As a young Marine corporal, Williams went ahead of his unit during the Battle of Iwo Jima in the Pacific Ocean in February 1945 and eliminated a series of Japanese machine gun positions.
Lev Parnas, an associate of Rudy Giuliani who was a figure in President Donald Trump's first impeachment investigation, was sentenced Wednesday for fraud and campaign finance crimes.
The Federal Trade Commission says Walmart didn't properly train its employees and used procedures that allowed fraudsters to cash out at its stores, stealing hundreds of millions of dollars.
Pakistanis weigh in on the new Disney+ show, which features the story of Kamala Khan, a Pakistani American teen who discovers her superpowers in her grandmother's bangle.
Conservatives long understood that the courts were key to reversing Roe v. Wade. By contrast, progressives found defending abortion rights an increasingly difficult challenge.
The trapped people were found after a worker heard someone crying for help. Two experts — one a former Homeland Security Investigations agent — tell NPR how it happened.
As many Americans continue to struggle financially because of inflation, we set out to clear the air on some common claims about what's going on.
Maria Ressa, the first Filipino Nobel Peace Prize recipient, says the government is closing Rappler, which gained notoriety for its reporting of President Duterte's bloody crackdown on illegal drugs.
Nearly 90 elected prosecutors from both blue and red states pledged not to prosecute those who seek or provide abortions. One Texas DA says that's because their jobs are about keeping people safe.
The Nebraska native was a star quarterback for Omaha University before the Denver Broncos drafted him as a cornerback in the 14th round in 1968. He wasn't allowed to compete for the QB job in 1969.
Montana's Blackfeet Nation is experimenting with a new way to detect chronic wasting disease in animals and toxic substances in plants used by tribal members for food and cultural practices.
The head of the church in San Francisco has said the House Speaker can't receive the sacrament there because of her abortion rights support, but Pope Francis has avoided politicizing the Eucharist.
The legal and logistical obstacles young people face in accessing reproductive health care became more complicated with the overturning of Roe v. Wade, experts say.