March 13, 2014 | NPR · Democrats and Republicans generally agree that Congress needs to approve an aid package quickly. But it's proven harder than expected for everyone to agree on what should be in that aid package.
March 13, 2014 | NPR · Colorado's Senate race is heating up with the entry of a well-regarded Republican challenger. Colorado is also the model for Democratic voter mobilization efforts in battleground states nationwide.
March 12, 2014 | NPR · President Obama is asking the Labor Department to begin a rule-making process to expand the number of workers who are eligible for overtime pay. It's part of his effort to address income inequality.
March 12, 2014 | NPR · Taxpayers are footing the bill for the upkeep of 77,000 empty or underutilized federally owned buildings. And a faulty database means the government doesn't know just how many properties it owns.
March 12, 2014 | NPR · The missing airliner's passenger list was published in China with one name missing: Memetjan Abdullah, an ethnic Uighur artist. Fears of Uighur separatism are simmering after a recent terrorist act.
March 8, 2014 | NPR · EU countries are threatening punitive economic measures against Russia for its involvement in Crimea, but longstanding ties between Russia and the EU could make sanctions a double-edged sword.
Mar 7, 2013 — In a new memoir, the Major League Baseball catcher opens up about getting drafted in the 62nd round, his feud with Roger Clemens and what it's like to go into retirement. Leaving the game, he says, was "like a small death."