If you're looking to give a book to a friend or family member this holiday, NPR Books editor Petra Mayer shares her picks.
Fresh off a two week break, lawmakers are taking advantage of Tuesday’s tax deadline to hold dueling votes this week on tax plans.
President Obama wants to raise the tax rate for millionaires and Republicans want to cut taxes for businesses.
Lawmakers will also hold four congressional hearings into lavish conference spending by the General Services Administration, which has become the latest symbol of wasteful Washington spending.
And California Republican Darrell Issa wants to know if more than 11 Secret Service agents were involved in soliciting prostitutes in Colombia before the President’s weekend summit there.
Experts share a range of perspectives on how to combat the Islamic State militant group, and the role the U.S. should play.