"The move has created bad blood between Netanyahu and Obama, and relations between the two countries have suffered," NPR's Jackie Northam reports.
There are two narratives about Mohammed Emwazi's past that attempt to explain how he went from a well-to-do background to being internationally notorious.
From civil rights to immigration and health issues such as Alzheimer's and ALS, advocacy was a big part of last night's show. Here's what people are saying about it Monday.
When NPR correspondents report about that group, they try to make it clear that it is not a "state" in the standard sense of that word. This month's "Word Matters" conversation explains why.
Looking to take back a city with strategic and symbolic value, the Iraqi military is preparing to launch an offensive against the self-proclaimed Islamic State, a U.S. military official says.
Brown took over after John Kitzhaber, Oregon's only four-term governor, stepped down amid scandal. Brown said all of that ends today.
Iran's leaders sounded a positive note about the possibility of a deal on Iran's nuclear program. Still, a final agreement is considered uncertain at best.
The new Authorization for the Use of Military Force, or AUMF as it's known, would replace the 2001 authorization that was provided to President Bush in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
A man shot his mentally ill son in the chest because he says he was “demon possessed” and trying to burn down the house. A disturbing 911 call details the attack. The Gaston Gazette reports that the incident happened in Gaston County, North Carolina following what 78-year-old Ralph George Wilson called a demonic possession. Show More Summary
"Clearly what we see is that conditions in eastern Ukraine have to change," NATO Commander Gen. Philip Breedlove tells NPR's Renee Montagne.
The TransAsia plane crash that went down without warning into a Taiwanese river Wednesday killed a confirmed 31 of its 58 passengers, including the pilot and co-pilot, reports local Taiwanese news agency CNA via CNN. The crash injured...Show More Summary
In an interview with NPR, Carson said science has proven the efficacy of vaccines so "why would you even think about not doing it."
The president's $3.99 trillion proposal, released Monday, calls for more spending on domestic programs, infrastructure and defense — and includes tax hikes the new Congress is unlikely to approve.
Physicist Charles Townes died Tuesday. He was a key inventor of the laser and won the Nobel Prize for his discovery in 1964. But his career didn't end there.
MOUNT PLEASANT, SC – Police have charged 16-year-old Matthew Fischer with murder after fatally stabbing 17-year-old Lucas Cavanaugh during an argument over a picture the victim sent to Fischer’s girlfriend. The stabbing happened on Sunday after Fischer became angry over some Snapchat messages that Cavanaugh sent to Fischer’s girlfriend. Show More Summary
The shortstop known as "Mr. Cub," who began his career in the Negro leagues, hit 512 home runs in his 19 seasons with the team and remained a cherished figure to the team and its fans. He was 83.
There is bipartisan support for sanctions — and a veto threat from the president. His chief of staff, Denis McDonough, says the White House would consider congressional action "later in the year."
Yesterday, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) appeared on Sean Hannity's radio program to talk about "Islamophobia" in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo massacre. According to the transcript by the National Journal's Emma Roller, Paul said "I haven't...Show More Summary
Thursday was a national day of mourning in France, even as a force some 88,000-strong provided sought two men suspected of killing 12 people at a satirical magazine's office in Paris.
A handful of Alabama police in Pelham are in trouble over an audio recording made of them mocking special needs children at a local learning center. It’s the reason why Dustin Chandler, a Pelham police officer, says he just turned in his resignation. Show More Summary