The Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C., got its new T. rex just in time to close its fossil hall for five years of renovations — longer than some dinosaur fans have even been alive.
The National Rifle Association's convention drew a counter-demonstration in Indianapolis this weekend, as advocates for gun control pressed their own agenda.
Iraqis will head to the polls Wednesday amid a surge in election-related violence. Veteran election observer Les Campbell says what happens after an election is as important as the day itself.
Calling racist statements allegedly made by Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling "incredibly offensive," President Obama says he is confident the NBA will resolve the controversy.
More American military troops and assets could soon be placed in the Philippines in a new deal that is expected to be formalized Monday, as President Obama arrives in Manila on his trip to Asia.
Next week, Iraqis go to the polls. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Ned Parker, Reuters Baghdad bureau chief, about whether Iraqis will take a stand against extremism in the parliamentary elections.