starting kindergarten later could boost kids' grades and improve their odds of attending a top college. being the youngest kid in class can hurt their academic performance.
for years, major charities have been holding fundraisers at mar-a-lago, the palm beach resort owned by president trump. now, in the wake of his comments on charlottesville, many are turning away.
"we don't feel we have to represent any group – including white supremacists – seeking to demonstrate with firearms," said the organization, which has long defended groups unpopular with its members.
business leaders have resigned from trump's council over his response to charlottesville. but evangelical leaders say they see their role differently.
derek jeter had a spectacular career playing shortstop for the new york yankees, during which he managed to avoid scandal and embarrassment and kept his private life tastefully private. so, what might all that brilliance as a player mean for him
when the university of louisville took down a monument to confederate soldiers from the civil war, a nearby kentucky town welcomed the statue — and residents still like that it's there.
president trump's national security team has been trying — and failing — for months to come up with a new plan for afghanistan. on friday, they will meet again at camp david to plot a way forward in the longest war in u.s. history. defense secre
npr's kelly mcevers speaks with joshua green, author of the devil's bargain: steve bannon, donald trump, and the storming of the presidency and senior national correspondent for bloomberg businessweek about reports that steve bannon is leaving t
npr's kelly mcevers talks with author jess walter about the significance today of the 1992 deadly standoff between right-wing fundamentalists and the federal government at ruby ridge in idaho.
npr has been checking in with the republican gov. asa hutchinson of arkansas since primary season. following backlash over president trump's comments following white nationalist protests in charlottesville, va., npr's robert siegel checks in wit
npr's audie cornish talks to barbara perry, a presidential historian at the university of virginia, about how presidents have exercised moral leadership in critical moments.
throughout human history, solar eclipses have been seen as having great religious significance, often as omens or signs of divine warning or punishment. major and minor religions alike have their own understandings.
npr's kelly mcevers speaks with republican sen. james lankford of oklahoma about steve bannon's departure from the white house.
two virginia state police officers died in a helicopter crash after the charlottesville, va., protests on saturday. today a funeral was held in richmond for trooper-pilot berke m. m. bates. pilot lt. h. jay cullen will be remembered tomorrow.
the domestic phase of ice's controversial human smuggling disruption initiative concluded on friday, the agency told npr.
the july murder of photographer ed french, is raising questions and concerns about a pretrial risk assessment computer tool used by a growing number of county and city courts.
earlier this week, president trump offered only half-hearted support for the man considered instrumental in getting him to the oval office.
"you can't wash this one away by shaking my hand and saying i'm sorry," susan bro told good morning america. her daughter heather heyer was killed as she was protesting against white supremacists.
confederate statues and monuments are coming down all over the country.
the infamous 1857 decision upheld slavery and declared that blacks were not citizens. maryland's state house trust voted wednesday to remove the statue from its grounds, where it stood for 145 years.