A redesign of the denomination will add the portrait of an as-yet-undetermined famous American woman beginning in 2020.
Now that NBC has finalized a deal to move disgraced anchor Brian Williams to MSNBC, NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans outlines some ways the network might salvage his credibility.
The new evidence suggests the ancient skeleton is closely related to members of a Washington State tribe. The findings are likely to rekindle an old debate between scientists and Native Americans.
He's being replaced by interim anchor Lester Holt. Williams will return to MSNBC, where he was an anchor from 1996 to 2004. There, he will anchor breaking news and special reports, the network said.
In 1822, Vesey, a carpenter and former slave who bought his own freedom with lottery winnings, tried to organize what could have been the nation's biggest slave revolt.
The 21-year-old suspect in the deadly shooting at one of Charleston, S.C.'s oldest historically black churches, had previously been arrested on suspicion of drug possession and trespassing.
Intra-party turmoil could spill over into the next election, with labor groups threatening primaries against members — even those who sit in swing districts — who sided with the president.
Lawmakers in the territory voted down the central government's plan to present a hand-picked slate of candidates for a vote on Hong Kong's next leader. But China says it will go ahead anyway.
Obama said at some point, the United States has to come to terms with the fact that "this kind of violence doesn't happen in other advanced countries."
A Palestinian man in Ramallah faces charges of insulting officials — based on his Facebook comments. This case and others point to the limits to free speech under the Palestinian Authority.
...is $228 billion. A new report breaks it all down: Who gave the money (spoiler alert: the U.S. is a very big donor) and where did it go?
Steve Inskeep and Renee Montagne offer a wrap-up of what we know, as of Thursday morning, about the church shooting in Charleston, S.C., that left 9 people dead on Wednesday night.
For the latest on how Charleston, S.C., residents are reacting to the shooting at a local church, which killed nine people, Renee Montagne speaks with Charleston County Council member Henry Darby.
Police say they have arrested Dylann Roof, the 21-year-old suspect, in Shelby, N.C. Robert Costa of The Washington Post joins Renee Montagne to offer the latest on the investigation.
The church that was the scene of Wednesday's mass shooting has survived a string of challenges, from racism to an earthquake. Emanuel took its current name at the end of the Civil War.
Better read the fine print of your health insurance policy. An unlucky woman in Minnesota learned her policy was woefully skimpy only after she fell while walking her dogs, and faced a $19,000 bill.
The Rev. Clementa Pinckney, who was also a state senator, was among nine people killed in a shooting Wednesday. In 2001, he said he was called to preach at age 13 and wanted "to make a difference."
In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court sided with the State of Texas, which refused to issue a plate for members of the Sons of Confederate Veterans that featured a Confederate battle flag.
In a major encyclical titled Laudato Si, the pontiff calls on humanity to acknowledge a "sense of responsibility" for the Earth and said it was time to stop "masking problems."
Napoleon is credited with the phrase "an army marches on its stomach," but he likely never said it. Now 200 years after his legendary defeat, it's worth recalling his disregard for feeding his army.