Tim Wolfe resigned Monday morning following mounting pressure over racial animosity on campus. The protests included a hunger strike and a boycott by some of the school's football players.
A provision in the highway bills before Congress would require the IRS to hire collection agencies to collect back taxes. Congress sees it as a way of raising money to pay for highway construction. Opponents say it would lead to abuses, and that it's been tried in the past — and cost taxpayers more than it brought in.
The German automaker is starting the process of making amends with its U.S. customer base. The company is offering $1,000 in cash and vouchers to owners of diesel vehicles implicated in the emissions scandal.
Boston Globe reporter Sacha Pfeiffer was part of the investigative team that uncovered the massive scandal involving sexual abuse by Catholic priests. She speaks with NPR's Audie Cornish about their story, which is now told in the feature film Spotlight.
Strong debate performances have strengthened Marco Rubio's presidential campaign. He released records that show he made personal charges to a state GOP credit card. But there are even more questions about how the Florida Republican has handled his personal finances.
Yale University is in turmoil after a series of emails about culturally insensitive Halloween costumes. Some students there are protesting what they say is a hostile environment for students of color. Sebi Median-Tayac, one of the leaders of the protest, speaks with NPR's Audie Cornish.
The Crow Tribe doesn't have adequate housing, jobs or educational opportunities. But it does have 9 billion tons of coal. Tribal leaders want to use it to better the community. But others worry about climate change and wonder if a proposed coal mine will pay off in the long run.
A Jordanian police officer shot and killed at least four people, including two U.S. security contractors hired to train Palestinian police. The shooter also died in the attack in Amman, the capital.
The World Anti-Doping Agency has found evidence of "deeply rooted culture of cheating" and use of performance-enhancing drugs. It is calling for Russia to be suspended from international track events.
The White House meeting between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Obama comes after tensions fueled by divisions over the Iran nuclear deal, which the White House supported but Israel opposed.