Outside one of the crime scenes in Chattanooga, the community has created a memorial for the military men who died in Thursday's shooting. Nearby is another tribute, in an unexpected place.
The U.S. will reopen its embassy in Havana Monday. Wayne S. Smith was there when it closed in 1961. He was later in charge of the U.S. Interests Section. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Smith.
Following the Iran nuclear deal, the defense secretary visits Israel, Saudi Arabia and Jordan. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with former diplomat Dennis Ross about U.S. allies' objections to the pact.
Barbecue shrimp from Pascal's Manale is one of New Orleans' most beloved and copied dishes. Since it's hard to find head-on shrimp far from the Gulf, chef Mark DeFelice says use more spice.
California's drought and mandatory conservation measures are taking a toll on Los Angeles' green spaces. First to go were lawns, and now people are not watering their trees.
NPR's Rachel Martin talks with Mona Chalabi of FiveThirtyEight.com about the "right to be forgotten" — requests to Google to remove evidence of one's digital footprint from the search engine.
he groups held dueling rallies in Columbia on Saturday a week after the furling of the Confederate battle flag. One side says white culture is under attack; the other says it's promoting black unity.
The Huffington Post announced it won't cover Donald Trump as a political story, despite his surge in the polls. NPR's Rachel Martin talks with New York Times' Jeremy Peters about Trump's popularity.
When the author came out on Nigerian television, his parents were silent. But now he sees changes in their attitude — and in the anti-LGBT attitudes in his homeland as well.
The District of Columbia opened its first semipermanent tiny park. The parklet's creators hope the new space will encourage pedestrians to hang out, while others worry about losing parking spaces.
"There are no words to describe our shock, horror, and grief," said the family of the man authorities say pulled the trigger that killed four Marines and one sailor.
As his Alzheimer's progresses, journalist Greg O'Brien and his wife have decided it's time to leave the home where they raised their three kids. The move is turning up some sweet discoveries.
America's top math students went head-to-head with competitors from more than 100 countries — and they won. "If you can even solve one question," their head coach says, "you're a bit of a genius."
The real-estate tycoon said the Arizona senator was only a war hero because he had been a POW. He also called McCain a "loser" for failing to win the White House in the 2008 election.
The country's supreme religious leader says the deal won't change his country's support for the governments of Syria or Iraq, nor for the "oppressed" Palestinians.
Yanis Varoufakis, who was forced to resign as a condition for concluding a financial rescue deal, says the latest austerity program will "go down in history" as a disaster.
Business lobbyists say Congress has enough time left this year to pass significant legislation. But those plans could get tripped up by debate over Iran and over the budget.
The Navy says that a petty officer shot in Thursday's attack has died. Officials haven't formally identified him, but Petty Officer 2nd Class Randall Smith was the only sailor among the wounded.
Sarah Shourd, who was imprisoned by Iran in 2009, calls the nuclear deal a "win-win." It doesn't demand Americans' release, but she says it makes it less useful for Iran to keep hostages for leverage.
At least 115 people, mostly Shiites, are dead in the truck bomb attack — the worst in a decade. The self-declared Islamic State has reportedly claimed responsibility.