The International Olympic Committee announced it will not impose a blanket ban on the entire Russian team from the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro despite evidence of state-sponsored doping.
There's been a lot of talk about party unity at the Democratic National Convention, but many progressives who backed Bernie Sanders continue to have misgivings about Hillary Clinton.
A Syrian refugee seeking asylum set off a bomb Sunday in southern Germany, killing himself and wounding 12 others. German investigators are examining whether this was an act of terrorism.
All victims of police violence are equal — or are they? Who is a victim worthy of media coverage, and who gets overlooked — or passed over — when such shootings are covered?
Community activist and Clinton delegate Malcolm Kenyatta gives Michel Martin a tour of his neighborhood in North Philadelphia, where he was born and where he sees lessons for the Democratic Party.
A Muslim community that has been in Philadelphia since the 1920s is finally building its own mosque, which it hopes will help revitalize the neighborhood.
The NBA will move the 2017 All-Star Game over a controversial North Carolina law that affects LGBT people. John Amaechi, the first pro basketball player to come out as gay, talks about the move.
Following the controversy surrounding Melania Trump's speech at the RNC, NPR looks at a history of speeches given by the spouses of those running for president, starting with Eleanor Roosevelt.
Individual sports federations will decide whether each Russian athlete can compete in the Olympics, stopping short of banning the entire Russian delegation from competing due to a doping scandal.
The Democratic National Convention starts Monday with party chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz under fire after a leak of emails showing bias toward Hillary Clinton during the primaries.