Texas’ GOP governor is sending the National Guard to monitor a military training exercise after right-wing militia alleged it is just a cover for President Obama’s plan to put Texas under martial law.
The Bob Baffert-trained horse, ridden by Victor Espinoza, was the favorite heading into the 141st Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville.
A day after Baltimore chief prosecutor Marilyn Mosby announced charges against six police officers in the death of Freddie Gray, residents of the neighborhood where he grew up hope change will come to the area.
NPR’s Arun Rath speaks with James Risen of the New York Times about a new report alleging that the American Psychological Association helped justify prisoner torture.
Some residents of Baltimore say the relationship with the police is badly damaged. But it wasn’t always that way.
On the committee level in the Senate, Republicans and Democrats have been able to get deals done. The problem will be what happens after bills leave the committees and head to the Senate floor.
The two fighters went 12 rounds but Floyd Mayweather won the welterweight title in Las Vegas Saturday. They each stand to earn millions.
Remains from the graves are believed to be illegal migrants who were likely victims of human trafficking.
The United Nations has complained that Nepal’s bureaucracy is getting in the way of relief efforts. Government officials in Kathmandu say they aren’t receiving enough of the right kind of aid.
She is credited with being a pioneer of the psychological thriller and wrote more than 60 books.
The years-long drought in California has taken a severe toll on the rural, mainly African-American community of Fairmead, where water drawn for agriculture has left wells dry.
Black-clad demonstrators hurled stones and other objects as authorities responded with pepper spray and flash bangs.
The march comes a day after the city’s chief prosecutor filed criminal charges against six officers involved in the arrest of Gray, who died from injuries sustained in custody.
NPR’s Scott Simon and NPR’s Tom Goldman chat about tonight’s boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao; the Kentucky Derby; and the NBA match-up between the Clippers and Spurs.
Baltimore City Councilwoman Helen Holton tells NPR’s Scott Simon she’s celebrating the indictment of six police officers in the death of Freddie Gray.