Voting patterns show that areas where Donald Trump did well were also places where opiate overdoses and deaths occurred. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Shannon Monnat who led the study.
The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case involving a notorious 1984 murder in Washington, DC. The key issue involves whether prosecutors failed to turn over favorable evidence to the defendants.
A charity cookbook featuring soup recipes from Alice Waters, Anthony Bourdain and others, famous and not, has raised $300,000 so far for displaced Syrians. Why soup? It's a universal comfort food.
Donald Trump will take the oath of office five weeks from Friday. He has almost completely filled out his Cabinet and White House staff. His latest pick, David Friedman, is grabbing headlines.
NPR revisits four voters whom we first met as Barack Obama was campaigning for president. They reflect on the past 8 years, react to Donald Trump's victory and share their hopes for the future.
A father talks to his daughter about growing up poor in Mexico and the challenges he overcame that make him able to provide her a life filled with opportunity.
President Obama tells NPR in a new interview that the U.S. response to Russia's attempted interference in the 2016 election may be both "explicit" and not.
An NPR investigation has documented dramatic spikes in complicated black lung, the most serious stage of the deadly coal miners' disease.
Audie Cornish talks with David Miliband, head of the International Rescue Committee, about what his team in Syria is seeing as Aleppo refugees come into Idlib and about his humanitarian concerns.
Wounded fighters, their families and civilians boarded buses for evacuation from the besieged city of Aleppo, Syria. The shaky cease-fire appeared to be holding as the buses began the trip to Idlib