If you're looking to give a book to a friend or family member this holiday, NPR Books editor Petra Mayer shares her picks.
This week in the Senate, Majority Leader Harry Reid may use the so-called “nuclear option” to push through stalled presidential nominations.
The option would allow Reid to end filibusters of executive branch nominees with only a majority — 51 votes — rather than 60.
NPR’s Charlie Mahtesian explains what that could mean for the future of filibusters and the minority party.
Experts share a range of perspectives on how to combat the Islamic State militant group, and the role the U.S. should play.