The official line in Russia is that it doesn't matter who wins in November, since it won't change what the Kremlin sees as Washington's anti-Russia stance. But some candidates are better than others.
The duo School of Seven Bells wrote its final album together in 2012. Alejandra Deheza didn't know then that her bandmate and songwriting partner wouldn't live to see its release.
Efforts to close the pay gap between men and women have gone nowhere in Congress, but states are forging ahead with a string of equal pay laws. And new proposals are being debated in two dozen states.
That's the advice from a biologist as Brazil launches a war on the mosquitoes that are spreading Zika virus.
A series of fake campaign posters locking Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton was just supposed to be funny, said the meme's creator. Except a lot of people thought it was sexist.
Politicians have argued for decades that CEOs should earn less money. But there was a moment in the 1990s when CEO pay suddenly shot up. What happened?
The announcement comes just weeks after a woman sued Twitter, saying the platform knowingly let ISIS use the network "to spread propaganda, raise money and attract recruits."
Most health officials say the small amounts of benzene and other components of the natural gas still leaking in Southern California are probably not a health threat. Still, some parents worry.
New Hampshire has a reputation for strong voter participation and independents. It's really easy to get on the ballot, and it has had a better track record of picking GOP nominees in recent years.
Rescue operations are underway in the city of Tainan, on the southern end of Taiwan, after a magnitude 6.4 earthquake shook the area.
Rescue operations are underway in the city of Tainan, on the southern end of Taiwan, after magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck at 3:57 a.m. local time. About 120,000 people have lost power.
The Philadelphia rock band introduces songs from The Psychedelic Swamp during a hometown show at World Cafe Live.
The Oscar-nominated film is set in 1916 Saudi Arabia, a pivotal time in the region. Director Naji Abu Nowar says he wanted to explore "how strange and surreal it must have been" for the Bedouins.
Headphones on, NPR's Don Gonyea is taking you on a roadtrip through the granite state — from Bill Morrissey to Frank Sinatra.
A federal court recently gave strict rulings against police use of Taser guns in five Southeastern states. But court rulings usually aren't this specific, and some experts see this as a problem.
Gummi and Kiddi are two sheep-herding brothers who've spent a lifetime butting heads near the top of the world. When a disease threatens their flocks, they must overcome decades of estrangement.
NPR's Robert Siegel reports on people who are not involved in presidential campaigns traveling to New Hampshire to observe the action surrounding the primary. There are families trying to give their kids a civics lesson, couples trying to see presidential politics up close, and groups of students who serve as interns for campaigns as part of their studies.
With a third place finish in Iowa, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio is looking to coalesce mainstream Republican support in New Hampshire. But his rivals in that lane of the GOP race are doing a lot to stop him.
Iranians remain cautious about the future despite the lifting of some Western sanctions.
A U.N. panel ruled that Julian Assange has been arbitrarily detained in the Ecuadoran embassy in London. The United Kingdom says that's nonsense and points out the WikiLeaks founder is free to leave his embassy refuge at any time.