Last night's debate focused on economic issues. Our reporters look at candidate claims about business creation, the minimum wage, trade and the length of the tax code.
Linda Wertheimer talks to Alfonso Aguilar of the American Principles Project's Latino Partnership about the GOP presidential debate. Aguilar is critical of Donald Trump's remarks about the topic.
President Obama is expected to send Congress a plan soon for how to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. While Congress is expected to oppose him, advocates say that might not matter.
Republicans have been deliberating the format and tone of the presidential debates as much as the issues. After Tuesday's showdown in Wisconsin, campaigns offered reactions to how the debate went.
The main focus of the fourth debate was on the economy. The gathering in Milwaukee had the fewest candidates on stage so far this year as just eight qualified for the main stage.
NPR kept track of how many minutes each issue - like immigration and the economy - got at the fourth GOP debate.
After a near revolt against the TV networks and debate moderators, Republican candidates are back on stage again — but for the frontrunners, that stage can be a bit smaller.
The Florida governor needs a strong showing to quell nervous donors. The focus will also be on frontrunners Donald Trump and Ben Carson.
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Both Chris Christie and Mike Huckabee will try to grab the spotlight after they were demoted from the main debate stage tonight.
Sila Luis could not hire a lawyer to defend her in court because her adversaries had succeeded in having her financial assets frozen.
In dozens of cities, low-wage workers, backed by a key union, held demonstrations demanding a minimum wage of $15. They planned to protest in Milwaukee outside the Republican presidential debate.
The criminal justice system can be difficult to navigate, and without a lawyer, it's even harder. Yet the government says it's still too difficult for poor defendants to get representation.
NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to the director and co-founder of "Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently," a group of activists who use social media to document atrocities committed by ISIS.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton holds a roundtable with military veterans on the eve of Veterans Day. It comes after Clinton drew criticism for calling last year's VA scandal overblown.
After demonstrators catalyzed the resignation of two executives at the University of Missouri Monday, they did not want to talk to the press, leading to tense interactions between some demonstrators and members of the media.
British Prime Minister David Cameron steps up his bid to change the relationship between his country and the rest of Europe on Tuesday with a speech in which he will insist the EU take his demands seriously or face a British exit from the union.
Republican Matt Bevin is the latest political newcomer to make a splash. The newly elected governor of Kentucky has never held office before and says he plans to shake up politics in the state.
The GOP candidates meet in Milwaukee for their next debate Tuesday night. Just eight candidates will be on stage with Chris Christie and Mike Huckabee relegated to the lower tier.
"I wouldn't mess with you," Clinton joked after an audience member said he wanted to "strangle" Carly Fiorina.