca, host of Slate's podcast, The Gist.
Private prisons generally don't have to reveal what goes on inside. Mother Jones' reporter Shane Bauer went underground as a prison guard. NPR's Lynn Neary discusses his investigation.
If Britain can leave the European Union, what if blacks left the U.S.? If they did, what would the impact be? Dr. Ulysses Burley III tells NPR's Lynn Neary about all the things the country would lose.
Bernie Sanders endorsed Hillary Clinton for president. But will his supporters vote for her? NPR's Lynn Neary talks to Nicole Castillo and T. Lee Shostack, both Sanders supporters.
When so many Americans dislike their Democratic and Republican candidates for president, what about a third-party candidate? NPR's Danielle Kurtzleben discusses those chances with NPR's Lynn Neary.