The Department of Education announced Monday it will create a Student Aid Enforcement Unit to crack down on higher education institutions that are taking advantage of vulnerable students.
Many Twitter users responded angrily after a published report said the company is planning to change how tweets are displayed. The BuzzFeed article said Twitter will switch this week to a curated timeline, based on an algorithm that determines what people want to see. Tweets are currently displayed in reverse chronological order. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says no such change is happening this week, but he didn't deny that it may happen.
Congress expanded a Department of Housing and Urban Development program called "Moving to Work" that gives local housing authorities increased autonomy. Longtime participants, such as the Pittsburgh housing authority, like the freedom but not everyone agrees that the program benefits the people who rely on those agencies.
Syrian opposition forces are losing their grip on Aleppo, the largest city before the war began. Forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad strengthened their position after a week of bombing.
Tuesday is the 100th anniversary of the New Hampshire primary. NPR talks to New Hampshire's secretary of state, who for four decades has defended the primary's first-in-the-nation status against critics who say the state isn't representative of the U.S. as a whole.
With Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton vying to be the first female president in U.S. history, perhaps it shouldn't be surprising that the race has become something of a fight about what it means to be a feminist. Boomers and their millennial daughters and granddaughters have very different views.
Chipotle held food safety meetings on Monday in all its restaurants. Stores won't be open for lunch but will be later in the afternoon. Managers will review new protocols designed to prevent the outbreak of food-borne illnesses. More than 500 people got sick last year after eating at a Chipotle.
As China's stock market falls and economic growth slows, Chinese consumers are putting off purchases and trying to get their money overseas.
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Katy Oh, senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and Asian specialist at the Institute for Defense Analyses, about the state of relations between China and North Korea, following the North Korea long-range rocket launch on Sunday.
Glen Hansard, Dan Deacon, Sharon Van Etten, and Kishi Bashi were just some of the artists who performed live at the sold-out party.