The device was safely detonated by a bomb squad. The case has been handed over to the Joint Terrorism Task Force Division of the FBI.
The storm is expected to bring potentially deadly storm surge, wind and rainfall to west-central and southwestern Mexico beginning Tuesday afternoon.
The Supreme Court granted the Trump administration's request to temporarily shield Wilbur Ross from facing questioning under oath in challenges to the 2020 census citizenship question.
Donald Trump once accused Ted Cruz's father essentially of being linked to the assassination of John F. Kennedy. On Monday, he flew to the Texas senator's hometown and gave him his full endorsement.
The print, called Edmond de Belamy, is a blurry depiction of what could be a "a man of the church" floating within a gilt frame. In place of the artist's signature is a math equation.
GUESTS: WILLIAM GIBSON author of Neuromancer, Mona Lisa Overdrive and Virtual Light. DAVID BRIN astronomer, professor and author of Foundation's Triumph, Infinity's Shore, and The Postman.
Cher's 1998 hit "Believe" turned 20 this year. There's a long history of artists using vocal modifications, but this song brings the Auto-Tune front and center.
The 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty marked the end of the Cold War. The Kremlin may want to leave the agreement, too.
NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with art appraiser Erin-Marie Wallace about how a piece of art that was created by an algorithm, but looks like a Rembrandt can be appraised.
A very small study shows that microplastics are in human waste in many parts of the world. While it's not entirely clear what that means for our health, it might be a sign that we need to pull back.
Dean Heller is the most vulnerable Senate Republican this cycle and Democrats in Nevada are hoping a boost in Latino and labor voters will help them defeat Heller, who is embracing President Trump.
In response to the migrant caravan, President Trump has threatened to reduce aid to Central American countries and to seal the southern border, things that may not be solely in his power to do.
Thousands of migrants traveling in a group deny President Trump's claims that terrorists are traveling with them. The group says it is fleeing crime and poverty in the hopes of finding a better life.
A sea cucumber that looks like a headless chicken has been caught on video in the deep seas near East Antarctica, thousands of miles from where one of the species was last spotted.
President Trump's declared intention to pull out of the Intermediate Nuclear Forces treaty raises the odds of a new nuclear arms race and the repudiation of arms control as a check against nuclear Armageddon.
Short sellers get a bad rap. Sometimes with good reason. But overall, they're an inevitable and useful part of a healthy financial system.
A court in Arizona recently ruled that much of what medical marijuana dispensaries sell in the state is illegal. People with legitimate medical marijuana prescriptions could face prison sentences.
Actor Paul Dano will make his directorial debut with Wildlife, a drama starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Carey Mulligan, about the shredding of a marriage as seen through the eyes of the couple's son.
Tens of thousands of Georgians who haven't voted in recent elections may be no longer registered to vote, according to an investigation from APM Reports, Reveal and WABE.
An attack in Kandahar last week killed the province's governor and police chief and wounded an American service member. The Pentagon is now saying the officer is Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Smiley.
Residents in the Florida panhandle are still reeling from the destruction caused by Hurricane Michael. The recovery effort continues to be marred by fractured communication systems.
College campuses are growing increasingly concerned about how to keep students safe amid a national opioid crisis. Some schools provide free and easy access to drugs that can reverse an overdose.
Drivers on what's being called the world's longest sea bridge will have the experience of seeming to plunge underwater in two spots, where artificial islands house openings for a four-mile tunnel.
Costco is building a facility in Nebraska to process chickens from hundreds of nearby farms for sale as rotisserie chickens. The warehouse retailer sells 60 million rotisserie chickens each year.
Nearly 60 people in the Bogle family have been incarcerated. In a new book, journalist Fox Butterfield chronicles the Bogles' history to show how crime runs in families — and disentangle it from race.
Hurricane Michael hit the Florida panhandle just weeks before Election Day. Officials there are working to make voting possible in the midst of the recovery.
NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with New York Times reporter Ben Hubbard about how people within Saudi Arabia are reacting to the government's shifting narratives about journalist Jamal Khashoggi's death.
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with The Brookings Institution's Amanda Sloat about Turkey's possible motivations amid the investigation into Jamal Khashoggi's death.
Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Smiley was shot twice, according to the Pentagon, during an attack in Kandahar that killed the province's chiefs of police and intelligence and wounded the governor.
The social networking behemoth says a new command center at its Silicon Valley headquarters will let it respond quicker to foreign disinformation operations ahead of Election Day.