The FBI conducted a sting operation in which the alleged would-be bomber, 20-year-old John T. Booker Jr., was provided inert bomb-making materials.
In a moment some have looked forward to for more than 50 years, the presidents of the U.S. and Cuba met at the annual Summit of the Americas.
The two leaders are expected to meet on the sidelines of the gathering in Panama City.
Colorado is the latest state to issue playing cards bearing photos of victims from unsolved crimes in the hopes that prisoners might generate fresh leads.
For the first time in the Oxford and Cambridge University Boat Race history, the women's event will be held on the same day as the men's. Tamara Keith speaks with American rower Caryn Davies.
A Colombian report reviewing the last five decades of conflict there offered new allegations that U.S. personnel raped as many as 53 women and girls while stationed there between 2003 and 2007.
Sens. Rand Paul and Ted Cruz have announced they'll run for president, and Hillary Clinton is expected to announce on Sunday. Correspondents Mara Liasson and Don Gonyea join NPR's Tamara Keith.
A funeral service is scheduled Saturday for Walter Scott, the black man killed by a white police officer in North Charleston, S.C.. NPR's Tamara Keith speaks with correspondent Martin Kaste.
Crucial aid shipments carrying much-needed medical supplies have finally reached Yemen. NPR's Tamara Keith talks to Nuha, the humanitarian coordinator for Oxfam in Yemen.
A family feud is raging in France's far-right political party between party leader Marine Le Pen and its founder, Le Pen's father. NPR's Tamara Keith speaks with French journalist Cecile Alduy.
A new study of free, online college courses found a pattern among the people who take them: They're mostly college-educated, including a surprising number of teachers.
Many Liberians who helped battle the virus weren't full-fledged health workers. Now that the outbreak has subsided, they feel forgotten, neglected and stigmatized.
She started out as a Republican and hasn't driven a car since 1996. Here's what you may not know or just may not remember about the former secretary of state and first lady.
Russian gas is expensive, so many Poles still rely on coal. Krakow is one of the most polluted cities in the EU's most polluted country. All that coal is akin to "smoking 2,000 cigarettes per year."
Renegade cells floating through seawater apparently cause the cancer, scientists say. Though people can't catch it, the malignancy might offer clues to how cancer cells spread in the human body.
The memo follows an Inspector General report that found Drug Enforcement agents had "sex parties" in Colombia with prostitutes paid for by drug cartels.
Craning your neck in the dressing room is just part of the shopping experience. But Neiman Marcus hopes a new digital "Memory Mirror" will make it easier to find something that fits just right.
A rare exhibition at New York's Museum of Modern Art features 60 paintings by Jacob Lawrence about the journey of 6 million African-Americans, who fled the segregated South during the Great Migration.