Artifacts from the Titanic go on auction on Wednesday.
Pope Francis has called on all of Europe's Catholics to take in refugees. But in Hungary, church leaders have been hesitant. And Hungary's churches are conspicuously absent from relief efforts.
Former Al Jazeera journalist Mohammed Fahmy talks about the nearly two years he spent imprisoned in Egypt. He received a presidential pardon last week.
Activists say the government has stepped up prosecutions for alleged morality offenses. Hundreds of gay and transgender people have been targeted, and now the campaign has moved on to dancers.
Pope Francis has called on all of Europe's Catholics to take in refugees. But in Hungary, church leaders have been hesitant. And Catholic churches are conspicuously absent from relief efforts.
In Egypt, human rights activists say the government has stepped up prosecutions for alleged morality offenses. Hundreds of gay and transgender people have been targeted by the State over the past two years. And now it has moved on to belly dancers.
For the first time, scientists have discovered a way to identify the colors of extinct animals, including dinosaurs, through studying their fossils.
Be wary of Russia's role in Syria, the opposition figure warns. He's working the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly, pushing for more help for Syria's rebels and civilians.
Kunduz is a trading hub that rival groups have often fought over, and which is often beyond the control of the government in Kabul. Lola Cecchinel, an analyst for ATR Consulting, explains its history.
Catherine Coulson, who played the "log lady" in the TV series Twin Peaks, died on Monday at 71. With her odd attachment to a piece of ponderosa pine, she was something of a pop culture hero.
Host Renee Montagne talks with Washington Post reporter Joby Warrick about his new book, "Black Flags," on the origins of the Islamic State.
Politicians and the press are trying to read the tea leaves on Joe Biden's future. But right now, only the vice president knows what his tea cup holds.
Hillary Clinton is still facing questions about her private email server. Her carefully worded responses are in part designed to provide legal cover.
As the WNBA finals approach, NPR commentator Frank Deford explains why — Serena Williams aside — women's professional sports are not as popular as men's.
With apps and video chats now a part of many people's days, some firms and hospitals see big potential for health care delivered remotely. But a lot of insurers still aren't willing to pay for it.
Thursday is the beginning of the end for magnetic-stripe credit cards. With the change, banks say stores will have to pay for fraudulent purchases. The shift may be hard for some small retailers.
Whites and Asians get most of the spots in Houston's gifted and talented program, and one researcher describes it as being "segregated by race and income."
Critics say research on fetal tissue is no longer needed to answer crucial medical questions. But National Institutes of Health officials and other scientists say alternatives don't yet measure up.
Many local start-ups say their biggest hurdle is cash. It's such a common complaint, Atlanta's mayor is launching a venture capital fund to help tech companies get off the ground.
The codes seem to cover everything, including "contact with a squirrel."