A 65-year-old Russian adventurer has piloted a balloon around the world solo and non-stop in 11 days, braving air too thin to breath, below-freezing temperatures, storms and barely any sleep.
“Do you want a ‘you’re fired’ president or a ‘you’re hired’ president?” Kaine asked the crowd in Miami.
Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine is Hillary Clinton’s running mate. The two agree on how government should tackle abortion and gun control, but disagree on the authorization of military force.
Afghan authorities say that at least 80 people were killed and 231 were injured in the attack. The Islamic State claimed responsibility, saying it was targeting a “gathering of Shiites.”
Cosplay has been a fixture of the Comic-Con world for more than a decade. Should our pets be embracing the geekery, too?
A U.S. Army program allows elite athletes to join the military and train in their sport. Four Kenyan distance runners in the U.S. military quickly became citizens and will represent America in Rio.
Correspondents, editors and producers from our newsroom share the pieces that have kept them reading, using the #NPRreads hashtag. Each weekend, we highlight some of the best stories.
The suspect in the attack on a shopping mall in Munich on Friday is an 18-year-old German-Iranian high school student who lived in Munich and had a history of depression, Munich police say.
On Sunday, the International Olympic Committee will decide whether or not to ban Russia from competing due to state-sponsored doping. NPR’s Scott Simon talks about the decision with NPR’s Tom Goldman.
So far, prosecutors failed to convict four of the six police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray last year. Scott Simon talks to Jennifer Ludden about the challenges of the case.
Hillary Clinton has tapped Virginia SenatorTim Kaine to be her running mate, completing the democratic presidential ticket.
Should a child going to a G-rated movie be exposed to characters smoking on screen? The MPAA is defending itself from a lawsuit about that. NPR’ Scott Simon speaks with film historian David Thomson.
As Baton Rouge prepares to bury the second of two officers killed in a targeted attack, the city gathers to reflect on the violence.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump told the New York Times that a Trump administration wouldn’t defend NATO allies unless they had “fulfilled their obligations” to the U.S.
The Republican National Convention wrapped up on Thursday. Ron Elving was there, and tells NPR’s Scott Simon about the ups and downs of the four day meeting.