To increase the number of organ donors in the U.S., psychologists have advocated for changes to how we ask people to donate. In California, officials tried something new — but it may have backfired.
In Moscow, the armored personnel carrier can be rented to take couples to the registrar's office --or just out to dinner.
President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov has unveiled a seven-story monument to himself. His likeness on a horse is cast in bronze and covered in 24-carat gold leaf.
The largest consumer recall in American history is underway. Nearly 34 million American drivers are supposed to be replacing their air bags. But, most drivers have been lackadaisical about responding to auto recalls in the past.
Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders is on his first campaign trip since announcing his presidential bid in Washington, D.C. He kicks off in Burlington, Vermont, before going to neighboring New Hampshire. Sanders drags way behind Hillary Clinton in the polls, but his supporters say this is the guy who comes from behind and surprises you.
Swiss authorities in Zurich have arrested six FIFA officials suspected of both receiving and paying bribes. David Greene talks to Matt Apuzzo of "The New York Times." The paper says U.S. prosecutors will unseal indictments on Wednesday of senior FIFA officials charged with corruption.
One of the areas hardest hit by the flooding in Texas was the hill country town of Wimberly. Mayor Steve Thurber explains how his residents are coping in the aftermath.
Ramzan Kadyrov says he will soon star in a Hollywood-style action movie. At the same time, an opposition group released a movie detailing his alleged human rights violations.
John Malone, the man behind the proposed $55 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable by smaller Charter Communications, controls some of the best known media and entertainment properties in the country.
The Justice Department reached a consent decree with Cleveland over the practices of its police department. The agreement lays out specific rules on when an officer can and cannot use deadly force.
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi won a historic election last year promising "better days are coming." He has now completed a year in office. We take stock of his achievements, or lack thereof.
In conservative Alabama, legislative leaders propose bills to open up gambling and start a state lottery as a way to shore-up sagging state coffers. The governor, instead, proposes higher taxes.
Mary Ellen Mark's work appeared in such publications as Life and Vanity Fair. Her photo essay on runaway children in Seattle became the basis of Streetwise, an Academy Award-nominated film.
As part of the Future Library project, Margaret Atwood's Scribbler Moon will not be read until 2114. Trees, that will be made into paper for that text, were planted last year in Norway.
As the storms lumber eastward, they broke extreme weather records in northern Mexico, Texas and Oklahoma. Dozens of people have been killed in flooding, tornadoes or are missing.
For the first time in a White House race, the candidates will need a game plan for cyber policy for Day 1 in the Oval Office and will have some tough choices to make.
Tennis players Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic both have the potential to win Grand Slams, one of the rarest achievements in sports. But it's not an easy feat.
The problem has gotten so bad that some doctors are pondering a "post-antibiotic world." The World Health Organization says countries need to boost surveillance for resistance and develop new drugs.
The deal comes after federal regulators killed the proposed merger between Time Warner and Comcast. NPR's Renee Montagne speaks with correspondent Jim Zarroli for more details on the proposed deal.
In London, Manchester and other British cities, those strolling and biking along urban canals have to make way for ducks. White lines mark the new lanes with sprayed on silhouettes of ducks.