President Obama announced Wednesday that the U.S. is prepared to lift economic sanctions against Myanmar, in recognition of the country's progress towards democratic reform. Obama spoke after a White House meeting with Myanmar's de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi.
NPR takes a look at the policy proposals of the major presidential candidates on childcare and paid family leave, following a speech on the subject by Donald Trump and his daughter, Ivanka, in Aston, Pa., on Tuesday.
President Obama says the U.S. will allow 30 percent more refugees into the country next year, underlining a promise he made last year. This comes ahead of a gathering of world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly next week that will focus on the global refugee crisis.
Voters across the country will weigh in on more than 70 ballot measures this fall — the most in a decade. NPR takes a look at how ballot measures can become political chess pieces for outside interests from the view of Maine and Colorado.
The U.S. spends billions caring for disabled vets, but private charities play a crucial role in getting veterans' families what they need. Now there's concern the charity purse is shrinking.
Donald Trump's stump speech has evolved in style recently, but the content sticks to a consistent theme.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says he has opened an investigation into the Trump Foundation after reports found potential wrongdoing.
The controversial TV host Dr. Mehmet Oz declared the GOP presidential nominee to be "very healthy" though Donald Trump said he needs to lose weight and didn't apologize for an affinity for fast food.
In hacked emails, the former secretary of state rips into Trump as leading a 'racist' movement and laments Clinton's inability to 'honestly' defend her private email server.
President Obama campaigned for Hillary Clinton on Tuesday. Her camp continues to go back and forth with the Trump campaign over Clinton's remark that half of his supporters are "deplorables."
Campaigning in Philadelphia on Tuesday, Trump released a proposal for a tax credit for child care expenses. He wants parents to be able to deduct the average cost of child care from their taxes.
With Clinton recovering at home from pneumonia after falling ill at a Sept. 11 memorial service on Sunday, her husband Bill Clinton and President Obama have been campaigning in her place.
The Washington-based Organization of American States has watched elections elsewhere in the Northern Hemisphere, but never before in the United States.
Hillary Clinton's pneumonia diagnosis has reignited questions about the health of presidential candidates. NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Dan Diamond, a reporter for Politico.
The next president could make sweeping changes to programs for veterans. NPR takes a look at what Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump say they will do for vets.
President Obama returns to the campaign trail to urge people to vote for Hillary Clinton in the crucial battleground state of Pennsylvania.
Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi visits the White House on Wednesday for a meeting with President Obama.
Hillary Clinton's stump speech on the campaign trail reveals her carefully calibrated approach to campaigning.
As time goes on, the Democrats and Republicans are looking less and less alike.
The court's refusal to intervene leaves intact a reduction of early voting days that was enacted by the state's Republican-controlled Legislature.