Don't add House Speaker Paul Ryan to the list of Republicans who are backing de facto GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump. "I think he has to do more to unify this party," Ryan said.
A North Carolina law that restricts which bathrooms transgender people can use violates the Civil Rights Act, the DOJ says. State House Speaker Tim Moore says lawmakers won't take action by Monday.
The winner of the Palme D'Or at 2015's Cannes Film Festival, director Jacques Audiard's latest begins with a gratifyingly specific story of one man's life, but its trajectory works against it.
Rob Reiner directs from a screenplay co-written by his son Nick who, like the lead character in the film, has experience in rehab.
Louise Osmond's documentary captures the spirit of a community group that came together to train and race a horse they named Dream Alliance.
The young people say 'Beugue tekki.' I want to become someone. That's a key reason that hundreds of men from Senegal head for Europe despite the risks.
Sugar is sugar, but it comes from very different crops. Half of the U.S. supply comes from sugar cane in the tropics and half from sugar beets, which grow where it's cold. NPR explores whether one version is better for the environment than the other.
For generations, the day before the Kentucky Derby was unofficially considered "Louisville's Day at the Races," when locals could enjoy Churchill Downs without the huge Derby crowds, high admission prices and general madness. But over the past few years, "Oaks Day" has become popular among out-of-towners who come in early and make a whole weekend of it. Now, locals gather on the Thursday before the Derby.
A Los Angeles jury has reached a verdict in the Grim Sleeper serial murder trial. Lonnie Franklin Jr. is charged with 10 counts of murder and one count of attempted murder.
Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse has emerged as a sometimes contrary voice in the Republican Party, often criticizing his Senate colleagues and promising never to vote for Donald Trump. NPR looks at his role in the party and his thoughts on how it's changing in 2016.
Apparent Republican nominee Donald Trump visits West Virginia Thursday, where he is expected to appeal to the area's coal ties.
Turkey's prime minister announced that he will step down. It's a shake up in a country that's pivotal in the migrant crisis and the war on ISIS. It also signals more power for President Erdogan.
The holiday commemorates a Mexican victory against French invaders, whose culinary imprint lingers. In her new cookbook, Jinich explores Mexico's evolving cuisine and its many immigrant influences.
The fiddle-playing songwriter performs music from her new, purposefully bilingual album, Lola.
"I cannot say the happiness I have," said the husband of a woman rescued from the rubble told The Associated Press. He says she is eight months pregnant. The collapse killed some three dozen people.
A year ago, NPR's Kelly McEvers went to rural Indiana and talked with drug addicts at the center of an opioid and HIV epidemic. She returned and found Joy, a nurse who lost everything.
Nigerian netizens are using the hashtag #CaptainAmericaInNigeria as a vehicle for cheeky social and political commentary.
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We don't know what to think, but the company is insisting this is a thing. There are three flavors that could potentially go into mass production: original, spicy and hot. Ew?
Jazz may have been born in America but it has grown into a global form. We've got a playlist that ranges from a Pakistani version of "Take 5" to a love song with scatting in Mandarin.