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Two Baltimore police detectives in an elite gun trace task force were found guilty of racketeering and racketeering conspiracy on Monday.

Marriage is hard — and there are signs it's become even harder in recent decades. We examine how long-term relationships have changed, and whether we might improve marriage by asking less of it.

Erin Entrada Kelly's Hello, Universe won the Newbery Medal for outstanding contribution to children's literature, and Matthew Cordell's Wolf in the Snow won the Caldecott Medal for most distinguished American picture book for children.

In Puerto Rico, an explosion at a major power substation plunged San Juan and the surrounding areas back into darkness on Sunday. The blackout was a further setback in the ongoing efforts to restore power to the island.

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with journalist Sam Quinones about Purdue Pharma's announcement that it would stop promoting its blockbuster opioid painkiller OxyContin to doctors. Purdue's move comes as it faces dozens of lawsuits.

The Senate began an unusual debate on immigration Monday. There's no specific bill to debate, and no certainty on how long this debate will go, or what it will ultimately produce.

After workers pulled more than 40 tons of Mardi Gras beads out of New Orleans' storm drains, the city decided to take action.

President Trump released his long-awaited plan to direct $1.5 trillion toward upgrading U.S. roads, bridges, airports and other public works projects.

The name "George Papadopoulos" became associated with Donald Trump in March of 2016, when the then-presidential candidate listed him among his foreign policy team. Now, nearly two years later, Papadopoulos has pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI, and is believed to be the reason for the start of the Russia investigation.

The new head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is making the agency less aggressive in its mission. An internal memo obtained by NPR says the CFPB will unveil a strategic plan to that end.

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