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In 1971, Daniel Ellsberg leaked the Pentagon Papers to the press in hopes they would help end the Vietnam War. He looks back on his early days as a national security analyst in The Doomsday Machine.

The former president, Ali Abdullah Saleh, has reportedly been killed by a rebel faction, the Houthis, in the war-torn country. NPR's Beirut correspondent has more.

President Trump on Monday is expected to announce that his administration will dramatically shrink two large national monuments that protect hundreds of thousands of acres of public land in Utah.

Steve Inskeep talks to Preet Bharara, the former U.S. Attorney fired by President Trump, on Michael Flynn's guilty plea and the special counsel investigation into Russia's election meddling.

A war court convenes this morning in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, where five Middle Eastern men face death penalty charges for allegedly plotting and facilitating the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

Acetaminophen, the world's most popular painkiller, doesn't just dull physical aches, it also has subtle psychological effects, researchers say. But blunting emotions isn't always a good thing.

Michael Slager, a white former police officer filmed shooting a fleeing black suspect, returns to a courtroom in South Carolina on Monday for sentencing. He pleaded to reduced federal charges.

Top Congressional Republicans look to quickly reach a final deal on a tax package. And, we discuss what would be one of the largest mergers in the history of health care.

Cyntoia Brown's case has resurfaced into the national spotlight, calling into question how the U.S. justice system handles juvenile cases, particularly those involving girls of color.

General Electric has had a steep fall from grace this year. Its stock has dropped and it's halving its dividend. Now GE watchers are wondering if the new CEO can pull off a dramatic turnaround.

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