NPR's Michel Martin speaks with reporter and author Sam Quinones, along with CNN contributor Jeff Yang, about how the opioid crisis is treated in the media.
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with New York Times' reporter Adam Liptak about his exposé into the Heritage Foundation's Federal Clerkship Training Academy.
After no one won the jackpot in a drawing on Friday night, the winnings surpassed the record $1.586 billion for the Powerball prize in January 2016. The next drawing will be on Tuesday night.
Three days after his lieutenant governor resigned for an "inappropriate overture," Bill Walker, polling far behind the Republican candidate, dropped out of the race to endorse Democrat Mark Begich.
Sure, the lawyer-turned-novelist knows about legal briefs, but what about men's briefs? We'll ask him three questions about tighty whities.
In the early 1900s, Sears sold thousands of homes around the U.S. through its mail-order catalogs. Many of those houses are still around, and their owners are saddened by the retailer's bankruptcy.
The president goes to places where he can make the biggest impact for Republicans, which has largely meant avoiding suburban swing districts and focusing his attention on places he won in 2016.
We look at the U.S. political response to the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and other stories in politics this week.
NPR's Scott Simon asks Chicago Council on Global Affairs President Ivo Daalder about America's relationship with Saudi Arabia and its international leadership under President Trump.
The Justice Department unsealed charges against a Russian woman on Friday who is described as a comptroller in the Russian government's active measures against the U.S. in the 2018 election.
Health care is a major concern for voters in the upcoming midterm elections. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Rep. John Faso about how he's speaking to his constituents about this important issue.
NPR's Scott Simon reflects on the praise that President Trump heaps on authoritarian leaders.
President Nixon 45 years ago precipitated the departure of the attorney general, deputy attorney general and Watergate special prosecutor as the criminal investigation of his administration escalated.
Democrats have placed their chips as they try to unseat Republicans — but not on Russia red. Meanwhile, a liberal billionaire outsider has built a massive organization intent on impeaching Trump.
Also this week, dozens of lawmakers ask Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to look into the troubled Public Service Loan Forgiveness program.
For generations, the Khashoggi family has had close ties to the Saudi royals. Over a long career, Jamal Khashoggi was a loyalist who worked for the monarchy — and a critic who urged reform.
President Trump promised to slash regulations. How has he done?
President Trump has indicated he wanted to wait for investigations to be completed on the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi before deciding how the U.S. would respond.
Saudi officials confirmed the death of Khashoggi early Saturday local time. According to a report on state TV, he was killed in a fight that broke out during a visit to the Saudi consulate in Turkey.
In August, the entire West Virginia Supreme Court was impeached. Now the temporary court says they shouldn't have been. How did we get here and what does it mean for the future of the state?
President Trump acknowledged Thursday that Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi was probably dead. His administration's reaction to his disappearance has swung from condemnation, to a rogue killer theory, to withholding judgment — for…
The Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, is a central issue in Arizona's election for U.S. Senate. But voters' perceptions of the health care law have changed dramatically over the past eight years.
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks to author Miranda Paul about Todd Bol, who built the first "Little Free Library" on his Hudson, Wis., deck. Bol died Thursday at age 62 after battling pancreatic cancer.
Arizona will be majority-minority by 2030. As Arizona's Latino population rapidly grows, what efforts are Republicans making to court the Latino vote?
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Susan Glasser of The New Yorker about how America's reaction to the Clinton scandal helped shape our political culture today.
In the final days of midterm campaigning, the president returns to familiar territory, focusing on the issue of illegal immigration by drawing attention to a caravan of migrants headed to the U.S.
President Trump's former campaign chairman continues cooperating with the Justice Department after his plea agreement, but it isn't clear when prosecutors might be finished with him.
Republican Dana Rohrabacher has served the 48th Congressional District for nearly three decades. But political newcomer, Democrat Harley Rouda, has a shot at unseating him.
Orange County is home to the largest Vietnamese population in the United States. Older Vietnamese-Americans tend to vote Republican while the younger generations lean more Democratic.
Steve Inskeep talks with writer Anand Giridharadas about the relationship between Silicon Valley and Saudi Arabia. The presumed killing of a Saudi journalist raises concerns about the investments.