The European Union has recommended that Americans be allowed to travel freely throughout the bloc. But each member country sets its own rules for entry.
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has voted to move forward with a process that could call into question the eligibility of politicians like President Joe Biden to receive Communion.
The president says the U.S. will respond if it keeps getting hit with cyberattacks linked to Russia. But Putin has shown little interest in combatting cyber crimes called ransomware-as-a-service.
"Every day, you can see an increase in the Taliban's presence," an Afghan who worked with the U.S. tells NPR. "What am I going to do after September? ... Am I going to even be alive by December?"
Dog and cat adoptions climbed in 2020. Pets have been constant companions — easing our grief and fears. Now it's our turn to ease dogs' separation anxiety, as we head back out into the world.
Researchers know how to curb the risks of overdose and disease among drug users, but policymakers are reluctant to allow public health measures that include needle exchanges and access to safer drugs.
With virus restrictions loosened, business owners across the Gulf Coast had been anticipating an influx of tourism after a year of lost revenue. But those hopes have been dimmed by the storm.
Singh's family said he died of complications from COVID-19. His wife, Nirmal Kuar, had died of the virus just days earlier.
In initial results, Raisi won 17.8 million votes to Revolutionary Guard commander Mohsen Rezaei's 3.3 million and the moderate former Central Bank chief Abdolnasser Hemmati's 2.4 million.
In response to a motion filed by NPR and other media organizations, the Justice Department released new videos which prosecutors say show assaults on police officers at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.
Day off? Extra pay? Or business as usual? Federal workers usually get holidays off, but the short notice on Juneteenth has created some exceptions. And companies aren't required to observe holidays.
Catherine Serou, a U.S. citizen studying in Russia, has been missing since she got into a car with a stranger earlier this week.
Oregon's bold move to decriminalize small amounts of all hard drugs and expand treatment is now meeting the reality of implementation as the treatment community is divided over the way forward.
Vice President Kamala Harris was in Atlanta on Friday, June 18, 2021, encouraging people to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
Human rights advocates are calling on Saudi Arabia to halt the executions of people sentenced to death for crimes allegedly committed as minors.