Observers say the Clippers owner's current trouble is only the latest in a 30-year record of racism in LA — although he has also been honored by the NAACP for his charity work.
As civilians continue to pour out of Syria, some countries are pushing back and telling the refugees they aren't welcome. Bulgaria has been particularly harsh, according to Human Rights Watch.
Police have long been able to search people without a warrant at the time of their arrest. Two cases before the Supreme Court ask whether cellphones should be off-limits until police get permission.
Controversy is swirling around racist comments allegedly made by Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling. The NBA is exploring its potential responses as it investigates the allegations.
Twenty years ago, NPR alerted staff members that they would soon have access to a new form of communication: "A collection of computer networks that is connected around the world."
Rep. Michael Grimm of New York turned himself in to face federal charges related to a health food restaurant he ran before he was elected to Congress. The Republican congressman says he's innocent and plans to run for re-election this fall, but Democrats have have high hopes of flipping the last GOP-held seat in New York City.
The Supreme Court Monday considers the free speech rights of public employees who expose government corruption. In the case at hand, a former community college official says he was fired for testifying against an Alabama state legislator at a criminal fraud trial.
In the first national election since U.S. troops withdrew in 2011, Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki is the frontrunner for a third term in office. Despite criticism for mistreating the opposition and minority Sunnis, many say he's the man needed for Iraq's brutal situation.
President Obama is in the Philippines on the last leg of a trip through Asia. The U.S. and the Philippines just signed an agreement to allow more American troops to rotate through the archipelago.
An Egyptian judge sentenced hundreds of people to death Monday, including the supreme leader of the Muslim Brotherhood. It is the judge's second mass-sentencing in recent weeks.