Florida GOP Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen tells NPR her party is "going backward," focusing on "the white, male conservative" with potentially dire consequences in a changing country.
Federal prosecutors in Manhattan are investigating President Trump's Inaugural Committee. The U.S. military may be asked to build a border wall. And a ban on cockfighting in Puerto Rico is underway.
The likely Democratic presidential pack is embracing ambitious economic policies, like Medicare for all and a $15 minimum wage. Those policies could drive the big debates during the 2020 primaries.
Pennsylvania is handing out free naloxone — a medication that reverses the effects of opioid overdose — at nearly 80 locations. The state has one of the nation's highest fatal overdose rates.
Steve Inskeep speaks with Flint Mayor Karen Weaver, three years after she declared a state of emergency in her city over lead seepage into drinking water.
Open enrollment for insurance through the Affordable Care Act ends on Saturday. Sign-ups are down from last year, but there may be a complex set of reasons why.
The U.S. currently has more economic sanctions in place than any other time in history. That begs the question: Do sanctions actually work?
Barnie Botone's grandmother cried when he told her he was a locomotive engineer because an ancestor had been forcibly relocated by train. "The irony, it was too much to bear," he says at StoryCorps.
National Review editor Rich Lowry tells NPR's Rachel martin that he believes it would be difficult to prosecute President Trump for a campaign finance violation, even after Trump is out of office.
A makeshift city full of refugees is the scene for a new off-Broadway play "The Jungle." NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with two of its actors, Ammar haj Ahmad and Milan Ghobsheh.
President Trump said in a tweet if Congress does not fund construction of a border wall he may ask the U.S. military to build it. There is no apparent support for such a move on Capitol Hill.
Mexico proposed a new so-called Marshall plan for Central America and it wants the U.S. to help pay for it. Critics say the new government of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is being very naïve.