Hillary Clinton wants people with student loan debt to pay lower interest. That kind of help may not boost the people who need it most.
The majority of Americans favor government action, but the candidates — and big donors — differ greatly. Here is what they've said on the topic, beginning with whether climate change is real.
The Republican presidential debate earned Fox News record ratings, and despite the clash, no outlet has done more of late to present Donald Trump as a serious thinker than Fox.
In an interview with NPR, President Obama said once people see the nuclear deal in action, they will "recognize that whatever parade of horribles was presented in opposition have not come true."
Her plan moves farther and farther away from the dorms-and-tailgates stereotype.
The Air Force plans to send more warplanes for training exercises with Eastern European allies amid growing concern Russia is beefing up armaments along the border with those NATO allies.
NPR's Melissa Block talks with Nick Tattersall, Reuters bureau chief in Turkey, about the two assailants who opened fire at the U.S. consulate building in Istanbul Monday.
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has energized many political progressives, but the Vermont Senator has drawn criticism from the Black Lives Matter movement.
Hillary Clinton unveiled her plan to make college more affordable on Monday. How does it compare with the proposals of her Democratic opponents?
NPR's Robert Siegel interviews physicist Richard Garwin, one of the authors of the letter, who says the deal defers Iran's ability to develop a weapon for several years.
The Voting Rights Act of 1965 outlawed racial discrimination in voting. But author Ari Berman says a 2013 Supreme Court ruling blocks the act's enforcement — and opens the door for new restrictions.
Speaking with NPR's Steve Inskeep, the president addressed critics of the Iran nuclear deal and whether he feels more free to address racial issues now.
Donald Trump is not apologizing for comments about Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly that many say are inappropriate and sexist. That's putting women's issues front and center in the Republican campaign.
In an interview with NPR to be broadcast this week, the president spoke strongly of his critics, including some in his own party. He also talked about letting his passions show more in his sixth year.
The Democratic presidential candidate had just begun to speak when two women took the stage and seized the microphone.
As 2016 heats up, Latino PACs are trying to build a base of voters and donors to sway the election. NPR's Rachel Martin talks with Cristobal Alex of Latino Victory Project about his group's efforts.
Mary Kate Cary, speechwriter for the first president Bush, says Donald Trump is damaging the Republican brand. She tells NPR's Rachel Martin how the other presidential contenders should react.
President Obama's new environmental guidelines will likely curb coal-generated power. Gov. Matt Mead tells NPR's Rachel Martin what this means for Wyoming, the nation's biggest coal producer.
The Red State Gathering in Atlanta may have disinvited Donald Trump after his disparaging remarks about Megyn Kelly. But the Trump phenomenon is very much on the minds of the conservative activists there.
In an interview with Morning Edition host Steve Inskeep, the president rejects the suggestion that political considerations put race relations on the back burner in his first term.