The comedian and Late, Late Show band leader beatboxes, imitates and impersonates with amazing accuracy. It was a phone call from Conan O'Brien that put Watts' one-man show into the spotlight.
Citing "huge disgust and sadness," a conservation group said the lion nicknamed Jericho had been killed Saturday. But a researcher in Zimbabwe says he doesn't believe it.
Twenty-five years after Charles Johnson's Middle Passage — which dwells with race, class and gender in 19th-century America — won the National Book Award, he reflects on his book's evolving meaning.
The story, called "Temperature," had never been published and was presumed lost. Long after magazine editor Andrew Gulli began his search for the story, he finally found it — and put it in print.
A LEGO Brickumentary chronicles how children and adults alike use Legos for work, play and therapy. The documentary also explores the Lego Group's near demise — and meteoric return.
SuperPACs released their latest funding numbers Friday, and already it's clear that the committees' roles in 2016 will be gargantuan.
A Palestinian baby was killed Friday in an arson attack in the West Bank. Jewish settlers are suspected in the attack, which Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has called "an act of terrorism."
U.S. officials believe the recent bombing campaign has done little to dislodge the self-declared Islamic State from Iraq and Syria, says an Associated Press report. AP reporter Ken Dilanian explains.
With the first big superPAC fundraising report of the 2016 campaign, it's already clear that this presidential election will be fueled by gargantuan sums of money.
Nine of the largest fires cover areas of at least 1,000 acres each; a firefighter from Rapid City, S.D., was killed while battling one large blaze in Northern California.
Doctors say the fall has left Kira Grunberg, 21, a paraplegic — a development that shocked the sports world in Europe and brought offers of emotional and financial support.
The International Sailing Federation says the move is prompted by concerns over athletes' health and safety, after reports of raw sewage and trash in the water around Rio.
This week, legal cases of athlete Dutee Chand and transgender teen Gavin Grimm put the spotlight on what it means to be a woman. Anthropologist Barbara J. King asks: Who gets to choose one's gender?
After the large piece of debris was discovered on the French island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean this week, Malaysia Airlines said it "is almost certainly part of a Boeing 777."
The duo Penn Jillette and Raymond Teller are back on Broadway. They both talk — yes, even Teller — with NPR's Scott Simon about magic, danger and the remarkable endurance of their 40-year partnership.
Call Me Lucky, directed by comic Bobcat Goldthwait, profiles his mentor Barry Crimmins. David Edelstein reviews The End of the Tour. Teresa Ann Miller talks about training the dog leads in White God
Germany has struggled with a record number of refugees, prompting calls for increased deportations. But German businesses see an opportunity in these newcomers to ease a shortage of skilled workers.
You're in the passenger seat. The driver asks you to pick the music. What's an insecure DJ to do?
My Cat Xavier For a Better Tomorrow, Tomorrow superPAC backed Hank the Cat in the 2012 Virginia Senate election. Xavier also cared about naps, treats, and prison reform.
Our panelists predict who will steal the spotlight from Donald Trump at next week's debate.