French President Macron has been urging President Trump to stay in the Iran nuclear deal and work with Europe to deal with his concerns that weren't covered by it. But Trump has surrounded himself with advisors, who see no problem pulling out.
Controversy is on the menu for Friday's historic inter-Korean summit. The planned dessert features a map of the Korean peninsula, including a group of disputed islands that Japan also claims.
The National Memorial for Peace and Justice opens in Montgomery, Ala., this week and is devoted to the victims of lynching. It reflects on the nation's history of racial terror, from slavery to the more than 4,000 African-Americans lynched between 1877 and 1950.
The Supreme Court heard oral arguments Wednesday in a case considering the legality of the Trump administration's travel ban. The justices appear ready to side with the administration.
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau chief Mick Mulvaney said Tuesday he planned to get rid of the consumer database of complaints against banks. He also encouraged lobbyists to contribute to lawmakers to get their voices heard.
NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Joe Chenelly, executive director of AMVETS about the stalled confirmation hearing for Ronny Jackson, President Trump's nominee to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Police in Sacramento announced they have arrested a suspect in the Golden State killer case — allegedly responsible for 12 homicides and 45 rapes in the 1970s and '80s.
Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt appears on Capitol Hill Thursday for the first time since a string of ethics allegations. But what has he done at the agency and what are the questions he may face about his conduct there?
The White House is standing by Ronny Jackson, its nominee to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs, amid allegations about his workplace behavior. It also insists vetting of Jackson was thorough.
Scientists are growing increasingly large and sophisticated clusters of human brain cells. Ethicists are now wondering what to do if these minibrains start thinking.
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Universities and ranch land advocates are offering estate planning classes to ranchers with a goal of saving their land from redevelopment.
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In South Asia, caste conflicts and discrimination remain a potent force in everyday life. A new survey shows that caste discrimination is playing out in the United States, as well.
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It came down to freedom of speech, according to Fresno State President Joseph Castro. He noted Randa Jarrar made the remarks in a "private capacity," even as he called her conduct an embarrassment.
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Rupert Murdoch had decided to take over the British media giant and flip it with other 21st Century Fox properties in a sale to Disney. But Sky directors have pulled support from his bid.
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During his speech to Congress, The French President spoke of shared history but existing disagreements on Iran, the environment and trade.
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Author Kathleen Belew says that as America's disparate racist groups came together in the 1970s and '80s, the movement's goal shifted from one of "vigilante activism" to something more wide-reaching.
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