Tribes in Utah have proposed a new Bears Ears National Monument spanning nearly 2 million acres. But some locals and Utah political leaders are fighting the idea.
President Obama signed into law the implementation of a financial oversight board for Puerto Rico, which has been trapped in a fiscal crisis. But it's not a permanent solution.
Despite the Supreme Court's striking down of a controversial Texas law, the battle over abortion rights is far from over. Advocates are planning new laws and challenges around the country.
After surviving the Nazi death camps, Wiesel advocated on behalf of victims of hate and persecution around the world. He died Saturday at the age of 87.
The victims include at least nine Italian and seven Japanese nationals. Now, Bangladeshis fear this attack, which happened in the posh neighborhood of Gulshan, is "just a sign of things to come."
Star Swain did a spontaneous rendition of the national anthem at the Lincoln Memorial and a friend caught it on video. The clip has since gone viral, and changed the way Swain thinks about her future.
NASCAR is trying to diversify its workforce. The race teams want more minorities in their pit crews, and they're recruiting former college athletes.
Howard Bryant of ESPN.com is at the Wimbledon tennis championships and tells NPR's Scott Simon about what he's seen so far.
Someone bid $61 million for an uncut diamond this week. NPR's Scott Simon asks Rachelle Bergstein, author of "Brilliance and Fire: the Biography of Diamonds," what makes a rock worth so much money?
Entomologist Sara Lewis talks about Photuris, a species of firefly that lures males of other species in and eats them.