The Senate bill, an amalgam of more than a dozen proposals, will expand access to medication-assisted treatment. It also will encourage police to send drug users to treatment rather than to jail.
Obama argues that America is “not as divided as some have suggested,” saying people of all backgrounds are outraged by attacks on police and about the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile.
The most critical question in Afghanistan today is whether the Afghan military can keep the country safe from the Taliban. An NPR team went looking for the answer, and two of the group were killed.
The Lumineers are among many artists frustrated by people on their mobile devices during performances. Their singer explains why they’re asking fans to lock up their phones with a new technology.
We’ve brought you stories of the victims and survivors of the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando. A year ago our airwaves and website were filled with stories of another mass shooting, at a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina.
The world champion boxer helped our commentator realize that his camera has power.
It’s getting awkward in the Senate, where members go out of their way to avoid directly chastising each other. The low-simmering annoyance with Sanders for staying in the contest is palpable.
Researchers report that performance standards set by federal health officials may have led to many patients being dropped from transplant lists without an improvement in survival rates.
Just after Bernie Sanders thanked Kimmel for possibly securing the debate last night, Kimmel made a Batman vs. Superman joke about Democratic superdelegates.
ISIS reportedly has seized villages near Syria’s border with Turkey, trapping tens of thousands of civilians. The evacuated hospital outside Azaz is the aid group’s largest medical facility in Syria.
The fires near Fort McMurray, Alberta, have been burning all week, and responders are still far from containing them. Take a look at how the emergency has unfolded.
Take a listen to Northampton poet Dennis Caraher’s piece about things not said at the kitchen table. This commentary originally aired in June 2015.
On Friday, Pope Francis announced that church leaders around the world should work with couples to determine the best choices for them. He spoke of prioritizing conscience over judgment.
The violence that has claimed and ruined lives in Brussels and Istanbul in recent days comes during the Christian “Holy Week.” Our commentator is thinking about the power of love and faith for people of all religions.
New research on pets is nothing any dog owner doesn’t already know, says our not-so-impartial commentator Robert Chipkin.