ISRAEL GOES TO THE POLLS AGAIN

Benjamin Netanyahu has pulled out all the stops in what might be the most significant election in the country's history.

JOURNALIST ANDREA MITCHELL: ASKING TOUGH QUESTIONS IS 'VERY EMPOWERING'

Mitchell, the chief foreign affairs correspondent for NBC News and anchor of her own MSNBC show, looks back on her career in journalism....

 
 
 
Deadly Brain Cancers Act Like 'Vampires' By Hijacking Normal Cells To Grow

DEADLY BRAIN CANCERS ACT LIKE 'VAMPIRES' BY HIJACKING NORMAL CELLS TO GROW

Researchers say certain brain cancers tap electrical signals from healthy cells to fuel their growth. The finding could lead to treatments...

Storm Updates: Imelda Drenches Texas As Humberto Menaces Bermuda

STORM UPDATES: IMELDA DRENCHES TEXAS AS HUMBERTO MENACES BERMUDA

Houston, Galveston and other parts of eastern Texas are warned that isolated rain totals of 20-25 inches are possible through Friday....

 
 
 
Pennsylvania State Senator Arrested On Charges Of Possessing Child Porn

PENNSYLVANIA STATE SENATOR ARRESTED ON CHARGES OF POSSESSING CHILD PORN

Sen. Mike Folmer, 63, was arrested at his home on Tuesday. According to court documents, he told police that he "had been dealing with...

WHAT ROBERT O'BRIEN MAY MEAN FOR NATIONAL SECURITY POLICY AND FOREIGN RELATIONS

David Greene talks with NPR's Greg Myre as well as former national security official Brett McGurk about the White House announcement...

 
 
 

TRUMP ANNOUNCES ROBERT C. O'BRIEN AS NEW NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISER

Robert C. O'Brien replaces John Bolton, who left

TRUMP NAMES ROBERT O'BRIEN, TOP HOSTAGE CZAR, AS NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISER

O'Brien has been working in the State Department as the administration's hostage negotiator. He'll replace former Ambassador John Bolton,...

 
 
 
Democratic Donor Ed Buck Accused Of Running A Drug Den After 3rd Man ODs

DEMOCRATIC DONOR ED BUCK ACCUSED OF RUNNING A DRUG DEN AFTER 3RD MAN ODS

For more than two years, activists say, Buck has avoided being charged with a crime because he is white, wealthy and politically connected....

Democratic Fundraiser Ed Buck Is Arrested After A Third Man ODs In Buck's Apartment

DEMOCRATIC FUNDRAISER ED BUCK IS ARRESTED AFTER A THIRD MAN ODS IN BUCK'S APARTMENT

For more than two years, activists say, Buck has avoided being charged with a crime because he is white, wealthy and politically connected....

 
 
 

TENT COURTS FOR MIGRANT ASYLUM-SEEKERS DESCRIBED AS DISORGANIZED

NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Lisa Koop of the National Immigrant Justice Center about new courtroom facilities in Texas at the U.S.-Mexico...

For Arizona Baseball Fans, A Stadium Bratwurst Meant To 'Blow Their Mind'

FOR ARIZONA BASEBALL FANS, A STADIUM BRATWURST MEANT TO 'BLOW THEIR MIND'

This season, baseball stadium chefs have gotten creative with over-the-top hot dogs and brats. At Phoenix's Chase Field, fans can try...

 
 
 

ISRAEL GOES TO THE POLLS AGAIN

Benjamin Netanyahu has pulled out all the stops in what might be the most significant election in the country's history.

TRUMP ADMINISTRATION TO REVOKE CALIFORNIA'S POWER OVER CAR EMISSIONS

NPR's David Green talks to law professor Jody Freeman, and an ex-Obama staffer, about the expectation that the Trump administration...

 
 
 
The Vaping Illness Outbreak: What We Know So Far

THE VAPING ILLNESS OUTBREAK: WHAT WE KNOW SO FAR

Hundreds of people have been hospitalized with severe lung disease linked to vaping. Public health agencies are investigating what's...

