The former military commander of the Bosnian Serbs has been sentenced to life imprisonment by an international court. This comes after he was found guilty of committing genocide and war crimes during a conflict in the former Yugoslavia in the 1990s.
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Bosnian journalist Nidzara Ahmetasevic about the conviction of Ratko Mladic for war crimes and committing genocide during a conflict in the former Yugoslavia in the 1990s.
Tomorrow a holiday tradition — Thanksgiving and the NFL. Fans have three different games they can devour, but TV ratings are down as controversy has dogged America's number one spectator sport. Is the future of the NFL at risk?
Stephen Henderson is Editorial Page Editor of the Detroit Free Press. The paper published an editorial on Wednesday calling for Democratic Rep. John Conyers of Detroit, to resign over allegations of sexual misconduct and using public money to settle harassment claims. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to Henderson about Conyers' legacy and how his constituents are reacting to calls for his resignation.
Zimbabwe's new leader Emmerson Mnangagwa arrived back in the country and addressed the people about how he'll replace longtime ruler Robert Mugabe. Mnangagwa returned from a self-imposed exile after Mugabe fired him from his vice president role.
Hundreds of jobs remain unfilled in the Trump administration, and many are being held by temporary appointees. But a federal law limits how long those temps can serve, and many are bumping up against the end of their terms.
Family dynamics during Thanksgiving can be hard to navigate when political opinions collide. Advice columnist Heather Havrilesky shares her tips for how to avoid, diffuse, or otherwise deal with blow-ups during the holidays.
NPR's Elise Hu talks to former Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler about what the FCC decision to end so-called net neutrality means and what it will mean to consumers of internet streaming.
Stores are bringing back doorbuster deals that are available in-store only — a gambit to get more people physically shopping on the Thanksgiving weekend. One of the best discounts this year is 4K televisions.
A former U.S. Olympic gymnastics team doctor pleaded guilty today to child sexual abuse. Larry Nassar admitted to abusing young girls under the guise of medical treatment. It was a surreal, emotional moment – especially for survivors who say they reported the abuse years ago.
On Sunday, a U.S. Marine stationed in Okinawa, Japan, drunkenly crashed his truck into another vehicle, killing the driver. NPR's Elise Hu talks with Anna Fifield, Tokyo Bureau Chief for The Washington Post about what the incident means for the American military presence in Okinawa.