Sunday is the first day of a three-week meeting of Catholic bishops to tackle questions of marriage, divorce and homosexuality — issues that go to the heart of what it means to be a Catholic.
Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, announced he will run for speaker of the House, challenging GOP majority leader Kevin McCarthy to become the successor to outgoing Speaker John Boehner.
A hospital was hit while U.S. forces were conducting an airstrike in the Afghan city; the aid group says 22 people were killed. NATO has said that it will conduct an investigation into the attack.
Utah Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz says he's a better choice for the job than Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy.
Authorities lost contact with the El Faro, a 790-foot cargo vessel, after it sent an satellite distress message amid hurricane-force winds and waves in the Bahamas.
The country's president and insurgents have pledged to sign a treaty, ending the Americas' longest-running conflict. But peace relies on small-town mayors, whose campaigns are often founded on favors.
The major hurricane is likely to reach the Atlantic island of Bermuda by about midnight. Meanwhile, it is fueling heavy rain and "catastrophic flooding" in South Carolina.
The recent shooting in Oregon prompted the president to again call for action on gun control. Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal spoke with NPR's Rachel Martin on the uphill battle to pass new legislation.
The community of Roseburg, Ore., struggles to come to terms with the mass shooting that killed nine last week, and police continue to investigate what motivated the shooter.
Cinderella pumpkins just don't cut it for fall decor anymore. Squash and gourds come in all sorts of colors and sizes — and as far as consumers are concerned, the stranger, the better.
Mike Barry discusses how the shooting is reverberating on social media. He also discusses the “shout your abortion” campaign.