In her new novel, In the Country of Others, Leila Slimani explores what it means to be an outsider. Her characters fight to establish their own identities while their country, Morocco, does the same.
According to the AP, voters have decided not to recall California Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom. He will remain the leader of the country's most populous state until at least 2023.
California homes are burning. Why are they still increasing in value in regions prone to fire?
The current divisions in the Democratic Party and its ideological shift can be explained, in part, by tracking how the word "progressive" became the chosen label for so many on the left.
After the attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, the word "terrorism" was everywhere. It's a powerful term that's had lasting implications for communities around the world.
Simultaneous disasters, like the wildfires in California and Hurricane Ida this week, are happening more often as the planet heats up. Emergency managers are preparing for that future.
Presidents' reactions have consistently combined outrage with promises of revenge. The language is remarkably similar. But there has been far less consistency in the delivery of actual retaliation.
A regional Islamic State affiliate is a major rival to the Taliban in Afghanistan. The U.S. says ISIS-K has long planned attacks on its personnel in the country.
The resurgent coronavirus and the chaotic withdrawal from Afghanistan have likely made an already-difficult path for President Biden's big-spending legislative agenda even tougher.
Afghanistan's fall and the Taliban's resurgence have raised fears that if President Biden releases additional Guantánamo prisoners, they may join the militant group or return to the battlefield.
Texas grew more than any other state in the last decade. Tasked with adding two congressional districts, some political watchers say redistricting could be a "blood bath" between the state parties.
Host Scott Simon shares the reaction of Zalmai Yawar, an Afghan who first served as a translator for NPR 20 years ago, to the country's return to Taliban control. Yawar now lives in the U.S.
The U.S. military spent years training Afghan soldiers to fight insurgents. Yet in a matter of days, the Afghan National Army collapsed, and the Taliban captured the country. What went wrong?
The regulator is taking another swing at Facebook after a judge tossed out its initial effort in June. It accused the social media giant of illegally maintaining a monopoly.
Bob Mondello reflects on the portrayal and the despair of Afghanistan's story, as shown on film for decades — in The Man Who Would Be King, Rambo III, Charlie Wilson's War, Zero Dark Thirty and more.