The Trump administration says it intends to cancel a $929 million federal grant for California's high-speed rail project. The administration also wants to reclaim another $2.5 billion in federal funds
The top officers of the fashion giant Burberry are apologizing for clothing a model in a hoodie with a cord knotted in the shape of a noose at the company's London Fashion Week show on Sunday. Initial
Public health advocates have struggled to change the minds of these so called anti-vaxxers. But one South Carolina woman has a different approach: reaching parents before they even become parents. Transcript
Nigeria's president says anyone trying to tamper with Saturday's vote would do so at the "expense of his own life." The main opposition party accused him of making a "direct call for jungle justice." ARI
ISIS has lost control of almost all of its territory after a years-long military campaign. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Associated Press reporter Sarah El Deeb, who is at the frontlines of the fight. ARI
President Trump says European allies should take back citizens who left to join ISIS and put them on trial. NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with anti-terrorism expert Peter Neumann about repatriation. Transcript
A convicted Chinese trafficker known as the "ivory queen" has been sentenced to 15 years in jail by a Tanzanian court. Yang Fenglan, who has lived in Tanzania on and off for decades and operated a Chinese
NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Robert Chesney of Lawfare about the latest lawsuit brought by 16 states against President Trump and his national emergency declaration to build a border wall. Transcript
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with national security analyst Mackenzie Eaglen of the American Enterprise Institute about why she thinks diverting military construction funding to a border wall is a mistake.
Here's what's up with docs: They're doing great at the box office. At last month's Sundance Film Festival, Knock Down the House broke the festival's documentary sales record: reportedly $10 million to
A West Virginia school teachers strike was just hours old when lawmakers voted to postpone a bill that teachers opposed, effectively killing it. Transcript ARI SHAPIRO, HOST: Public school teachers in
USA Gymnastics has hired a new CEO: the embattled organization's fourth leader in the past two years. The organization is trying to get beyond a widening sexual abuse scandal. Transcript ARI SHAPIRO, Today,
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Stanley Brand, former general counsel for the House of Representatives, about what would happen if the House were to sue over President Trump's national emergency. Transcript
The German-born designer helped define the looks of Chanel and Fendi behind the scenes, even as he cut a titanic figure center-stage in the fashion industry. Chanel confirmed Lagerfeld's death Tuesday.
Back in December, Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman told us that Super Bowl weekend is the moment when you know how the housing market will fare for the rest of the year. He says, it's sort of a Groundhog Day for
For many years, three buckets full of uranium ore sat in a museum building at Grand Canyon National Park. Tours often visited the museum collection building, with children on tours sitting next to the
Bernie Sanders announced a second run for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020. This time, the Vermont independent enters the race as a leading candidate facing a crowded progressive field. ARI
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Jeffrey Lewis, a nonproliferation expert at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies, following a report about U.S. intent to transfer nuclear technology to Saudi
Catholic leaders from around the world are convening in Rome Thursday to discuss the continuing clergy sexual abuse crisis. Abuse survivors say they're not hopeful meaningful change will come from it.
Saxophonist and composer Greg Ward's latest album, Stomping Off From Greenwood, is a tribute to Chicago, the city where he came of age as a musician. It's also one of the year's first great jazz albums.
Updated at 6:03 p.m. ET Once a celebrated investigative reporter, the publisher of a small Alabama newspaper achieved notoriety this week by saying the Ku Klux Klan should "clean out D.C." Goodloe Sutton,
Updated at 4:20 p.m. ET Beleaguered USA Gymnastics has named a new president and CEO — its fourth in two years — as the sport's governing body battles criticism that it ignored and even enabled widespread
For years, Spain had avoided the rise of far-right populists, dodging a trend sweeping other parts of Europe. But recently, that all changed. In December, the far-right party Vox won 12 seats in the regional
Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo says his department will stop serving "no knock" search warrants, weeks after a raid on a house left two married suspects dead and five officers injured. Acevedo also that
Updated at 5:32 p.m. ET President Trump pushed forward Tuesday with his plan to launch a space force as a new branch of the military. But it would at first be under the umbrella of the Air Force, and requires
Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe says it's not normal for the bureau to open investigations into the president. "We don't have a lot of experience with investigating presidents of the United States,"
A film about Queen Anne of Great Britain, The Favourite, by the unorthodox Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos, will probably cadge a few Oscars. Even if it doesn't, this comic and oddly moving film has already
The Trump administration sought to rush the transfer of American nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia in potential violation of the law, a new report from the House Oversight and Reform Committee alleges.
We're being treated to a special kind performance from a tight-knit group of friends. Friends that have known each other for decades, playing in bands that shaped the Paisley Underground scene in Los The
The federal judge in Roger Stone's case has ordered him to appear in court this week following a critical post about her that was shared on his Instagram account. Judge Amy Berman Jackson scheduled a for