Combating homelessness isn't just about shelter. Lately, some affordable housing projects are getting decidedly upscale — to help residents heal, adjust and build bonds with their new neighbors.
The pop-up shop in Manhattan promotes "the art of coffee without the caffeine," the Washington Post reports. The New York Eater calls it, "the first sign of the cultural apocalypse.
Skiers making their way uphill won't have to pay for a lift ticket. They will, however, have to pay for a pass to allow them up the slope, according to the Daily American newspaper.
Republican presidential candidates are in a fury over the way debates have run this year. They are negotiating independent of the party with TV networks, making fairly specific editorial demands.
Prominent Iraqi politician Ahmad Chalabi, who supported the 2003 U.S.-led invasion to overthrow Saddam Hussein, died of a heart attack, according to an Iraqi TV report. He was in his early 70s.
The political world long doubted that Donald Trump and Ben Carson, unorthodox presidential candidates, were building traditional campaign infrastructure. On the ground in Iowa, it sure looks that way.
TransCanada, which has been pushing for the U.S. to allow a new pipeline from the Alberta tar sands to the Gulf of Mexico, has asked the State Department to pause its review.
U.S. regulators have announced that software designed to cheat on emissions tests have been found in an additional 10,000 vehicles. A total of 7 models from Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche are involved.
The two had served on a now defunct financial overhaul commission. Past efforts to curb corruption at the Holy See have fueled intrigue.
As speculation continues about what caused a Russian airliner to crash over the weekend, airline investigators and industry analysts say such investigations are meticulous and painstakingly slow.
There's no barrier between the underground chemical reaction and nearby radioactive waste. Federal, state and local officials disagree about the danger it poses; residents are confused and concerned.
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush tried to jump start his presidential bid in his home state yesterday. In the campaign lately, he's been battling his political protege, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio.
The World War II U.S. military experiments exposed more than 60,000 American troops. But because it was classified, many family members of veterans never learned the details of what happened.
When it comes to women's shoes, fashion often trumps function. But as women age, comfort starts to compete with style. Cue the rise of the trendy comfort shoe.
Irving's latest novel is Avenue of Mysteries. He tells NPR's Lynn Neary that he thinks about each book for a long time — and he doesn't start writing until he knows what the ending will be.
In New York, a billionaire couple asked a college be renamed in their honor after donating $20 million. One expert says the request reflects a new trend among the mega-rich.
General Assembly offers high tech training face-to-face. Google and the Department of Education are paying attention.
A survey by the Pew Research Center shows that the percentage of Americans who say they believe in God, pray daily, and attend church regularly is declining.
Jim Hall, a former National Transportation Safety Board official, talks with Steve Inskeep about what's known about the crash of a Russian passenger jet over Egypt's Sinai Peninsula.
Moshe Kai Cavalin earned a bachelor's from UCLA in math at age 15 and is taking online classes to get a master's in cybersecurity through Brandeis University. He works for NASA in his spare time.