President Obama says the U.S. will allow 30 percent more refugees into the country next year, underlining a promise he made last year. This comes ahead of a gathering of world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly next week that will focus on the global refugee crisis.
Voters across the country will weigh in on more than 70 ballot measures this fall — the most in a decade. NPR takes a look at how ballot measures can become political chess pieces for outside interests from the view of Maine and Colorado.
On Wednesday in Washington D.C., Carla Hayden became the first woman and the first African-American to be sworn in as the Librarian of Congress. She's facing a huge change in how we interact with information.
The Atlantic Coast Conference decided to pull many post-season tournaments out of North Carolina this season due to a controversial state law. This move follows the NCAA decision to remove college championship games out of the state.