A city official told NPR that Dickinson is simply following a recently passed state law: "The city has nothing to do with it." But the representative who authored the law said it's being misapplied.
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Conrad James, an activist who was contacted by the website BlackMattersUS and asked to organize a protest. Turns out, Russian social media trolls ran BlackMattersUS.
A Russian business magazine says it has uncovered details of "trolls" based in St. Petersburg used social media to try to spread discontent and disinformation during the 2016 U.S. election.
The military has some 20 missions across the continent. Most are not combat operations. But the deaths of four soldiers in Niger illustrate the dangers as U.S. troops venture into the field.
Yuriko Koike, the best known woman in Japanese politics, started a new party ahead of Sunday's snap election for parliament. But it's having trouble distinguishing itself from the ruling party.
An early goal was to eradicate the disease by the year 2000. Where do we now stand — and what obstacles remain?
Steve Inskeep talks to Iran's ambassador to the U.N. Gholamali Khoshroo, who says the nuclear deal his country signed cannot be renegotiated, despite President Trump's call for changes.
Researchers looked at the combined effects of air, water and soil pollution on global health to come up with an annual toll.
Just two Afghan soldiers at a base in Afghanistan's Kandahar province were left uninjured. At least 43 were killed. This week, more than 120 people were killed by the militant group.
When Ardern was elected Labour leader just 12 weeks ago, her party's polling numbers surged so rapidly it was dubbed "Jacindamania." She'll be the country's youngest prime minister in 150 years.
Anthony Janetos, director of the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, tells us that “cities can do a lot, but they can’t do everything” when it comes to climate change issues.
Boston was held up as an example for leaders of both American and Chinese cities attending the summit.