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Refugee Summit Held On Sidelines Of U.N. General Assembly Meeting

In his farewell appearance at the U.N., Obama made an impassioned plea for rich countries to do more to aid refugees. Leading companies have come forward with ways they can help employ refugees.

3,000-Year-Old Cooking Fail Found At A Danish Dig Site

Archaeologists have found the glassy remains of burnt cheese in an ancient pot. It seems trial and error is a timeless method to the madness of creating good food.

NATO's Evolving Issues Now Focus On Syria's War And Refugee Crisis

The alliance's most recent challenges involve the war in Syria and containing the refugee crisis. David Greene talks to NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg about Syria and the future of the NATO.

U.K.'s Theresa May Reaffirms Need To Leave EU, Forge New Trade Partnerships

"I'm very clear that we're going to make a success of coming out of the European Union," the British prime minister tells NPR's Steve Inskeep.

Protests Against Congo's President Turn Deadly

Dozens of people died in violent demonstrations against longtime leader Joseph Kabila on Monday and Tuesday, after the government postponed November's presidential election.
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Pleas For Asylum Enter A System That Can't Outpace Deadly Consequences

From Langley Park to rural El Salvador, the story of a legal immigrant's family illustrates how difficult it is for U.S. policies to adjust to rapid developments in Central American nations beset by violence.


Obama Delivers Final Address To U.N. General Assembly

President Obama gives his final address to the United Nations General Assembly and hosts a summit on the world's refugee crisis Tuesday.

United Nations Halts Aid Convoys After Deadly Attack In Syria

NPR's Ari Shapiro interviews Ingy Sedky from the International Committee of the Red Cross about a convoy attack in Aleppo that has halted aid to the area.

PHOTOS: A Peephole Into The Lives Of Coal Miners, Teen Moms, City Folk

A selection of winning photos from Getty Images second annual Instagram Grant highlights stories from Latin America, Ethiopia and India.

U.S. Erroneously Grants Citizenship To More Than 850 Immigrants

All 858 people had previously been ordered removed from the country. The Department of Homeland Security's Office of Inspector General says fingerprint records are to blame.