As the crisis in Puerto Rico continues, thousands of residents have left the island and many others are trying to depart. But leaving hasn't been easy as flights have been diverted for relief work or canceled all together.
If you're walking across a street in Honolulu, you'll want to put your phone away. A new law went into effect today making it illegal for a pedestrian to be looking at a screen while crossing the street.
Weeks after four U.S. soldiers were killed in Niger, details about the ambush have been slow to emerge. NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with the brother of one of the soldiers about what happened and how the Pentagon is handling the aftermath.
China's most powerful leader in years began a second term today, renewing the Chinese communist party's ambition to lead the nation to wealth, power and modernity by mid-century. But when Chinese President Xi Jinping unveiled the party's new leadership lineup this morning, one person was missing: a potential successor to Xi.
Game 2 of the World Series is tonight in Los Angeles as the Dodgers take on the Houston Astros. The Dodgers won Game 1 on strong pitching and a homerun from Justin Turner, who is enjoying his time in the limelight.
NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with political consultant Doug Cole, of High Ground, about how Sen. Flake's announcement is dramatically changing the political landscape in Arizona. He says it's having a cascading effect as Arizona lawmakers, who would never consider running against Flake, weigh getting into the primary race.