A bomb exploded Saturday in lower Manhattan, injuring 29 people. Gov. Cuomo directed 1,000 state troopers and the National Guard to help patrol. On Monday, a device was found in Elizabeth, N.J.
The former president talks to NPR about the prospect of stepping away from the Clinton Foundation if his wife is elected — and why even false accusations of impropriety can stick.
As it transitions away from manufacturing, Springfield relies more on lower-paying service jobs. For many, a middle-class life is out of reach. But some see signs of hope for the local economy.
Game of Thrones, Veep and The People v. O.J. Simpson won for best drama, comedy and limited series — but some new names made splashes, too. NPR's pop culture crew live-tweeted the night's festivities.
For generations, an orange dinosaur has stood over the miniature golf course in Saugus. The complex is closing and a housing development is planned. The new project plans to keep the dinosaur.
Yisrael Kristal, the world's oldest man, was never bar mitzvahed. He was living in Poland when he turned 13. His coming-of-age ceremony was called off because of World War One.
There has already been a high-profile documentary about Edward Snowden. Now comes a drama from a filmmaker known for dramatizing the Vietnam war and the Kennedy assassination.
Senator Tim Kaine says his Catholic faith informs how he lives and the rules he follows. But, he tells Morning Edition's Steve Inskeep that he does not believe that his job as a public official is to make others follow the church's teachings. For instance: on abortion.
Donald Trump refused to say President Obama was born in the U.S. during an interview with The Washington Post on Thursday, though his campaign insisted later that he believes that to be true.
In developing countries, open defecation is a major cause of diarrheal diseases, child mortality and even sexual assault against girls and women exposed while relieving themselves outside. We examine an unconventional approach to try to end the practice.
On Sunday, Russian voters will choose members of a new Duma, the lower house of parliament. Tens of thousands of people turned out to protest the results of the last such election in 2011, after wide-spread accusations of vote fraud. Now those protesters say they are too disheartened to vote, and too afraid to protest.
Researchers found that by telling people the risk of HIV is lower than they previously thought, they can get people to behave in safer ways. Paradoxically, when people think their risk is very high, they can sometimes act less responsibly.
Kaine, Hillary Clinton's vice presidential pick, tells Steve Inskeep that his experience living in Honduras as a young man has informed his immigration beliefs. He says many are fleeing violence.
The blind father of a Syrian refugee family in New Jersey gets free dental work from a dentist who knows what it's like to be lost and overwhelmed. Twenty years ago she fled the war in Bosnia.
The executive oversaw the employees who opened as many as 2 million fake accounts to boost sales figures. David Greene talks to Alan Sklover, an attorney who brokers retirement deals for executives.
One of the nation's most influential police chiefs steps down from his post on Friday. William Bratton is retiring from the NYPD. On Thursday, he participated in one final crime stat meeting.
The internet was supposed to get rid of middlemen. Sellers on Amazon find their products being resold on eBay without permission for a markup, with middlemen capitalizing on the efficiency of online shopping to make an extra buck.
The Democratic vice presidential nominee said many Trump backers have "transitional anxiety" over societal and economic changes, but over time "you realize...these demographic changes aren't bad."
The immigrants rights organizer turned comedian won't impersonate his parents' Indian accents. For many people, he says, "immigrants are funny voices," and he's not interested in playing into that.
The Erie Canal was once one of the country's most important trade routes. Some are questioning whether this historical relic is still worth the tens of millions of dollars needed to maintain it.