Tunisia’s revolution is important because it set off the greater Arab Spring. Today, the country marked a milestone as Tunisians cast ballots for their next head of state.
Unlike Charlie Brown, the residents of Reading didn’t see beauty in a 50-foot spruce with few branches and an unseemly shape.
Vice President Biden wraps up his trip to Turkey, where he held talks on strengthening the fight against ISIS. The U.S. and Turkey disagree on how to deal with the threat of the so-called Islamic State.
In the face of natural disasters and disease, there are always people who step forward to help. Their brains may tell why. This story originally aired on Sept. 22 on Morning Edition.
Religious leaders await a grand jury’s decision in St. Louis. Many of them have been deeply involved with demonstrations following the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown.
New York’s MTA is planning a new campaign to encourage courtesy on subways. NPR’s Rachel Martin gets dos and don’ts from Jake Dobkin, who writes Gothamist.com’s Ask A Native New Yorker column.
The deal that lifted some economic sanctions in return for inspections of Iran’s nuclear program expires Monday. Intense negotiations are underway this weekend to reach a more permanent agreement.
In 2011, thousands of Tunisians called for an end to dictatorship. Now the country will hold its first democratic presidential election. NPR’s Rachel Martin talks to journalist Naveena Kottoor.
Washington, D.C.’s most infamous politician, Marion Barry, has died. The four-term mayor was re-elected after going to jail for crack cocaine possession and was still serving as a D.C. councilman.
After President Obama announced his immigration plan, communities across the country began making preparations for immigrants who are here illegally to apply for work permits.
As Ferguson, Mo., braces for the grand jury decision on whether police officer Darren Wilson should face charges, NPR’s Rachel Martin talks with Rasheen Aldridge, a community activist.
The fiery Washington, D.C., politician who was famously re-elected after going to jail for crack cocaine possession, has died after months of battling a number of health issues. He was 78.
A community is holding its breath, awaiting a decision on whether to charge police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown, 18. Brown’s family is calling for calm.
In a recent article, a student named Jackie describes how her initial excitement of being invited to a party was replaced by fear and violence, after a group of men trapped her in a room.
As Ebola surges in the east African country, the capital city sends surveillance teams into the neighborhoods to record who might be sick with the virus — or already dead.