Investigators believe a piece of debris found on the French island of Réunion in the Indian Ocean could be from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which disappeared in March 2014.
The legendary musician worked with everyone from Ray Price to Ray Charles while making a complicated instrument seem effortless. He died Wednesday at 78.
On Medicare's 50th birthday, two brothers who helped get it off the ground tell their stories. A younger member of the Lee family is at the helm of Covered California, the state insurance exchange.
A new film revisits a five-day interview that took place between writer David Foster Wallace and a reporter for Rolling Stone in 1996. Critic David Edelstein calls it a "very good movie."
Hear the warm, tightly woven blend of the folksinger's voice and guitar patterns, performed live in his home country.
Writer Sarah Hepola once got so drunk before giving a presentation to 300 people that she didn't remember it the next day. In Blackout, her memoir, Hepola wrestles with her reasons for drinking.
Four different composers have scored the Mission: Impossible stories on the big screen. All have had to contend with the iconic music Lalo Schifrin wrote for the TV series.
An scientist who studies ocean circulation patterns tells NPR that it's "highly likely" that floating wreckage from the airliner could have reached the island of Reunion near Madagascar.
Forty years ago today, Hoffa pulled into a restaurant parking lot and was never heard from again. His story is one of union devotion, fraud and fierce political battles.
A 2013 investigation resulted in the indictment of "25 people — including 13 women working as corrections officers" on racketeering and drug charges. Nearly 20 more faced other charges.
Ever splashed yourself with coffee? Then you know its staining powers. But where some see a ruined shirt, others have found a canvas.
In preparation for Pickathon 2015 this weekend, watch the Portland, Ore., band perform "White Apple" on the Woods Stage at last year's festival.
From dubstep entrance music straight into outlaw country? Makes sense to Simpson, who performs a high-octane, honky-tonking set here.
The chytrid fungus has wiped out populations of amphibians around the world. A type of the fungus infects only salamanders, and researchers have identified vulnerable areas in North America.
Megan Brabec, 24, works three part time jobs with no benefits. "It does really frustrate me when I hear candidates talk about, 'Oh, well, you should have majored in something else," she said.
For those who can't get to New York City, Alt.Latino samples the festival's diverse lineup.
The 13-year-old lion was not only a tourist favorite, but also, a research animal. The beloved lion was being studied by the Oxford University Conservation Unit.
Airplane debris washed up on a beach on Reunion Island off Madagascar yesterday. But how did it get there?
Former President Harry Truman was the first to enroll in Medicare.
Seven Pacific Northwest veterans of World War II leave for Tokyo today carrying 70 captured Japanese flags for the 70th anniversary of war's end.