Some have found that renting on a nightly basis brings a lot more money than long-term leases, but people concerned about a shrinking rental market have turned to legal action and protests.
In the dog days of summer, Major League Baseball's regular season has nearly 50 games left. Fans have their eyes on postseason play, and every division has tight races.
Secret Service agents scrambled and the White House was put on lock down. A spokesman joked that they do want to interrogate the young man when he learns to talk.
In Salem, Oregon, a woman discovered her lizard wasn't moving. She started chest compressions and blew air in its mouth, performing CPR on the lizard until it was revived.
In an interview with Steve Inskeep, author Howard French comments on Steve's discussion this week with National Security Advisor Susan Rice about U.S. and Chinese investment in Africa.
Gaza militants renewed rocket fire on Israel after a three-day truce expired on Friday. Israel fired back. Negotiations in Cairo on a new border deal for the coastal strip hit a deadlock.
World Health Organizations officials have been meeting with disease experts and public health policymakers from around the globe about the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. On Friday, the group declared the outbreak an international public health emergency that requires an extraordinary response.
Secretary of State John Kerrywants the two presidential contenders to accept the results of an ongoing audit of the ballots and form a unity government by next month.
We are in the dog days of summer, and there are nearly 50 games left in Major League Baseball's regular season. As fans have their eyes on post-season play, every division has tight races.
Turks vote Sunday in their country's first direct presidential election. The backdrop for the vote is the advance of the Islamic State in neighboring Syria and Iraq. David Greene talks to columnist Asli Aydintasbas, of the Turkish newspaper "Milliyet," about if the battle raging next door is a big issue in the election campaign.
The latest on the Obama administrations plans to address a humanitarian crisis in Iraq. NPR Pentagon Tom Bowman discusses U-S options for action to help Iraqis trapped on a mountain in northern Iraq and the broader strategy for combating the group the Islamic State.
David Greene gets the latest on the advance of the Islamic State and the humanitarian crisis in Iraqi Kurdistan from Wladimir van Wilgenburg, a reporter for al-Monitor in Erbil.
White-hat hackers are considered ethical because they work to discover security flaws in networks and warn the vulnerable organizations of the risks they face. But they often face great uncertainty about whether their work will be welcomed or treated as intrusive — or even unlawful.
Security researchers use their hacking skills to look for security holes that companies should fix. But their good intentions aren't always appreciated by the organizations they investigate.
Films that mix food and romance have become a staple of recent movie-making. The Hundred-Foot Journey, starring Helen Mirren, is the latest example.
Jose Gomez is the Archbishop of Los Angeles — he was born in Mexico, and became an American citizen a few years ago. Steve Inskeep talks to Gomez about his views on U.S. immigration policy.
Forty years ago Friday, President Richard Nixon resigned because of the Watergate scandal. He made a speech and got on a helicopter to head back to California.
The white Detroit-area homeowner who said he felt threatened when he shot and killed an unarmed black female teenager on his front porch has been found guilty of second-degree murder.