Members of the United Methodist Church are deeply divided about homosexuality. Rev. Karen Oliveto’s election puts the church in a “place where we have never been,” said one bishop.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his government appeared to regain control Saturday after rebellious troops occupied parts of the capital, Ankara, and Istanbul, the largest city.
The clashes between forces loyal to the country’s president and vice president have reportedly killed more than 150 people and are raising concerns about a renewed civil war.
Defense forces from the U.S. and South Korea will soon deploy an advanced missile defense system to counter threats from the North.
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders applauded much of the Democrats’ draft platform, but stressed his concerns that it does not flatly oppose the TPP trade deal, which Sanders wrote “threatens our democracy.”
Between Jan. 20, 2009, and the end of 2015, the White House says, the U.S. carried out 473 airstrikes in places that weren’t in “areas of active hostilities” — such as Iraq or Afghanistan.
Obama’s Years is a two-part radio documentary that explores how life has changed for Americans over the last eight years. In the first hour, NPR’s Steve Inskeep travels the country to places in which President Obama delivered key speeches, and checks in with Americans living in those places to ask about their perspectives on the…
If the Two Spirit Pride reception affirmed safety and acceptance, Orlando violently asserted an opposite claim: that being gay in America is still dangerous.
A group of attackers detonated a car bomb and then rushed into a hotel in the heart of Mogadishu, taking hostages. Security forces say they have now taken control of the scene.
The U.K.’s dramatic decision to leave the European Union has set off a mutiny within the opposition party against leader Jeremy Corbyn. At least 12 ministers have resigned from the shadow cabinet.