Steve Inskeep broadcasts from Cincinnati, Ohio, a state nearly split between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. We hear from retired business owner Linda Caudill, who is an ardent Trump supporter.
A Native American woodcarver, crossing the street with his carving knife, was killed when an officer mistook him for a threat. "I want them to know him the way I did," his brother says.
Trinh Thi Ngo was one of North Vietnam's most recognizable radio voices, broadcasting propaganda in English to U.S. service members during the Vietnam War. She was 87.
The fastest growing group of voters in Florida is up for grabs. Hundreds of thousands of Puerto Ricans have moved to the swing state in recent years, and both parties are aggressively courting them.
New research reveals that the amount of methane from oil and gas operations is much larger than previously thought. But the recent uptick in methane emissions seems to be from agriculture.
Renee Montagne talks to Stephanie Schriock, president of the pro-abortion rights political action committee EMILY's List, about the group's spending on political races this election.
There was a debate going on in Parliament, and Prime Minister Erna Solberg was in her seat — but not totally paying attention. She was playing Pokemon Go.
Voters in Denver and the eastern plains of Colorado illustrate the divide between voters in urban and rural areas, along social, economic and educational lines.
Researchers used tiny trackers to follow the squirrels' movements. While females chased after food and their babies, males hung out above ground, basking in the sun, making them easy pickings.
Michael Chertoff was lead counsel to the Senate committee investigating Whitewater in the '90s. Now, the former Homeland Security chief says Hillary Clinton would do a "good job" on national security.
The FBI arrested an NSA contractor. Harold Thomas Martin III is in custody, charged with stealing classified materials. The NSA has worried about another inside job since Edward Snowden's 2013 leaks.
One of the most competitive Senate races this year is in Missouri, where Democratic challenger Jason Kander is using his experience with guns to challenge Republican incumbent Roy Blunt.
Many of the conventional rules of presidential politics have been fundamentally upended in the wake of Donald Trump's historic candidacy. Have teachers of politics had to adjust their course content? We talk to professors to find out.
David Greene talks with Peter Sweetnam, who heads the humanitarian organization Migrant Offshore Aid Station, about the more than 11,000 migrants rescued off Libya's coast this week.
The first American ever to walk the Appalachian Trail in one season was a World War II vet, who said he wanted to walk off the war. Now a nonprofit sponsors combat veterans to do the same thing. NPR's Quil Lawrence tagged along as they finished the 2,100-mile trek.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker prepped Mike Pence for the vice presidential debate. NPR's Renee Montage asks Walker about the differences in demeanor and positions between Pence and Donald Trump.
Sgt. Jessica Hawkins was a cop for 20 years before she transitioned. Getting through that first day at work after she came out was hard — but it turned out to just be the start.
The Utah couple posted the bill on Reddit — not in anger, since the C-section went well, but because they "got a chuckle" out of being charged to hold their baby. A nurse had an explanation, though.
Andrew Davies, a politician from Wales, was talking about Britain's exit from the E.U. At a key point in his speech, his stomach took over: "Mark my words. We will make breakfast — Brexit a success."
The 2016 Nobel for chemistry goes to Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir J. Fraser Stoddart and Bernard L. Feringa. The chemists are French, Scottish and Dutch, respectively.