News: U.S. and World News Headlines NPR news, audio, and podcasts. Coverage of breaking stories, national and world news, politics, business, science, technology, and extended coverage of major national and world events.

Tom Lever and Aaliyah Jones, both of Charlottesville, Va., put up a sign that reads "Heather Heyer Park" at the base of the Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee monument in Emancipation Park on Tuesday, in Charlottesville, Va. Julia Rendleman/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Julia Rendleman/AP

An analysis by the Congressional Budget Office released Tuesday found that ending cost-sharing reduction payments to insurers, a move that President Trump is contemplating, would raise the deficit by $194 billion over 10 years. Melina Mara/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Melina Mara/The Washington Post/Getty Images

CBO Predicts Rise In Deficit If Trump Cuts Payments To Insurance Companies

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/543714171/543733077" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

President Trump speaks during a meeting with manufacturing executives at the White House in February, including Merck's Kenneth Frazier (center) and Ford's Mark Fields. Frazier has resigned from the president's manufacturing council. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Evan Vucci/AP

CEOs' Dilemma: Supporting Trump's Agenda, Opposing His Behavior

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/543722385/543730339" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

The Department of Justice has issued a warrant for a web hosting company to turn over all records related to the website of #DisruptJ20, a group that organized actions to disrupt President Trump's inauguration in January. Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images

In December, a Texas A&M student signs a message board ahead of an "Aggies United" event in response to a speech by white separatist Richard Spencer. Spencer was scheduled to return to the school for a "White Lives Matter" rally on Sept. 11. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption

toggle caption
David J. Phillip/AP

President Trump, seen here boarding Air Force One on Monday, has new criticism for business leaders who are leaving his manufacturing council. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP

Applebee's recently announced it will close more than 130 restaurants by the end of the year, after rebranding efforts failed to attract millennials. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Scott Olson/Getty Images

Applebee's Gives Up On Millennials After Failed Rebranding Efforts

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/543707953/543730321" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Grizzly bear cubs follow their mother in British Columbia, Canada, in 2014. The province has banned trophy hunting of grizzlies beginning at the end of November. Mick Thompson hide caption

toggle caption
Mick Thompson

Grace Mugabe — Zimbabwe's first lady, speaking at a rally earlier this summer — had been scheduled to appear in court in South Africa. Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP

Protesters hold signs and chant at a rally for DACA in Washington, D.C. LA Johnson/NPR hide caption

toggle caption
LA Johnson/NPR

Five Years In, What's Next For DACA?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/543643821/543730345" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

107-year-old Mirza Naseem Changezi (left) sits with his son Khalid Changezi, 61, at their home in the Old City of New Delhi. Changezi is reputed to be the Old City's oldest resident and says there was never any question of leaving India for Pakistan. The Changezis trace their roots back 23 generations. Furkan Latif Khan/NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Furkan Latif Khan/NPR

For India's Oldest Citizens, Independence Day Spurs Memories Of A Painful Partition

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/543497914/543643982" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Thieves made off with a refrigerated trailer packed with Nutella, Kinder Surprise eggs and other treats in Neustadt, Germany. Allison Hare/Flickr hide caption

toggle caption
Allison Hare/Flickr

As the date for North Korea's missile launch toward Guam approached, protesters held a peace rally in Hagatna, Guam. On Tuesday, North Korea's regime opted not to launch missiles toward the U.S. territory. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images, hide caption

toggle caption
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images,

Residents pass a damaged building as they walk through floodwaters on the outskirts of Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown, on Monday. Saidu Bah /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Saidu Bah /AFP/Getty Images

Neo-Nazis and white supremacists who participated in the protests in Charlottesville, Va., are being identified online — and the family of one man says they no longer have anything to do with him. Zach D Roberts/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Zach D Roberts/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Arthritis is a joint disease that can cause cartilage destruction and erosion of the bone, as well as tendon inflammation and rupture. Affected areas are highlighted in red in this enhanced X-ray. Philippe Sellem/Paul Demri/ Voisin/Science Source hide caption

toggle caption
Philippe Sellem/Paul Demri/ Voisin/Science Source

6,000-Year-Old Knee Joints Suggest Osteoarthritis Isn't Just Wear And Tear

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/543402095/543583554" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Arabic signs have replaced Turkish ones in Istanbul's Fatih neighborhood, where many Syrian refugees have settled. Turkey has absorbed some 3 million Syrian refugees since the Syrian war began. Lauren Frayer/NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Lauren Frayer/NPR

For Syrian Refugees In Turkey, A Long Road To Regular Employment

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/543471407/543494842" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

The booking and release center at the Orange County Jail in Florida, where juveniles who are charged as adults await trials in criminal court. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Mark Wilson/Getty Images

The wind direction from the fire in western Greenland has largely blown smoke toward the island's ice sheet and away from communities. Pierre Markuse/Flicker hide caption

toggle caption
Pierre Markuse/Flicker

Greenland Is Still Burning, But The Smoke May Be The Real Problem

Audio for this story is unavailable.