The Labor Department's latest report follows an especially robust survey for January that showed a gain of about 240,000 jobs.
In recent years, airplane service carts have found a new role in security. It's a striking example of the sort of co-adaptation that is often at work in natural biological evolution, says Alva Noë.
The new high-tech paint in Hamburg's nightclub district is so waterproof, that any spray on the wall bounces back onto the source.
Rules dating back decades outlaw sledding on Capitol Hill. Protesters brought signs that read: Sled Free or Die. It did not appear that anyone who took a run down the hill on a sled was arrested.
David Greene talks to Russian hockey legend Slava Fetisov about the state of the game in light of worsening relations between Russia and the West.
Los Angeles Times and Morning Edition film critic, Kenneth Turan, reviews, "Chappie." It's the new film from South African director Neill Blomkamp about a robot that becomes humanity's last hope. Blomkamp has been named to direct the next chapter of the "Alien" franchise.
Injured workers who are dependent on workers' compensation have faced eroding benefits. We go to Alabama and Georgia, where the value of an amputated arm is $700,000 more just across the state line.
For decades, Muslims in northeastern Greece were cut off from the rest of the country. Mainstream politicians backed by the Greek Orthodox church ignored them.
Tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors are moving through immigration courts without legal representation. An ACLU lawsuit calls for the government to provide them with lawyers.
January's jobless report showed a monthly average for job growth of 336,000 over the previous 3 months. And it showed strong wage gains after years of disappointing growth. What will February's show?
Netflix on Friday releases Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, co-created by Tina Fey. It was made for NBC but the network let it go. Another NBC show, Community, moves to an online home, Yahoo!, on March 17.
Sunday marks one year since Malaysia Airlines flight 370 disappeared on its way from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. Renee Montagne talks to Sarah Bajc, the partner of Philip Wood, an American passenger.
Congress wants to know whether the U.S. military tried to hide problems with the Afghan military force. Afghans are leading the fight against the Taliban — with U.S. troops mostly in the background.
On March 11, 2005, Kevin Berthia wanted to jump off the Golden Gate Bridge. California Highway Patrol Officer Kevin Briggs talked him out of it. The two met recently to discuss what happened that day.
On Friday morning, NASA's Dawn mission will arrive at the dwarf planet Ceres. NPR's Geoff Brumfiel reports on the end of an odyssey to explore an odd, in-between world.
New England businesses are taking stock after weeks of record-setting winter storms disrupted transportation, stopping many workers from doing their jobs. Telecommuting is helping Boston get by.
Some of the most iconic images of marchers being attacked by Alabama state troopers at the Edmund Pettus Bridge in 1965, were captured by a white photojournalist who stumbled onto the historic events.
There's good news and bad news about electronic medical records. They're now in most doctors' offices — but most doctors still can't easily share them.
In "Mammal March Madness," you win or die. No basketball in this tournament — it's a simulated survival-of-the-fittest game set up by evolutionary biologists. The battle cry? Mammals suck ... milk!
Charley Leundeu Keunang, 43, was shot and killed by LAPD officers during a struggle on Sunday. He had come to the U.S. using a stolen identity.