Military tensions are escalating over North Korea's steady march to being able to hit the U.S. mainland with a nuclear warhead. The Trump administration vows that won't happen. Some experts say such a risk is low, and it beats starting a second Korean war.
NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Politico national political reporter Eliana Johnson about her story, "How Trump Blew Up the Conservative Media."
NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson has now spent more time off-planet than any other American. On Monday morning, the president and Ivanka Trump called Whitson at the International Space Station to congratulate her.
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with political theorist Yascha Mounk, a columnist at Slate and host of the podcast, "Good Fight," about what the results of Sunday's French presidential election mean for liberal democracy.
The first round of the French presidential campaign has left voters with a stark choice in May's runoff between the centrist Emmanuel Macron and the far-right candidate Marine Le Pen.
Avoiding your phone and TV at night and setting a firm bedtime might solve your problem if you feel tired a lot. But fatigue can also be a sign of disease.
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Jude Sabio, who represents an admitted assassin who has testified against President Rodrigo Duterte, has filed a complaint against Duterte with the International Criminal Court at the Hague.
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Kenyan runner Mary Keitany broke the record for the fastest women-only marathon with a time of 2:17:01.
Ankiel entered the major leagues in 1999 as a gifted pitcher, but one day suddenly lost that gift. He talks about his pitching demons, his troubled childhood and his way back to baseball.
Dani Shapiro's new memoir dramatizes the dizzying ways a lifetime passes, loops around, speeds up and sometimes seems to stand still. Critic Maureen Corrigan calls it an incisive and charged work.
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Overnight masked workers guarded by snipers removed a prominent Confederate monument in the city of New Orleans.
Sales are up, but the number of homes available for purchase is down, pushing up prices and keeping many first-time buyers out of the market.
A new book, "Richard Nixon: The Life," links Nixon to an effort to successfully scuttle President Lyndon Johnson’s Vietnam peace talks while he was a candidate.
The former president didn't directly address the turmoil surrounding his successor, but he did bemoan the political divisions that continue to plague the country.
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Ossoff just missed an outright win in a special election to replace now Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price in Georgia's 6th district.
For the first time in nearly 60 years, no candidate from France's mainstream left or right parties will take part in the country's presidential election on May 7.
"Castaway" should sound familiar — ecstatic rhythms and a soulful vocal.
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American Airlines has suspended an employee who, according to passengers, grabbed a stroller from a woman traveling with two young children.
The resignations coincided with a visit from the U.S. Secretary of Defense, as the new administration carries out a review of its Afghanistan policy. Friday's attack was the deadliest in years.
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In "Security Mom: My Life Protecting the Home and Homeland," Juliette Kayyem writes about the parallels between her roles as a mother and security analyst.