Lead Stories

Politics
3:31 pm
Tue May 5, 2015

Mike Huckabee Announces Bid For Republican Presidential Nomination

Copyright 2015 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

Politics
3:31 pm
Tue May 5, 2015

Obama To Nominate Gen. Joseph Dunford As Joint Chiefs Chairman

Copyright 2015 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

Sports
3:31 pm
Tue May 5, 2015

St. Louis Rams Consider Move To Los Angeles

Copyright 2015 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

Parallels
3:31 pm
Tue May 5, 2015

It's No Joke: Venezuela Cracks Down On Comedians

Venezuelan comedian Laureano Marquez performs a stand-up routine at a theater in Caracas last year. Marquez says the government is now cracking down on comedians who make jokes about the government and the country's economic problems.
Christian Veron Reuters/Landov

Read more
It's All Politics
3:31 pm
Tue May 5, 2015

Obama Laces Up To Tout Asian Trade Deal At Nike

President Barack Obama walks away from Marine One in his Nikes on Sunday. He heads to Nike Headquarters later this week.
Carolyn Kaster AP

President Obama says he wants consumers around the world buying more products stamped, "Made in the U.S.A."

That's one reason he's pushing a controversial Asian trade deal known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

Obama has chosen a curious setting to make his pitch for the trade agreement this week. He'll be speaking Friday at the Beaverton, Ore. headquarters of the Nike Corporation.

Read more

Pages