The Republican senator from Kentucky looks to get a jump on what is likely to be a crowded GOP field in 2016. Polls show him in a three-way tie for third place for his party's nomination.
As Rand Paul embarks on a presidential campaign, he doesn't fit into the mold of either party neatly. Especially on foreign policy, the Kentucky senator faces a challenge.
Chicago voters head to the polls Tuesday to decide if Mayor Rahm Emanuel will get another term in office. He faces Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy " Garcia in a closely watched runoff.
Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky is expected to throw his hat in the presidential ring on Tuesday. His father Ron Paul ran for the nomination as the standard-bearer for the Libertarian wing of the party.
Critics of an agreement on Iran's nuclear plan say it would make the world a more dangerous place. President Obama sat down with Steve Inskeep to lay out his argument against those skeptics.
The president tells NPR's Steve Inskeep the U.S. and other countries have have a solid plan to keep Iran's nuclear program under control.
Steve Inskeep interviews President Obama on the framework recently agreed to by Iran, which will see the nation reduce its nuclear capacity in exchange for the lifting of some international sanctions.
The president weighed in on the 2016 presidential race in an interview with NPR, taking aim at GOP upstart Scott Walker for saying he would revoke any Iran deal on Day 1 of his presidency.
NPR's Melissa Block interviews David Albright, a former nuclear inspector and founder of the Institute for Science and International Security.
After months of turmoil in Ferguson, Mo., the city's residents are taking to the polls. Three council seats are up for election.
A spokeswoman for the former Florida governor and presumptive GOP presidential candidate could not explain the characterization to the newspaper.
As much effort as it's taken to get Iran to agree to limit its nuclear ambitions, it will be a monumental sell for the administration to get Congress and key Mideast allies to go along with the deal.
The Israeli leader, who appeared on CNN and NBC, urged the U.S. and Western powers to seek a better agreement to limit Tehran's nuclear program.
Correspondent Jonny Dymond is the BBC's man on the David Cameron election bus. He filed an essay with three weeks to go before the UK's national election.
The freshman senator from Arkansas, who wrote the letter to Iran and rallied 46 other Republicans to object to a nuclear deal, revealed his guilty pleasure: eating birthday cake nearly every day.
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with political commentators Jonathan Capehart of the Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times about the Iran nuclear deal announcement, the latest around the religious freedom laws in Indiana and Arkansas, and N.J. Sen. Robert Menendez's corruption charges.
On The Tonight Show, Jimmy Fallon and first lady Michelle Obama dug out their cardigans to dance the "This Ol' Thing? I Got It At Talbots."
Most of the official candidates for president so far are unknown to the typical voter. Turns out, it's not hard to do.
On Friday, economists were left scrambling to explain why last month's employment growth was just half as good as they expected. Many fingers pointed at the harsh weather, along with port disruptions.
The party and its leading 2016 contenders are finding themselves between a rock and hard place on Indiana's and Arkansas' recently amended laws.