The bill, which still needs to be approved by the Senate, would appoint a seven-person board that could restructure the territories debts. Puerto Rico owes more than $70 billion.
Most economists say an upcoming vote to determine the United Kingdom's role in the EU is a big deal. The so-called Brexit vote might upset trade deals, financial markets and currencies, they argue.
President Obama endorsed Hillary Clinton on Thursday, after he met with her primary opponent Bernie Sanders. Clinton also was endorsed by Vice President Joe Biden and Senator Elizabeth Warren.
Some conservatives struggle with backing Donald Trump because they say he does not share their principles. Mary Louise Kelly talks to Penny Young Nance, CEO of Concerned Women for America.
Steve Inskeep asks Larry Cohen, a former president of the Communications Workers Of America and a Sanders' adviser, about where they go from here now that Hillary Clinton is the presumptive nominee.
Bernie Sanders pledged to work with Hillary Clinton to defeat Donald Trump. But later on Thursday at his last rally of the primary season, he carried on as if determined to become the next president.
If there's one man who epitomizes the Republican establishment, it's former Senator Bob Dole. And yet as the GOP struggles with their presumptive nominee, Dole has fully endorsed him.
The progressive hero is the latest Democrat to fall in line behind Clinton after she clinched the requisite number of delegates earlier this week over rival Bernie Sanders.
Clinton said she is looking forward to working with Bernie Sanders "during the campaign and then after the inauguration," as the rivals figure out how to unify.
The fight over who gets to vote when is heating up in Ohio, which has become the epicenter of legal fights over voter access.
Sen. Bernie Sanders met with President Obama Thursday to discuss how the Democratic Party should move ahead after the primary season. Obama formally endorsed Hillary Clinton shortly after their meeting.
Hillary Clinton is winning women voters this primary season, but that's mainly because of overwhelming support from women of color. As her campaign moves to the general election, NPR explores whether she can win over an increasing share of white female voters.
After the bitter primary battle between Clinton and Bernie Sanders, the president is choosing to endorse Clinton, as the party seeks to unify.
In 2008, Barack Obama found Clinton barely "likeable enough" but needed her support after he secured the Democratic nomination. Now, she's getting the president's endorsement.
"History doesn't reward timidity," Vanita Gupta, who runs the Justice Department's civil rights unit, said recently. She's at the center of fights over transgender rights and police accountability.
A new ad from Priorities USA Action has overt religious messaging, which isn't likely to get many evangelicals to vote for Hillary Clinton. But it might keep some from voting for Donald Trump.
While Sanders' dreams of being the Oval Office's next occupant have been denied, the question on the minds of many Democrats is: When will he give up his fight for the party's presidential nomination?
David Greene talks to GOP Congressman Tom Cole of Oklahoma about the impact of Donald Trump on party unity.
Mary Louise Kelly talks to former Sen. Paul Kirk, a supporter of Sen. Bernie Sanders, about Sanders' options now that it appears Hillary Clinton will be the one to face off against Donald Trump.
Trade is a motivating issue for many union members, and Donald Trump has made that a hallmark of his campaign rhetoric. That's weighing on the minds of union voters, even long-time Democrats.