The federal government owns huge swaths of land in the West. How it came to have all that land and authority over it is complicated and fraught with ages old controversies. NPR explores the history of land ownership in the West.
A Philadelphia man is in custody after allegedly ambushing a city police officer in his squad car. The officer is recovering from the attack. The man told police he shot the officer in the name of Islam and ISIS. Philadelphia's police commissioner says the city is looking for connections between the shooter and extremist groups. The man has a criminal record and the commissioner referred to him as appearing deranged.
Mexican authorities announce the recapture of Joaquin Guzman Loera, aka "El Chapo," the drug kingpin who escaped a maximum security prison six months ago.
NPR's Audie Cornish talks to director J.J. Abrams about making the movie; he says he feels an 'enormous relief that it's out in the world.' Warning: This will not be a spoiler-free conversation!
Chicana feminist Cherríe Moraga tells a story of sticking to her beliefs in the face of a massive institution.
We revisit Maria Hinojosa's conversation with comedian Cristela Alonzo about her short-lived sitcom Cristela! The show has found a new audience online on Netflix.
Chicana feminist Cherríe Moraga explains why the woman-of-color feminism she helped champion decades ago is needed now more than ever.
The president said the U.S. combat mission is over, but a Green Beret died Tuesday during an assault on Taliban forces. "Americans are very much in the thick of these fights," says a retired general.
Listen to the year's best dance-music tag-teams featuring Disclosure, Seth Troxler, Four Tet, Floating Points, Eric Prydz, Maya Jane Coles, Michael Mayer and others.
Before the next drawing, on Saturday night, experts say the lottery could top $1 billion.
The Drug Enforcement Agency has confirmed Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was recaptured, seven months after he escaped from prison.
Nearly six months after his most recent escape from a maximum security prison in Mexico, drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has been caught, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto announced.
The Super Bowl is just weeks away but the security preparations at Levi's Stadium have been going on for more than two years.