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Federal Court Rules That Michigan's Congressional Map Was Unfairly GerrymanderedNews : NPR
It's the latest ruling by a court to find that political boundaries are unconstitutional because they give too much advantage to one party over the other.
Investigation Finds Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan 'Did Not Promote Boeing'News : NPR
The Pentagon's Inspector General says former Boeing executive Patrick Shanahan 'fully complied' with ethics obligations. This clears the way for his potential nomination as Defense Secretary.
'My Whole Life Is On Hold': As Walmart Eliminates Greeters, A Dream In LimboNews : NPR
Justin Kelley was among the workers who learned their jobs as greeters would be cut. As the Floridian waited 49 days to hear if he could stay with Walmart, he worried he'd have to give up his dream.
Mass. Judge And A Retired Court Officer Charged With Helping Defendant Evade ICENews : NPR
The judge and a former court officer allegedly helped an undocumented immigrant slip out of a courtroom to avoid arrest by an Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent in April, 2018.
A Good Life And A Good Death: What Is Palliative Care?News : NPR
In That Good Night, palliative care doctor Sunita Puri shares insights from her years caring for patients with serious illness. She sees her role as an advocate and ally — every step of the way.
5 Years After Flint's Crisis Began, Is The Water Safe?News : NPR
"In some ways we're better," says activist Melissa Mays. "In other ways, we're forever poisoned, damaged, traumatized ... that's not gonna ever be better."
8 Ways To Teach Climate Change In Almost Any ClassroomNews : NPR
In an NPR/Ipsos poll, 65% of teachers said they don't talk about climate change because it's not related to the subjects they teach. Here are some tips that you can use in any classroom.
Kohl's Will Now Accept Amazon Returns At All Its StoresNews : NPR
The department store is betting that easy returns will drive foot traffic to its stores. Shares of Kohl's stock spiked with the news.
Academy Leaves Door Open To Netflix, Others After Tussle Over Eligibility RulesNews : NPR
A controversial proposal would have limited the ability of streaming services to compete for Oscars. But after a dust-up that even included the Justice Department, the academy decided against it.
Boeing Hits Pause On Forecasts As 737 Max Groundings ContinueNews : NPR
The aircraft manufacturer said its profits fell 13 percent in the first quarter as it works through "this challenging time." Boeing said the 737 Max crisis has cost the company $1 billion so far.
North Korean Leader Arrives in Russia For Summit With PutinNews : NPR
The summit in Vladivostok marks Kim Jong Un's first trip to Russia and first meeting with the Russian leader. The Kremlin said they would discuss denuclearization.
Philippines' Duterte Talks Trash (Literally) To Canada, Threatening War Over GarbageNews : NPR
More than 100 shipping containers were declared to hold recyclable plastic scraps. But when they arrived in Manila, officials found household trash, including adult diapers.
Opinion: Here's Why The Trump Administration's Iran Sanctions Strategy Won't WorkNews : NPR
The Trump administration can cause Iran severe pain, but it cannot trigger the collapse of the regime, argue Aaron David Miller of the Wilson Center and Richard Sokolsky of the Carnegie Endowment.
Bombers Who Carried Out Attacks In Sri Lanka Were 'Well-Educated,' Official SaysNews : NPR
The picture emerging of the perpetrators of Sunday's attacks that killed more than 350 people is one of relative privilege. The country's defense minister says one bomber had studied in the U.K.
Too Many Eggs For One Basket! Backyard Chicken Farmers Scramble To Give Them AwayNews : NPR
Some food pantries are benefiting from home chicken keepers' desire to keep collecting the birds as pets, which results in more eggs than they can handle. But sometimes it can be hard to find takers.
Government Expands Air Bag Investigation To Include More Than 12 Million VehiclesNews : NPR
A component responsible for detecting a crash and deploying air bags has been malfunctioning due to electrical interference, the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration says.
County Jails Struggle With A New Role As America's Prime Centers For Opioid DetoxNews : NPR
The National Sheriffs' Association has published a detailed guide to jail-based medication-assisted treatment. States hardest hit by opioids are moving fastest to get inmates the help needed to quit.
After Felony Conviction, Iraq War Veteran Faces Deportation To MexicoNews : NPR
Edgar Baltazar Garcia got into some serious trouble after he came home from war. Now, he faces deportation over a felony conviction unless an immigration judge decides to let him stay in the U.S.
'Pray For Me': Nicaraguan Priest Threatened With Death Reaches Out To Niece In U.S.News : NPR
The private Jesuit university in Managua, Nicaragua, where priest Chepe Idiáquez works is one of a series of Catholic institutions that have been attacked, as the country's yearlong unrest continues.
Fact Check: Russian Interference Went Far Beyond 'Facebook Ads' Kushner DescribedNews : NPR
President Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser said the investigations into Russian interference have been more damaging then the interference itself. But there was more to it than online ads.
'Umbrella' Protesters Sentenced For 2014 Hong Kong Pro-Democracy DemonstrationNews : NPR
A judge sentenced the leaders of the protests to up to 16 months in prison. Rights groups said the sentencing would have a chilling effect on future demonstrations in Hong Kong.
World's First Malaria Vaccine Launches In Sub-Saharan AfricaNews : NPR
It took more than 30 years to develop. The hope is it will eventually save tens of thousands of lives each year. But there are a few issues.
See 200 Years Of Twists And Turns Of Census Citizenship QuestionsNews : NPR
A citizenship question has not been included among the census questions for every household in almost 70 years. The Trump administration wants to change that with the upcoming 2020 census.
Egypt Approves Constitutional Changes That Could Keep El-Sissi In Office Until 2030News : NPR
The amendments, which were approved by nearly 90% of voters, further entrench the power of the military and extend the power of Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi.
India Is Changing Some Cities' Names, And Muslims Fear Their Heritage Is Being ErasedNews : NPR
Officials have been altering names to become more Hinducentric. "It is very dangerous for national integrity and unity," says a historian. The changes accelerated ahead of this year's elections.