Frazier Glenn Cross, was 73 years old when he opened fire on people in two locations near Kansas City last spring.
Terry Loewen, who pleaded guilty to attempting to drive an explosives-laden vehicle and detonate it at an airport in Wichita, Kan., has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison.
Hillary Clinton has said she neither sent nor received emails marked classified on her personal server. But 150 of the emails to be released Monday night have now been labeled "confidential."
At Franklin Barbecue in Austin, Texas, people start lining up at 5 a.m. to get a taste of world-famous brisket. The line has become such a fixture that it's become a business opportunity for locals.
The ride-hailing service has served more than 1 million customers in Philadelphia, despite operating under disputed terms for nearly a year.
Many in the wine and beer industry claim women have a keener sense of smell, and thus taste, than do men. Sensory scientists who've tackled this question say there's something to this.
Populism and voter discontent defined this summer in politics. NPR explores what insurgent campaigns by Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump suggest about the next phase of the 2016 presidential campaign.
Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson says Miles ran up behind Sheriff Deputy Darren Goforth and shot him 15 times.
A new highly automated restaurant opening in San Francisco looks to speed service through efficiency. You won't see any people taking your order or serving you at eatsa, a fast-casual quinoa eatery.
In the decade since Katrina, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the National Weather Service have invested in new satellites and computer modeling technology that have significantly improved their ability to forecast and track hurricanes.
Dominican forces are expelling Haitians everyday, part of an ongoing plan to deport people without papers who have been living on the wrong side of the border for years.
North Dakota is out in front with a law setting the parameters for police use of drones. It bars the use of lethal weapons on these remote controlled flying machines, but it seems to specifically rule in non-lethal weapons. Some legislators are concerned that a change in the original bill that was written by a lobbyist now makes North Dakota the first state to allow police forces to arm drones with pepper spray and rubber bullets.
A woman will likely be on the $10 bill by 2020, but which one? The U.S. Treasury held a forum in Seneca Falls, N.Y., Monday to get the public's input.
Whole villages are up for sale in Spain, and they're going cheap. This story originally aired on August 23, 2015 on Weekend Edition Sunday.
Scientists have discovered the first new human disease caused by a "prion" in more than 50 years. Prions are strange, deformed proteins that can act like viruses and bacteria.
NPR's Robert Siegel talks to archaeologist Michael Danti, who is tracking the cultural heritage sites and artifacts in Palmyra, Syria, that may soon be lost forever at the hands of ISIS.
Under the guise of anti-terror investigations, Somali Muslims are disappearing in Kenya.
NPR's Robert Siegel interviews Barbara R. Shook, senior reporter-at-large at the Energy Intelligence Group, about how low oil prices need to go to make "unconventional oil" extraction too expensive.
Horror master Wes Craven has died; he disturbed the dreams of millions of moviegoers in A Nightmare on Elm Street, and helped revitalize horror in the 1990s by directing the Scream movies.
Twenty-two-year-old Hardik Patel is shaking one of the pillars of India: its quota system for socially and economically challenged castes. His drive to win the same status for his relatively well-off sizable Patel clan has attracted a major following. But it's also drawn suspicion among those who say his real aim is to overturn India's caste-based affirmative action.