Fed Eyes Another Interest Rate Cut To Prop Up The Slowing Economy

FED EYES ANOTHER INTEREST RATE CUT TO PROP UP THE SLOWING ECONOMY

The Federal Reserve is widely expected to cut interest rates by a quarter percentage point. That could give a lift to the stock market...

 
 
 
Fed Eyes Another Interest Rate Cut To Prop Up The Slowing Economy

FED EYES ANOTHER INTEREST RATE CUT TO PROP UP THE SLOWING ECONOMY

The Federal Reserve is widely expected to cut interest rates by a quarter percentage point. That could give a lift to the stock market...

White House To Revoke Waiver Allowing California To Set Its Own Emissions Standards

WHITE HOUSE TO REVOKE WAIVER ALLOWING CALIFORNIA TO SET ITS OWN EMISSIONS STANDARDS

The end of the state's Obama-era waiver is seen by many as the latest move to undo a years-long push to produce more fuel efficient...

 
 
 

U.S. ABORTION RATE CONTINUES LONG-TERM DECLINE

The rate fell again in the most recent Guttmacher Institute survey, continuing a decline since 1980.

Free Software Pioneer Quits MIT Over His Comments On Epstein Sex Trafficking Case

FREE SOFTWARE PIONEER QUITS MIT OVER HIS COMMENTS ON EPSTEIN SEX TRAFFICKING CASE

"I am doing this due to pressure on MIT and me over a series of misunderstandings and mischaracterizations," Richard Stallman wrote...

 
 
 



Merriam-Webster adds 530 new words from ‘deep state' to ‘dad joke'

Merriam-Webster adds 530 new words from ‘deep state' to ‘dad joke'

The dictionary's editors announced that they have added more than 530 words to its pages in September, as well as 4,000 definitions, etymology and pronunciation revisions. Read more ...

New York, Michigan approve bans on sale of flavored e-cigs

New York, Michigan approve bans on sale of flavored e-cigs

States have responded to severe respiratory problems linked to vaping, implementing bans on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes. Read more ...

President Trump reveals new national security adviser choice

President Trump reveals new national security adviser choice

President Donald Trump announced his new national security adviser choice Wednesday morning. Read more ...

Trump says US is barring California from setting stricter fuel standards

Trump says US is barring California from setting stricter fuel standards

California officials and environmental groups have pledged a legal counter amid the president's announcement. Read more ...

Trump names U.S. hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien as national security adviser

Trump names U.S. hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien as national security adviser

President Donald Trump announced plans to name U.S. hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien to replace John Bolton as his national security adviser. “I am pleased to announce that I... Read more ...

Pennsylvania state senator resigns amid child porn charges

Pennsylvania state senator resigns amid child porn charges

State lawmaker charged after investigators search his home in Lebanon County, Pa. Read more ...

Nick Carter confirms restraining order against younger brother, Aaron Carter

Nick Carter confirms restraining order against younger brother, Aaron Carter

According to Nick Carter, Aaron Carter "harbors thoughts and intentions of killing wife and unborn child." Read more ...

Police: Teen hit by car while walking little sister to bus stop in possible...

Police: Teen hit by car while walking little sister to bus stop in possible road rage incident

A 13-year-old boy was hit by a car during a possible road rage incident while walking his younger sister to the bus stop, according to police in South Carolina. Read more ...

Isaiah Thomas injury update: Wizards guard has thumb surgery, out 6-8 weeks

Isaiah Thomas injury update: Wizards guard has thumb surgery, out 6-8 weeks

The thumb injury, suffered Monday, is the latest setback for Thomas, who has been bothered by hip issues for the past several seasons. Read more ...

Democratic Donor Ed Buck Accused Of Running A Drug Den After 3rd Man ODs

Democratic Donor Ed Buck Accused Of Running A Drug Den After 3rd Man ODs

For more than two years, activists say, Buck has avoided being charged with a crime because he is white, wealthy and politically connected. (Image credit: Ann Johansson/Corbis... Read more ...