The top Republican and top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence panel are floating a bill that would mandate cooperation in encryption cases, but critics say it creates a dangerous "back door."
Corey Lewandowski had been charged with simple battery after apparently pulling the arm of a reporter. She later showed bruises to police. Trump denied his aide had done anything wrong.
He's against the Iraq war, but not a pacifist and he sees foreign policy through an economic lens. Here's what you need to know.
After some recent missteps with African-American voters, Hillary Clinton addressed a high-profile civil rights group Wednesday.
Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley announced his endorsement of Bernie Sanders for president Wednesday in The New York Times. He is the first U.S. senator to endorse Sanders.
Bill de Blasio's been getting dragged for joking about "CPT." Once more, with gusto: When it comes to terms like this, context matters. Who's saying it, where and to whom?
She's not a typical political spouse, spending most of her time at home caring for the couple's 10-year-old son.
North Carolina's HB2 law has sparked an ACLU lawsuit and prompted calls for boycotts. Inside the state, beer brewers say the law doesn't represent them.
Oregon Democrat Jeff Merkley has backed Sanders, which could help him in Oregon's May 17 primary. Hillary Clinton has far more endorsements from Congress — a big part of her superdelegate lead.
NPR's Nina Totenberg broke Hill's sexual harassment allegations against Supreme Court Justice candidate Clarence Thomas in 1991. She reflects on the climate then and how she was "pilloried" for it.
As part of a campaign to unify the GOP, Ryan said he would not be a presidential alternative. Steve Inskeep talks to Republican Rep. Mike Pompeo of Kansas about whether Ryan could still be persuaded.
The Ohio governor says there are "two paths" for the Republican party — one of "darkness" and the one that he's on. That may resonate more with general election voters than primary voters, though.
Economic data show that men still make a dollar for every 79 cents a woman earns. A half century ago, that figure was just 59 cents. So, much progress has been made, but a large wage gap persists.
NPR's Robert Siegel interviews Elaine Kamarck, a senior fellow in the governance studies program and director of the Center for Effective Public Management at the Brookings Institution, about why a contested convention seems undemocratic to some, but is protected by the First Amendment and supported by the courts. She gives examples in history and compares the U.S. system with democracies around the world.
House Speaker Paul Ryan says he's "going to rule himself out of the presidential race and put this to rest once and for all." The speaker has repeatedly, publicly denied any interest in the office or the possibility of a "dark horse" run at a contested GOP convention in Cleveland.
In 2008, Ecuadorean immigrant Marcelo Lucero was fatally stabbed in Patchogue, N.Y. NPR's Ari Shapiro checks in with Sister Margaret Smyth on how the village is doing, a few days before Donald Trump is set to speak at a Republican Party fundraiser there.
The Black Lives Matter activist is the city's highest-profile mayoral candidate but low in polls. Voters, who say policing is a top concern, are looking to candidates with more experience.
President Obama issued a proclamation making April 12 "Equal Pay Day." NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Harvard economics professor Claudia Goldin about what's behind the pay gap between men and women.
Baltimore voters say policing and crime is their top concern in the city's crowded mayoral primary this month. The vote comes a year after the death of Freddie Gray, the young, black man fatally injured in police custody.
Pat Friedman fought Donald Trump's efforts to build a big restaurant and banquet hall on a public beach on Long Island for six years.