In the extended, 16-minute cut of Sanders' NPR interview, the presidential candidate discusses the state of his campaign, and two aspects of his political identity: being a socialist and being Jewish.
A meaningful moment in Asia, as the leaders of China and Taiwan sit down for a meeting more than 60 years in the making.
Louisiana Republican Sen. David Vitter was caught up in the 2007 D.C. Madam prostitution scandal. He won reelection, but now he's running for governor and a new ad hammers home the message.
President Obama's rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline provoked cheers from environmental groups and a little bit of head scratching in the state of Texas.
NPR's Kelly McEvers interviews environmentalist Bill McKibben, who founded 350.org, about why he's celebrating Obama's veto of the Keystone XL pipeline, even though the next president can reverse it.
A Vietnam veteran tells NPR he was recently informed by the Department of Veterans Affairs that it believed he was dead. The VA's records for tens of thousands of other people remain flawed; agency officials say they don't know in many cases whether people are dead or alive.
NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Jon Meacham about his biography of George H.W. Bush, which includes the elder Bush's criticism of his son's administration when it came to the second war in Iraq.
Canadian Company TransCanada took a blow Friday when President Obama announced he was rejecting its request to build the Keystone XL pipeline. The pipeline would have helped transport hundreds of thousands of barrels of Canadian tar sands oil from Alberta to U.S. refineries. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau expressed disappointment.
President Obama announced Friday that he rejected a permit to allow construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. The controversial project would have carried oil harvested from tar sands in Canada.
African-American voters turned out in record numbers for Barack Obama's historic campaign in 2008 and again in 2012. As the top Democratic presidential candidates meet at a forum in South Carolina Friday night, NPR explores what is on the minds of black voters now.
Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson is facing scrutiny over his biography, which states he was offered a scholarship to the U.S. military academy at West Point. It turns out, Carson never applied to the academy, his campaign said Friday.
NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with our regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution and David Brooks of The New York Times. They discuss the economy, and how a biography on President George H.W. Bush will affect Jeb Bush's campaign.
After seven years of study, the Obama administration has rejected plans for the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline. The move comes on the eve of an international climate summit.
The justices said Friday they would hear a challenge brought by faith-based groups that contend the government's exemptions on birth control do not go far enough to accommodate them.
Economists are saying that October's surprisingly strong job growth will encourage the Federal Reserve to hike interest rates next month. So holiday shoppers may pay more for using credit cards.
Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson says he never applied to West Point, although in his book, he had written that he was "offered a full scholarship" to the elite military academy.
"Shipping dirtier crude oil into our country would not increase America's energy security," the president said in a statement delivered at the White House.
The former Florida governor earlier this year announced a team of foreign policy advisers that included at least two well-known members of the Rumsfeld-Cheney team in the second Bush White House.
Steve Inskeep continues his conversation with Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. Sanders talks about why he self-identifies as a Socialist and how being Jewish influences his views.
Can you tell anything about politicians' accuracy by analyzing how they speak? A new analysis finds that lying politicians tend to be more verbose.