Police say they are investigating the possible rape of a 16-year-old girl by at least 30 men — and an online video. Activists are calling attention to violence against women in the country.
How do you secretly stash away a million dollars? One way is to hide the money in plain sight, right in the heart of New York City. Today's show: the case of who owns Apartment 5B.
The Legislature has until June 30 to resolve an "inequitable and unconstitutional" funding structure, the court says, or else schools will have to close.
The suit alleges San Francisco's "sanctuary city" immigration policies led to Steinle's death, allegedly at the hands of a man in the U.S. illegally.
The German researchers say this will keep robots safer, because "pain is a system that protects us." Added bonus: they say the humans who work alongside them will likely be safer, too.
The FDA has approved the Probuphine implant for medication-assisted therapy for opioid addiction. It lasts for six months, compared to daily pills. But it also will be more expensive.
Although the de factor GOP presidential nominee had seemed open to the idea when asked by TV host Jimmy Kimmel, "it seems inappropriate that I would debate the second-place finisher," he says now.
Forget paid parental leave. Some companies offer compensation for surrogacy and adoption, or are helping traveling moms ship breast milk. The benefits are a relatively cheap way to recruit and retain.
Experts say code used by hackers in recent attacks on banks appears to be the same as code used in an attack on Sony Pictures which the FBI says was carried out by North Korea.
Once upon a time, democracy in Thailand was the envy of its Southeast Asian neighbors. But since a coup in 2014, critics say the regime is digging in with a new constitution that will guarantee the military a permanent role in Thai politics.
NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Michael Knights, a fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, about how retaking Fallujah, Iraq, could have the unintended consequence of losing Baghdad.
Range 15 is a new zombie movie made by war veterans for veterans. It's a dark comedy with a cast that includes Medal of Honor recipients, amputees and William Shatner.
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Amy Myers Jaffe, executive director of energy and sustainability at the University of California, Davis, about the presidential candidates' energy strategies after Donald Trump rolled out his platform.
Baylor University demoted its president and fired the head football coach for their handling of allegations of sexual assault by members of the school's football team. NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Paula Lavigne of ESPN's Outside the Lines, who reported on the cases and how Baylor officials failed to investigate the allegations and violated Title IX federal law.
In a speech at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial in Japan on Friday, President Obama said the world had "a shared responsibility to look directly into the eye of history," and pursue a world without nuclear weapons. Across the U.S., Americans reacted to the president's speech.
NPR looks at the significance of President Obama's visit to Hiroshima at the conclusion of his last trip to Japan as president. It was the first visit by a sitting U.S. president since an American warplane bombed the city during World War II.
NPR's Planet Money team explores which is better for actually getting work done: an open office or cubicles. A maker of office furniture explains why many clients now want to go back to the cubicle.
Cybersecurity researchers are linking a recent spate of attacks against Asian banks to North Korea. The digital security firm Symantec says the recent breaches in Asia have identical lines of malicious software deployed in the high profile attack against Sony Pictures in 2014. The FBI has tied North Korea to the Sony attack.
NPR previews the Libertarian Party's national convention, which will be held in Florida this weekend. At a time when many voters are unhappy with the choice between Republican and Democratic White House hopefuls, the Libertarian ticket could warrant a second look.
Alabama has hit the trifecta of political scandal. Three top elected officials — one from each branch of government — are embroiled in controversy and could be forced from office.