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Emmett Till's Cousin On Reopening Of Case: 'An Opportunity For The Truth To Be Told'


Deborah Watts, a cousin of Emmett Till, talks with NPR's Michel Martin about the reopening of Till's murder investigation and the potential justice and healing it could bring to his relatives.

U.S.-Russia Summits, From Gravely Serious To Absurdly Comical


U.S.-Russia summits have ignited, and defused, global crises. There was also the time the U.S. Secret Service found Boris Yeltsin in his underwear and slurring his words, desperate for a pizza.

Trump Says He Sees The European Union As A 'Foe' Of US


President Trump told CBS that he has "low expectations" ahead of a summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin, and added, "I think the European Union is a foe, what they do to us in trade."

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Nation | Election

The Russia Investigations: 6 Key Insights From The Cyberspy Indictment

This week the Justice Department unveiled another information-packed indictment from the special counsel's Robert Mueller office that reveals much about the Russian attack on the 2016 election.

Business | Technology | Nation | Election

Tech Workers Demand CEOs Stop Doing Business With ICE, Other U.S. Agencies

Workers from Salesforce, Microsoft and other firms have been putting pressure on the companies, arguing that they support immoral policies through their ties to the federal government.

World | Nation | Election

FACT CHECK: Trump's Claims On NATO Spending

President Trump bitterly criticizes many NATO member countries for not spending more on defense and says they owe the U.S. "massive amounts of money." The reality is more complicated.

Nation | Health | World

The Heart And Soul Of Armenia Lives In A Slab Of Wood

For Vahagn Amiryan, the act of carving wood is a way to bring the country's ancient traditions into the modern era.

Nation | Health

McDonald's Pulls Salads From 3,000 Locations After Dozens Sickened By Parasite

McDonald's said it's pulling salads from about 3,000 locations in 14 states, primarily in the Midwest. Dozens have been sickened with cyclosporiasis, which is caused by the parasite Cyclospora.

Education | Nation

Vouchers In Puerto Rico; Secret Service Guides Schools; Special Education And Race

A judge rules private school vouchers are against Puerto Rico's constitution; the Secret Service releases a plan to help prevent school shootings; and the Department of Education faces another suit.

Nation | Election

Justice Department Charges Russian Cyberspies With Attack On 2016 Election

The Justice Department announced Friday that a new indictment had been unsealed against 12 Russians connected to hacking of Democratic Party and other targets.

Nation | Election

Maryland Investigates Russian National's Links To State Elections Software

A Russian investor purchased a company that runs portions of Maryland's voter registration software systems in 2015. State officials did not know until the FBI informed them this week.


Alabama Governor Bans Sheriffs From Taking Funds Meant For Prisoners' Meals

Gov. Kay Ivey is moving to stop the practice, which has enabled sheriffs to pocket leftover money.

Arts | Nation

Amid Backlash, Scarlett Johansson Drops Transgender Role

"In light of recent ethical questions raised surrounding my casting as Dante Tex Gill, I have decided to respectfully withdraw my participation in the project," Johansson said in a statement Friday.