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."
The singer says she'll sing for Jets coach Todd Bowles if he can take his team to the Super Bowl.
A House panel is investigating secretly recorded videos by a group that accuses Planned Parenthood of profiting from the sale of fetal tissue. Here's a rundown of the issues ahead of today's hearing.
In his U.N. speech, President Obama cited improved ties with Cuba as an example of his commitment to diplomacy. But in his remarks, Cuban leader Raul Castro laid out a series of demands.
A congressional report scheduled for release Tuesday suggests some 30,000 people worldwide have gone to Syria to fight in recent years. That includes some 250 Americans who've gone there and to Iraq.
The Daily Show with new host Trevor Noah premiered Monday night, and it had a feel familiar to longtime viewers, perhaps because the program kept a lot of writers and producers from Jon Stewart's era.
The Taliban captured the northern city of Kunduz on Monday, their most important battlefield victory since they were ousted from power in 2001.