Cows are being bred to be larger, hungrier, and more productive. But this drive to raise ever-larger, hulking Holsteins has some prominent livestock advocates ringing alarm bells.
The Hay Initiative is advising the candidates on foreign policy, national security and defense. Steve Inskeep speaks to the group's leader Brian Hook, who's concerned about Trump's foreign policy.
President Dilma Rousseff named a former president charged with corruption to her cabinet. Brazil's congress has formed a committee to begin investigating the charges, says Lourdes Garcia-Navarro.
Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio, known for his anti-immigration stance, is Trump's latest controversial supporter. Arpaio's confident that he will follow through with promises, such as building a "wall."
NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to NPR's social science correspondent Shankar Vedantam, who says that popular games draw betters, not because it's the profitable choice, but because they're also a fan.
Steve Inskeep speaks with NPR's Lauren Frayer about the EU summit in Brussels. After some opposition, EU leaders are finalizing an agreement with Turkey aimed at helping Syrian refugees fleeing war.
The Senate Majority Leader refuses to hold a hearing on the Supreme Court nominee. After Obama named Garland, McConnell has maintained his position that the pick should be made by the next president.
Republican voters in Florida are wrestling with how they'll vote If Trump ends up facing a Democrat nominee. Some say a Trump nomination would force them to vote for a Democrat — or not at all.
In an interview with NPR, the president says Senate Republicans owe it to the Founding Fathers to give Judge Merrick Garland a Supreme Court confirmation vote.
A group of Virginia Tech researchers exposed the drinking water contamination in Flint, Mich., last summer. Now, they are back to retest the waters — and determine if the water is still dangerous.