Florida Rep. Daniel Webster faces a redrawn congressional map that puts his re-election next year in doubt.
Phillips, a former prosecutor and spokesman for the office, is being picked over acting U.S. Attorney Vinnie Cohen.
After a short circuit sparked a fire at a power substation near RFK Stadium, Metro warned riders that speed restrictions and delays would last into next spring. But now, the transit authority's...
Facebook reveals new emojis it's testing to expand the iconic "Like" button. All Tech Considered welcomes a new host, who tries to explain her vision for the blog using Facebook's seven "Reactions."
Amazon will require that the goods be factory-free — a direct swipe at Etsy, which now allows artisans to work with manufacturers to increase their sales.
NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Rep. Charlie Dent of Pennsylvania about Rep. Kevin McCarthy's decision to drop out of the race for the House Speakership.
Harold Kroto shared a Nobel in 1996 for finding a new type of carbon molecule that ignited the field of nanotechnology. Find a passion where — with hard work — you can be the best, he advises.
The New Orleans chef changed the way the world saw Louisiana cooking. He has died at the age of 75.
There are a large number of LGBT films in theaters this fall. NPR explores what that says about Hollywood and society in general.
Momentum for sentencing reform grows as leaders of the House Judiciary Committee introduce a bipartisan bill. But rising violence in some big cities could complicate the legislative forecast.
One of the surest signs of an economic bubble that is about to pop is a surge in the stock price of Sotheby's. The global art dealer's stock resembles a rollercoaster, and it has predicted every up...
Volkswagen U.S. President Michael Horn appears before the House Energy and Commerce Committee to answer questions about the emissions scandal.
Investigative journalist Svetlana Alexievich was awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize for Literature Thursday. She is the first writer from Belarus to win the prize.
Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah has reservations on where the Trans-Pacific Partnership landed on patent protection. NPR's Robert Siegel talks to the senator about the GOP reaction to the trade deal.
Bull trout are dwindling in Montana as their home-waters warm, and invasive fish devour them. Scooping up threatened fish and moving them higher up the mountain could backfire. Is the risk worth it?
Officials from the Treasury, Commerce, and State Departments visit Cuba this week to grasp a better understanding of the country's economy. They want to know how far the U.S. can go in doing business...