A truck driver in Idaho was hauling sand to a golf course when the GPS led him onto a one-lane dirt road in the forest. He couldn't turn around and the rig eventually rolled over.
Cars in that lane outside Boston should have at least two occupants. A mannequin's head doesn't count as a passenger.
The Securities and Exchange Commission is poised to let small businesses to get financed by the masses. Investing in startups is risky, though. Meanwhile, critics are wary of regulation.
The South China Sea is an area that's said to be rich in resources — an estimated 7 billion barrels in oil reserves and 900 cubic feet of natural gas. Steve Inskeep talks to Robert Kaplan about the tension between China and Vietnam over the sea, and whether it may escalate.
China's decision to park an oil rig some 120 miles off Vietnam's coast has raised tensions between the two Asian neighbors.
The hotel is part of a group owned by the Sultan of Brunei. The Southeast Asian country has enacted laws based on strict interpretations of Islam that impose restrictions on women and gays.
Crossroads GPS, the social welfare organization guided by conservative strategist Karl Rove, is practically invisible so far in the midterm political battles.
The region in eastern Ukraine currently has two governors. One is appointed by the interim government in Kiev, the other is the self-appointed leader of pro-Moscow separatists.
A newly-discovered species of Thai wasp will be called Ampulex Dementor after the soul-sucking Dementors in Harry Potter. The name was chosen after voting at Berlin's Natural History Museum.
The execution of Charles Warner has been delayed while the state investigates last week's botched execution. Details of the bungled execution have ignited debate, and invigorated legal challenges.
There are about 5 million searches for lyrics every day on Google. Who gets paid when people look up lyrics online?
College students in South Carolina state colleges are rallying against what they see as a conservative attack on academic freedom.
A new exhibit at the Museum of the Moving Image is showcasing reaction GIFs, those little animated images people employ online when words fail them. Cue the dramatic chipmunk!
Eddie Lanier was homeless when David Wright brought him home years ago for a shower and a meal. Today, Eddie is terminally ill and in hospice care — but he's not afraid to die, he tells his friend.
Nir Kalron was once an Israeli commando, then private security consultant to African leaders, and a dealer of legal arms. Today he's working with African locals to hunt ivory poachers via satellite.