The drama came as the Senate defeated a procedural vote to repeal President Obama's health care law and took a step toward reviving the federal Export-Import Bank, both amendments on a highway bill.
A representative for the Houston family has said the daughter of the late entertainer and R&B singer Bobby Brown has died, about 7 months after she was found face-down and unresponsive in a bathtub.
The automaker admits it failed to promptly recall vehicles with defects, including ones that could cause drivers to lose control. The company will also buy back some cars from owners.
It's been 62 years since Fidel Castro launched the attack that began the Cuban revolution, and the country still marks the date. As tensions cool with the U.S., what does July 26 mean to Cubans today?
The war in Syria has displaced more than 4 million people. Many of them are women and girls who fled across the border into Lebanon — where tensions are growing between the refugees and their hosts.
A federal judge in California has ruled that immigration authorities improperly detained women and children who tried to enter the U.S. illegally. Immigrant rights activists are praising the ruling.
The state's loose civil forfeiture laws allow authorities to seize funds and property without charges. Alleged abuses include using funds to pay off an assistant district attorney's student loans.
The 30-year-old repeats his 2013 victory, beating back a late-stage attack by Colombian Nairo Quintana.
Speaking in a televised address in Damascus, Assad promised: "We will resist and we will win."
Joaquin Guzman slipped out of his cell on July 11, via an underground tunnel. He is believed to have had inside help in the jailbreak.
The al-Qaida affiliated extremist group has claimed responsibility for a suicide car bomb attack in Mogadishu that has killed at least four people.
The remarks came in a speech wrapping up his three-day visit to Kenya. Next, Obama goes to Ethiopia.
After delivering the atomic bomb for the U.S. attack on Hiroshima 70 years ago, the Indianapolis was torpedoed and sank. Its story has been all but forgotten, but 32 survivors are having a reunion.
French farmers demanding higher prices for meat and milk have brought chaos to the country's vacation season by holding protests and blocking roads across the country.
Steve Deace, an Iowa conservative talk radio host, speaks with NPR's Rachel Martin about how the Republican field is shaping up for caucuses this winter.
Signed into law 25 years ago, the Americans With Disabilities Act was supposed to open the doors to employment for many. But only a small percentage of disabled Americans are working today.
Baltimore is having one of the most violent summers in years. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to local activist Ray Kelly about what police and the public can do to improve the situation there.
Correspondent Greg Warner speaks to NPR's Rachel Martin about President Obama's address to the Kenyan people.
It's the (frustration about the) economy, stupid. Democrats and Republicans are trying to channel that, but offer very different solutions — so much so, it seems they live in two different realities.
The author grew up in India, where namaste was a way of saying hello — respectfully — to his elders. In America's yoga culture, he's found, it has a very different vibe.