The officers were assigned to an elite anti-gang unit. The police department said the injured officer is out of surgery and is expected to survive. A suspect is in custody, the police chief says.
This week, a "hyena" man was arrested in Malawi for having sex with more than 100 women and girls, some as young as 12. We ask the experts to tell us more about this practice.
The shooting occurred late Thursday in the southeastern part of the city. Police said one suspect was in custody.
The Republican nominee campaigned in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, where he criticized his opponent, Hillary Clinton, and said he would use torture tactics like waterboarding in the fight against ISIS.
Whatever the judgment of polls in the days ahead, the Democratic Party's gathering was an achievement in careful and effective political management.
Because women in Rwanda are supposed to be humble and speak softly. And the team's debating debut was a disaster. Could the teammates harness their inner power?
NPR's politics team has annotated Clinton's speech, providing analysis and context and fact-checking key portions.
Khizr Khan told Democrats to honor his son's sacrifice by voting for Hillary Clinton.
Clinton has addressed Democratic conventions four times, but nothing will compare to tonight as she accepts the party's nomination for president. What do her past speeches tell us?
Watch even a few minutes and you're bound to see some synchronized sign-holding — brightly colored placards with slogans like "Stronger Together" waving in the crowd.
Discontent and skepticism are central to this presidential campaign, says Gov. Jerry Brown, who ran an idealistic, outsider presidential campaign in 1992 but has governed California as a pragmatist.
Lt. Col. Chance Henderson, an orthopedic surgeon serving in Afghanistan, was able to save the leg of a 6-year-old Afghan girl caught in a firefight. She is about to be discharged.
"I have no idea. I can't even hazard a guess to phylum," one scientist says. The curious orb was found and captured during a recent Nautilus expedition near California's Channel Islands.
Health officials put blood donations in South Florida on pause until it's known whether four cases of Zika virus were caused by mosquitoes in the U.S., or until blood donations can be screened.
Prosecutors say information received this week means Ingmar Guandique, who was convicted in 2010, should not face a new trial. Levy was a 24-year-old intern in D.C. when she was murdered in 2001.
Ash Whitaker has filed a federal Title IX lawsuit against his school district. The transgender teen says the Kenosha School District has essentially created a surveillance program to monitor his bathroom usage, with plans to issue green wristbands to help identify transgender students.
Not every liberal voter had been eyeing the upcoming Democratic National Convention with uniform eagerness. NPR's Tovia Smith looks at how Democrats far from the convention floor are viewing the week.
A mysterious fireball seen in the sky over the American West on Wednesday night turned out to be Chinese rocket falling through the atmosphere.
The El Niño weather phenomenon brought weather disasters to people across the globe — hitting those in southern Africa particularly hard — before it waned this spring. Now, that region is bracing for the possible start of El Niño's counterpart: La Niña.
Chelsea Clinton will introduce her mother Thursday night at the Democratic National Convention. And when she does, there will be some obvious parallels to the Republican convention last week, when Ivanka Trump introduced her dad.