This week's issue features a call to action, urging readers to speak out to Congress about gun violence. Renee Montagne talks to Editorial Director Jess Cagle about the magazine's foray into politics.
In politics, the assumption is that millennials are apathetic. But for some in that generation, there's optimism that convinces them that they could change the system they despise.
On Thursday, the House Republican Conference will choose a nominee out of three candidates to replace John Boehner as speaker. And then later this month, the entire House will vote for speaker.
Alabama closed 31 part-time driver's license offices last week due to budget cuts. That leaves many rural residents without a place to obtain driver's licenses — licenses that double as voter IDs.
Billed as a "companion" to major Senate sentencing legislation released last week, the top Republican and Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee say the proposal comes after months of negotiations.
GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson says if he would have engaged the Orgeon shooter if he had been there, He isnt the only republican who has soken about guns recently,.
The Supreme Court heard its first death penalty case of the new term Wednesday, and the questioning quickly showed how deep and bitter the divide between the justices has grown on this issue.
NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with NASA Commander Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko, who are spending the year on the International Space Station.
"What I know of it, as of today, I am not in favor of what I have learned about it," the Democrat said, breaking with President Obama on his signature trade deal he hopes to push through Congress.
Many of McCarthy's Bakersfield, Calif., constituents like him, but he's riled some Latinos over immigration and been criticized by conservatives for compromising.
Israel is gauging the Russian airstrikes in Syria by staying in touch with Russian officials and seeking a manageable war next door.
NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Julien Schopp, director of humanitarian practice at InterAction, about how the White House called on members of the private sector to aid UN refugee agency efforts.
Jeb Bush entered the 2016 presidential race as the presumed frontrunner for the GOP nomination. But it's been a long time since that description has fit his campaign. In the first states to vote — less than four months from now — he's fallen to the middle of the pack and political outsiders Donald Trump, Ben Carson and Carly Fiorina have risen.
Doctors Without Borders calls on President Obama and 75 other Geneva signatories to investigate the Kunduz, Afghanistan, bombing by activating the never before used fact-finding commission of the Geneva Conventions.
Most Republicans are calling for a renewed focus on mental health services, but some of the presidential candidates have been criticized for their word choice in responding.
Vice President Joe Biden is still weighing whether to run for president. But a superPAC trying to draft him is upping the ante with a TV ad set to run around the time of the first Democratic debate.
Steve Inskeep talks to Sen. John McCain about Afghanistan. McCain chaired an Armed Services Committee hearing with testimony from the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, Gen. John Campbell.
When she visited Baltimore amid unrest, Lynch said heard the same thing from police and young people — that they love their city and want to make it better.
A government-appointed panel wanted the federal government's 2015 nutrition advice to consider a food's environmental impact. But the cabinet secretaries with final authority say it won't happen.
The "kids" who came of age during the Obama years are all grown up and are getting their first chance to vote for president. What issues are influencing this new batch of voters?