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Renewed fighting in Eastern Ukraine marked an end to a tenuous cease-fire agreed to in February. Observers fear that a surge in violence could plunge the region into another full scale war.

While doing a profile of a transgender activist in Washington, D.C., NPR's Pam Fessler heard some touching personal stories from trans women trying to adapt to their new lives.

Farmers in New Mexico are worried about the future of the state's most beloved crop: green and red chiles. They're increasingly relying on salty groundwater, which damages the soil and the crops.

Homeless veterans are finding a new support system in the West Los Angeles VA Medical Center. A new building on the center's grounds will house a dozen homeless veterans.

Last year's battle for the Syrian town of Kobani and dissatisfaction with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's huge new palace are issues in Sunday's Turkish parliamentary elections.

It's a long road to November 2016, but there are already some bends in that road. NPR's Scott Simon talks to NPR's Ron Elving about where each of the candidates stands now.

Sean Mills was recently named Snapchat's new head of original content. NPR's Scott Simon talks with NPR's David Folkenflik about where the app is headed and how it could be used in the next election.

The Office of Personnel Management was the target of a massive cyberattack. Four million people may have had their data stolen. OPM says it will start notifying victims on Monday.

The Triple Crown hopeful could beat the odds and win at Belmont Park on Saturday, but like so many other Kentucky Derby and Preakness winners, he'll have to beat a field of better-rested rivals.

The United Nations envoy for Yemen is trying to bring together all sides for talks in Geneva this month in an effort to end a devastating conflict in the poorest nation in the Middle East.




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