Lead pipes like this one still bring water into many U.S. homes.
June 24, 2016 Flint, Mich., brought the risk of lead pipes to many people's attention, but the problems go further. Find out if lead pipes could be affecting your drinking water.
August 19, 2015 Ten years after the hurricane, the New Orleans area has returned to the same slow, stable population growth that existed before the storm.
Police in riot gear stand around an armored vehicle as smoke fills the streets of Ferguson, Mo., in November 2014.
May 21, 2015 An NPR analysis of equipment given to police agencies by the Pentagon since 2006 — 84,258 assault rifles, 951 armored vehicles, for example — found a vast majority of it would fall outside the ban.
The Book Concierge: Find your next read with NPR's 2014 book guide >>
December 3, 2014 NPR staff and critics selected some 250 standout titles. Now it's up to you: Choose your own adventure! Use our tags to filter books and find the perfect read for yourself or someone else.
September 2, 2014 A database of every item the Pentagon has sent to local, state and federal authorities since 2006 sheds light on the massive scope, and evolution, of the 1033 program.