U.S. News and National Top Stories NPR coverage of national news, U.S. politics, elections, business, arts, culture, health and science, and technology. Subscribe to the NPR Nation RSS feed.

Influential tech incubator, Y Combinator, has been trying to tackle the problem of sexual harassment among venture capitalists. Gary Waters/Ikon Images/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Gary Waters/Ikon Images/Getty Images

Tech Incubator Faces Challenges Of Tackling Sexual Harassment Among Investors

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/540578895/540652624" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

While the number of Asian-American lawyers and law students increased greatly in recent decades, there are still few Asian-American lawyers in top positions in the legal field. Tawatdchai Muelae/Getty Images/iStockphoto hide caption

toggle caption
Tawatdchai Muelae/Getty Images/iStockphoto

Google CEO Sundar Pichai delivers the keynote address at the Google I/O 2017 Conference at Shoreline Amphitheater on May 17 in Mountain View, Calif. Google's new tool for tracking how online ads connect to in-person sales has been criticized by a privacy watchdog group. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro celebrates the results of Sunday's referendum to elect members of his constituent assembly. For this "fundamental assault on the freedoms of the Venezuelan people," the U.S. Treasury announced sanctions on Maduro on Monday. Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP/Getty Images

Hobby Lobby agreed earlier this month to a forfeiture of smuggled artifacts. Holly Hildreth /Moment Editorial/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Holly Hildreth /Moment Editorial/Getty Images

Israeli Authorities Arrest Antiquities Dealers In Connection With Hobby Lobby Scandal

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/540579261/540755245" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio Found Guilty

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/540652603/540652604" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Tourists Buying Marijuana In Las Vegas Have Nowhere To Smoke It In Las Vegas

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/540652545/540652546" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Power Outage In North Carolina's Outer Banks Continues

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/540652610/540652611" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Sally Yates On Pattern Of Political Interference At Justice Department

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/540652568/540652569" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Joe Arpaio leaves a federal courthouse in Phoenix earlier this month. The former Maricopa County sheriff was found guilty Monday of criminal contempt, a charge that carries a maximum sentence of six months in jail. Angie Wang/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Angie Wang/AP

Campers with Williams syndrome on stage at the Grand Ole Opry performing their original song, "I Love Big," with country artist Chris Young in front of a crowd of thousands. Emily Siner/WPLN hide caption

toggle caption
Emily Siner/WPLN

Country Music And Brain Research Come Together At Nashville Summer Camp

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/540553819/540688710" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript