Residents of Lexington, Mass., want to lead the fight against rampant gun violence.
What was wizardry in the world of Harry Potter has become reality in the hands of Duke University senior Trey Bagley. Meet the real-life Weasley Clock inventor, when he talks to NPR's Rachel Martin.
In a tribute to the late Harper Lee, we hear several poignant passages read from her novel, "To Kill a Mockingbird."
William Cohen was the Secretary of Defense under Bill Clinton and served on a panel advising President Obama on genocide prevention. He says NATO must stop the carnage in Syria.
The city of Ferguson, Missouri, is preparing to fight the U.S. Department of Justice in court rather than abide by the costly terms of the DOJ's recent order to reform the city's government.
Funeral services were held today for the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.
NPR's Tamara Keith has the latest results from today's Nevada Democratic caucuses.
Doctors say organ transplants from HIV-positive donors to HIV-positive recipients will save lives and shorten wait times for everyone. NPR spoke with one doctor who helped end the 25-year ban.
Saturday is Primary Election Day for Republicans running for president in South Carolina and Democrats in Nevada. NPR gives the latest.
There's a new, invasive species threatening Florida wildlife in the Everglades. It's the Argentine black and white tegu, which can grow to more than five feet and has teeth.