A U.S. official says the Navy has destroyed three radar locations in Yemen after missiles were fired at a U.S. destroyer off the Yemeni coast.
Just days after Colombian voters rejected a peace plan with FARC rebels, Colombia's president is forging ahead with another group. The National Liberation Army, or ELN, is a smaller group than FARC.
Civil rights activists say the process violates the Voting Rights Act. Renee Montagne talks to Vanzetta McPherson, a retired federal magistrate judge, about how the imbalance impacts the community.
Economic disruption has been a big part of the political conversation. Free trade might be a net benefit to the U.S., but there are large areas of the country that bear the brunt of negative effects.
Wells Fargo Chairman and CEO John Stumpf has stepped down, a month after the bank's sales scandal broke. Stumpf drew fire for overly aggressive sales tactics. President Timothy Sloan replaces him.
The New York Times reports 2 women say Trump groped them in separate incidents years ago. The campaign denies the events took place. Steve Inskeep talks to Megan Twohey, a reporter with The Tmes.
As part of our "Nation Engaged" project, we're asking what does it mean to be an American? For one answer, we meet a prolific political talk show caller known widely as "Carl from Nashville."
Iraqi forces are gearing up to try to retake the city of Mosul in Northern Iraq from ISIS. Renee Montagne talks to Thomas Weiss of the International Organization for Migration.
Bhumipol Adulyadej had been in poor health for most of the past decade. For most Thais, he was the only king many of them have known. Bhumipol was born in Cambridge, Mass.
Former Democratic Sen. Evan Bayh's double-digit lead in a Senate race has shrunk after weathering criticism for making a home in Washington, D.C., instead of Indiana during his years after the Senate.
The Syrian refugee who German authorities accuse of planning an attack on a Berlin airport has committed suicide. German politicians say they are stunned that someone on suicide watch was left alone.
Pakistan's Supreme Court has delayed hearing the blasphemy case of a woman sentenced to death in 2010 for insulting the prophet Muhammad. Liberal activists are calling for her release.
This week we're exploring the question: What does it mean to be an American? The country is at a demographic inflection point this election year. The country is changing — it's getting browner.
Australian photographer Karen Parr posted wedding photos. She was taking shots of a happy couple on a bridge when they were repeatedly dive-bombed by a magpie.
Larry Sanders is running for former Prime Minister David Cameron's old seat in the British Parliament. In a video to voters, Bernie says his brother would do a great job.
Under new U.S. policy, Haitians seeking humanitarian parole at the U.S.-Mexico border are being detained and deported. Activists urge U.S. authorities to let them stay after Haiti's hurricane damage.
Clashes between Hillary Clinton And Donald Trump are distracting. Steve Inskeep talks to Ill. Rep. Tammy Duckworth about what she's doing to gain votes in a tight Senate race with incumbent Mark Kirk.
In 2010, a character on The Simpsons predicted that MIT Professor Bengt Holmstrom would win a Nobel Prize. Four of the show's cartoon children had a betting pool for the various Nobel Prizes.
Two economists who figured out the underlying patterns to make better contracts won this year's Nobel Prize in economics. Steve Inskeep talks to Bengt Holmstrom of MIT, who was one of the winners.
Following a tape of Donald Trump making vulgar comments about women, some female voters struggle to support him. Steve Inskeep talks to Marjorie Dannenfelser, president of the Susan B. Anthony List.