President Obama's top counterterrorism adviser recently floated a plan to empty Guantanamo's detention camps and relocate "enemy combatants." The president promised in 2009 to shut down the facility.
A video involving Planned Parenthood features a woman who says she worked for a company that harvested organs from aborted fetuses. Planned Parenthood says the videos are heavily edited.
Congressional Republicans have demanded the White House send them a plan for closing the lockup at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. President Obama's top counterterrorism adviser recently outlined such a plan.
NPR's Melissa Block talks to Janet R. Daly Bednarek, an aviation expert and professor at the University of Dayton, about the airport that was once thought of as a model for all U.S. airports.
Convicted spy Jonathan Pollard is expected to be released from prison in November, after serving 30 years of a life sentence.
President Obama addressed the African Union in Ethiopia on Tuesday, becoming the first sitting U.S. president to do so. He encouraged African leaders to step down when their term is up and not aim to be president for life. The current AU chairman is Robert Mugabe, who has has been president of Zimbabwe since the country won independence in 1980.
The Obama administration offered help to nonviolent offenders like Dana Bowerman, but more than half the applications sent to the Clemency Project 2014 have not been processed.
Campaigns are Periscoping, Tweeting, Facebooking, Snapchatting and Instagramming. But campaigns and strategists say the biggest bang comes from new ways of using the ol' email list.
The man making a strong showing for the GOP presidential nomination also has a remarkably inconsistent track record as a conservative.
NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Wall Street Journal reporter Ashby Jones about putting a price on the human egg. Some donors are calling industry caps on how much women can be paid to be donors unfair.
It's unusual for a sitting vice president to not be a part of the campaign conversation. One group is urging Biden to run and holding out hope he hears the call.
Brazil's so-called economic miracle appears to have stalled, or worse, gone into reverse.
With just one week to go until the first official Republican presidential debate, candidates are vying for support and attention to secure one of the 10 slots on the debate stage.
The two nations hope to push self-declared Islamic State fighters out of a swath of Syrian territory. Turkey also called an emergency NATO meeting Tuesday on ISIS threats within its borders.
The committee ended Boston's bid to host the 2024 Summer Games on Monday. Mayor Martin Walsh had sought assurances that Boston taxpayers wouldn't be left with a major bill for hosting the games.
In South Florida, the Haitian community is protesting the possible deportation of hundreds of thousands of people of Haitian descent from the Dominican Republic.
President Obama visited Ethiopia Monday on the first visit ever by a sitting U.S. president to that Horn of Africa nation. He spoke about human rights after a meeting with Ethiopia's prime minister.
Presidential candidate Mike Huckabee said over the weekend that President Obama's Iran deal is so bad it will "take the Israelis and march them to the door of the oven."
Americans views of the Cuba embargo have reversed in the last 20 years. But Republicans are standing firmly against President Obama's policy change to open up relations with the island nation.
In a rare Sunday session, the Senate voted to reauthorize the bank. Steve Inskeep talks to David Wessel, director of the Hutchins Center on Fiscal & Monetary Policy at the Brookings Institution.