The Allen High School Eagles' stadium cost $60 million. Not to be outdone, a rival school district in McKinney is about to build a stadium costing $70 million.
The tortoise is more than 100 years old and lives in the Galapagos Islands. Diego's species was almost extinct until scientists say he got busy. He now has 800 offspring.
David Greene talks to Guy Raz — host of the new NPR podcast "How I Built This" — about how the founders of the photo-sharing app Instagram got their business off the ground.
Chancellor Angela Merkel's political party suffered a historic defeat in state elections in Berlin on Sunday — the second time in as many weeks where voters have lashed out against her.
With the first presidential debate just a week away, Steve Inskeep talks to columnist and commentator Cokie Roberts and Fox News host Tucker Carlson, who is also editor-in-chief of The Daily Caller.
The biggest mistake parents make is over dosing. Part of the problem is the spoons and measuring cups the parents use are not accurate, and researchers suggest using a syringe instead.
Former President Bill Clinton is in the public eye more than any other past U.S. president. Clinton talks to Steve Inskeep about his wife's presidential campaign.
Police have yet to find any links to international terrorism, as they zero in on a man they believe is a "person of interest."
After suffering a lack of visitors since the terrorist attacks in Paris, the Normandy Tank Museum is closing. Dozens of historic armored vehicles have been auctioned off.
NPR's Planet Money team embarks on a quest to buy, transport and refine crude oil. We'll meet all the people who make our gasoline possible.
The attack on Saturday in eastern Syria, which had been targeting Islamic State militants, hit Syrian soldiers instead, according to the Russian military.
A bomb exploded Saturday in lower Manhattan, injuring 29 people. Gov. Cuomo directed 1,000 state troopers and the National Guard to help patrol. On Monday, a device was found in Elizabeth, N.J.
The former president talks to NPR about the prospect of stepping away from the Clinton Foundation if his wife is elected — and why even false accusations of impropriety can stick.
As it transitions away from manufacturing, Springfield relies more on lower-paying service jobs. For many, a middle-class life is out of reach. But some see signs of hope for the local economy.
Game of Thrones, Veep and The People v. O.J. Simpson won for best drama, comedy and limited series — but some new names made splashes, too. NPR's pop culture crew live-tweeted the night's festivities.
For generations, an orange dinosaur has stood over the miniature golf course in Saugus. The complex is closing and a housing development is planned. The new project plans to keep the dinosaur.
Yisrael Kristal, the world's oldest man, was never bar mitzvahed. He was living in Poland when he turned 13. His coming-of-age ceremony was called off because of World War One.
There has already been a high-profile documentary about Edward Snowden. Now comes a drama from a filmmaker known for dramatizing the Vietnam war and the Kennedy assassination.
Senator Tim Kaine says his Catholic faith informs how he lives and the rules he follows. But, he tells Morning Edition's Steve Inskeep that he does not believe that his job as a public official is to make others follow the church's teachings. For instance: on abortion.
Donald Trump refused to say President Obama was born in the U.S. during an interview with The Washington Post on Thursday, though his campaign insisted later that he believes that to be true.