NPR's Melissa Block interviews David Crane, the former prosecutor of the special court for Sierra Leone, about how President Omar al-Bashir was indicted by the ICC for war crimes in Darfur.
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks to Northwest News Network reporter Jessica Robinson about how Dolezal resigned Monday after being accused of misrepresenting her racial background.
U.S. officials believe they now understand the scope of the Office of Personnel Management hack revealed earlier this month. Officials say the OPM hack likely affected 14 million people.
For Republicans especially, the pressure is on to make the most of their nascent campaigns to make it into the first presidential debate on Aug. 6.
The former Florida governor becomes the 11th major Republican candidate for the party's presidential nomination.
The controversial 2011 law was previously struck down on the grounds that it reflected ideological, rather than medical, priorities.
In his new book, New York Times journalist Tim Weiner paints a portrait of a president overwhelmed by wars at home and abroad, whose self-destructive behavior resulted in "political suicide."
President Obama wants Congress to give him fast-track trade authority for a deal he's negotiating with Pacific nations. Many Republicans are on his side but most Democrats are against it.
A Supreme Court ruling against the government would cut off health insurance subsidies to more than 6 million Americans, and threaten the basic mechanisms of the Affordable Care Act.
Jeb Bush grew up in Texas, summered in Maine and went to prep school Massachusetts. But the place he and his family chose to put down roots was Miami.
It's crunch time for the U.S. Supreme Court as consequential decisions will be coming soon. The biggest issues left: same-sex marriages, subsidies under Obamacare and lethal-injection drugs.
At her first major campaign rally Saturday, Hillary Clinton struck a populist tone, pushing for a more inclusive economy and policies such as paid family leave and equal pay for women.
Jeb Bush is the son of a president and the brother of another, but there's more to know about the former Florida governor — and how different he is than the two past Bush presidents.
Hillary Clinton held her first big public rally today, cheered on by thousands of supporters on Roosevelt Island in New York. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with reporter Tamara Keith, who was there.
The former first lady, senator and secretary of state called for a new era of prosperity for all Americans and an end to Republican policies that favor the rich.
In a conversation with NPR's Scott Simon, NPR's Tamara Keith reports on Hillary Clinton's first big presidential campaign speech today, at New York's Roosevelt Island.
Chicago is a Democratic stronghold, and the South Side neighborhood is no exception. But Pastor Corey Brooks tells NPR's Scott Simon that the Democrats have failed his friends and neighbors.
Hillary Clinton's been a declared candidate for two months, but she's staging a launch Saturday in New York. NPR's Scott Simon talks presidential politics with NPR's Mara Liasson.
Democrats in the House of Representatives dealt President Obama a blow on Friday, thwarting his push for expanded authority to negotiate a trade deal with Asia.
Progressive groups have threatened repercussions for Democrats who backed Obama's trade deal, but primary threats have been a GOP tactic of late. Plus, two big candidates kick off their campaigns.