29-year-old Harry Burkhart was found guilty of setting nearly 50 arson fires in Los Angeles during a four day span over five years ago. But the same jury is deadlocked about his sanity.
Eileen Kushner strove — and strove, and strove — to overcome a learning disability diagnosed later in her life. But Kushner, who was inspired by Edison, found a crucible in her job at McDonald’s.
The former senior adviser to President Obama suggested the Democratic presidential nominee should work with, not against, the press in an effort to be more transparent.
This week, the discussion takes a decidedly domestic turn as Linda Holmes, Glen Weldon, Kat Chow and Barrie Hardymon talk real estate shows, home renovation shows and cooking shows.
The planned halt in hostilities began at sundown local time on Monday. Just hours before nightfall, President Bashar Assad said he intends to “reclaim every area” of Syria.
More than a million Muslims have embarked on the yearly hajj pilgrimage to Mecca, after last year’s holy event was marred by a deadly stampede that killed hundreds and stoked regional tensions.
Alabama, Georgia and Kansas will not be allowed to require proof of citizenship on a federal mail voter registration form. Only Kansas has been actively enforcing the controversial rule.
White’s latest album is a career retrospective, but without the big electric sound he’s been known for since the late 1990s.
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.
Working the ticket counter on that terrible day, Vaughn Allex checked in families and a student group. But he also checked in their plane’s hijackers. And because of that, “They were just all gone.”
Private security guards used dogs to try to disperse demonstrators, who say the four-state, $3.8 million Dakota Access Pipeline could affect sacred sites and their drinking water.
NPR’s Ari Shapiro checks back in with Eddie Meltzer, who helped translate for victims’ families after the mass shooting — the worst in U.S. history — at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla.
New NPR series featuring individuals who have made a difference, well before the rest of the world recognizes it.
Voting laws have been getting a lot of attention recently and more twists and turns can be expected before the election in November. Here’s an update on challenges that saw movement this week.
Syria’s government once again faces accusations of using chemical weapons against civilians. Activists and doctors say chlorine bombs were dropped in an airstrike on a rebel-held area of Aleppo.