Ben Chudley used a GPS app and a very indirect jog to spell out a message to his girlfriend: Will You Marry Me? Luckily, she didn't run the other way.
In a desperate playoff push, the Cleveland Browns are bringing heralded rookie Johnny Manziel off the bench to take over as the team's quarterback. But not everyone is sold on him saving the season.
Passing the spending package took intense lobbying from the president to get 60 Democrats on board, and persistence by soon-to-be-Speaker John Boehner to fend off the most Republican representatives.
Maria Isabel de la Paz is an American citizen who grew up in Mexico, but her birth certificate was dismissed at border checkpoints. The ACLU says too few of these cases see the inside of a courtroom.
Director Ridley Scott's take on the story of Moses is half solemn, half silly — and not so far an evolution from Charlton Heston's The Ten Commandments as it would like to believe.
For TV writers, "enhanced interrogation" are just one more storytelling device. But has its surefire success in shows like 24 influenced how and when real-life interrogators employ torture?
Of the 25 members of the Islamic State's military council, 17 were held for months or even years at Camp Bucca in southern Iraq. An ISIS leader says discussions there were instrumental to the group.
Officials and experts say the sanctions will be targeted at officials involved in a violent crackdown on pro-democracy protesters this year, and won't make life even harder for average Venezuelans.
Just over a week ago, officials noticed data suggesting an ominous trend: Ebola might be spreading undetected in Sierra Leone's remote diamond mining district of Kono.
The design museum is housed in a historic building, but it has been remade into one of the country's most technologically advanced museums. Officials hope it attracts younger visitors — and donors.
As NPR Kabul correspondent Sean Carberry wraps up his assignment, he assesses the change in his neighborhood, which has gone from dirt streets to upscale shopping centers.
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the opening of the New York landmark, we hear from Bob Walsh, a builder who worked on the structure, and writer Gay Talese, who chronicled its construction.
The decision upheld a new law that requires aggregators to pay Spanish news outlets for linking to their content. But Google's choice could hurt those sites, limiting their global reach and influence.
Eric Adams, now the Brooklyn Borough president, was beaten by cops as a teenager. He kept that a secret and became an officer himself, to try to change the police force from inside.
President Obama has said he'll work to improve race relations between police and communitie, but in his hometown, many see a leader unable to sustain the progress predicted during his 2008 campaign.
Just over a week ago, officials in Sierra Leone noticed data suggesting an ominous trend: Ebola suddenly seemed to be spreading in Kono District, a land of towering mountains and muddy diamond mines.
Che Guevara championed the proletariat against the forces of capitalism in South America. His son champions making $3,000 a head leading a fancified recreation of dad's bare-bones motorcycle voyage.
Johnnie Walker Black Label has teamed up with an Edinburgh university to invent cloth that emits a subtle aroma of liquor, a scent the researchers say some find attractive.
Welcome to the first meeting of NPR's new book club! We're reading Hector Tobar's account of 33 men who were trapped for 69 days in a Chilean mine. Send us your questions; we may read them on-air.
Utilities say consumers who put solar panels on their roofs should help pay to maintain the lines that carry the power they sell back into the system. Panel leasing firms say that's anti-competitive.