It's been rough for the nation's police departments over the last several months. Many are dealing with mounting criticism after black men died in encounters with police in Missouri and New York.
More than 40 world leaders linked arms and led the unity march in Paris. It was a chance to honor the victims of the violent attacks that have shaken that city and commanded the world's attention.
To steal oil, lots of people need to be in on it: small time crooks and criminal bosses, the owners of oil tankers, corrupt officials and even traders in the United States looking the other way.
Congress is expected to vote soon on funding for the Department of Homeland Security. In light of the terror attacks in Paris, proposed TSA cuts are not expected to be made.
U.S. officials are looking into, among other things, the veracity of the gunmen's claims that the so-called Islamic State and al-Qaida were behind the attacks.
The first college football championship game of the new playoff system will be played Monday night in AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. It's the Oregon Ducks versus the Ohio State Buckeyes.
As many as 1 million people gathered on the streets of Paris on Sunday in a show of unity and defiance after deadly terror attacks in the French capital. The day ended in the city's main synagogue.
There's been a chilling development in an ongoing insurgency in northeastern Nigeria. Islamist militants, known as Boko Haram, are utilizing a new type of suicide bomber: young girls.
Congress is now controlled entirely by Republicans. In the nation's capital, how are the lobbying businesses re-calibrating?
In reaction to an NPR/MSHN investigation, federal regulators, a member of Congress and others are considering ways to crack down on mining companies that fail to pay delinquent mine safety penalties.
Fertilizer runoff has provoked a confrontation between Des Moines, Iowa, and the farms that surround it. The city's water utility wants to sue neighboring counties for nitrate in the Raccoon River.
The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments Monday in a case that looks at how municipal governments may regulate where and when signs are posted.
One of the most important medical advances may also be the simplest — hand washing. It's the best defense against spreading disease. And its power was discovered long before anyone knew about germs.