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.
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.
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.
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.
The parliament of the distinctive northeastern region called for independence in what the central government says was an illegal vote. Linda Wertheimer talks with reporter Lauren Frayer in Madrid.
Ted Cruz's campaign is hoping its app motivates supporters to volunteer and donate as well as turn over personal information.