The State Department is calling for the immediate release of Siamak and Baquer Namazi and said they are “unjustly detained.” Siamak is a business consultant and Baquer is a retired UNICEF official.
Obama said that the GOP nominee’s claims that the election will be rigged threaten to undermine American democracy and show that he’s not able to handle the pressures of the Oval Office.
Shortly after fighting in World War II, American Benjamin Ferencz prosecuted his first court case. The defendants were Nazis, the place was Nuremberg. He recalls the trial on the 70th anniversary.
Jessica Leeds, who alleges Donald Trump groped her on an airplane three decades ago, tells NPR why she was compelled to tell her story. Trump has denied every detail of the encounter.
Last month the tech giant recalled 2.5 million phones after some were catching fire or exploding. After reports that the replacements are dangerous, too, the company is permanently ceasing production.
Two veterans met in court last year: a man who violated his probation and the judge who sentenced him. But it was the judge’s decision to visit his fellow veteran’s cell that changed them both.
In the wake of the news that the iconic American songwriter is the winner of the 2016 Nobel Prize in literature, we’ve dug through the NPR archives for some Dylanalia treasures.
The beloved monarch became king in 1946 at age 19 and was seen as a symbol of unity and national identity. He had been in poor health for most of the past decade.
“You can’t protect what you can’t map,” says Patrick Meier. He pioneered the field of crisis mapping during the 2010 Haiti earthquake, and now focuses on the use of robotics for humanitarian purposes.
The U.S. launched missiles at three radar installations in Yemen late Wednesday. It’s the first time that the U.S. has carried out strikes against the Houthi rebels during the conflict in Yemen.
Mecklenburg County, N.C., is a blue spot in a red state. And a visit there reveals something national polls may leave unsaid: Many black voters are dissatisfied with their choices for president.
With signs of crisis around his campaign since the leak of a damaging tape on Friday, Donald Trump’s most loyal supporters remain fired up as he scorches the GOP earth.
Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton faced off in the second presidential debate Sunday night at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.
American mothers are working outside the home now more than in any other past generation. As a consequence, dads have greater household responsibility, especially when it comes to child-rearing.
Tricia Olson gave birth to her son and was back on the job three weeks later. Like most Americans, she doesn’t get paid family leave, and she’s among the 40 percent who don’t qualify for unpaid leave.