The group was awarded the prize for its contribution to the building of a democracy in Tunisia, in the wake of the Jasmine Revolution.
NPR’s Eric Deggans discusses "The Walking Dead," which is returning for a sixth season, and the spinoff show "Fear the Walking Dead."
Friday nights mean high school football in Texas, and for many high schools, it also means an unusual homecoming tradition: mums.
Tu Youyou has became the first Chinese Nobel laureate in natural science, but she's not part of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.
The Republican presidential candidate is defending the business magnate after a tweet that some interpreted as racist.
On this week's +1 podcast, Peaches and Meg Remy of U.S. Girls talk about why they're drawn to graphic music and how they navigate the issues that come with performing provocative material live.
Jeanette Winterson's retelling of The Winter's Tale includes hedge fund managers and a New Orleans setting. But critic Annalisa Quinn says the book doesn't quite stand on its own.
The Catholic sisters known for their blue and white habits say they have asked the government to de-register 13 orphanages over religious objections to the country's new adoption guidelines.
In a 1986 session, the session pianist and Lester Young collaborator demonstrated his boogie-woogie style.
Pluto's atmosphere has a blue haze, in a new photo from the New Horizons probe. But the particles causing that color are probably gray or red — and the planet's surface has red ice.
The bill was signed into law on Thursday by Gov. Jerry Brown. The law requires a warrant before any business turns over clients' metadata or digital communications to the government.
At a rally Thursday, a woman jumped on stage screaming with come-on-down-you-just-won-a-car excitement, "We love you, all the way to the White House."
The bees that pollinate crops are on the brink of collapse. One big reason why: a virus-carrying mite. Now, researchers think a rare fungi could boost bees' immune system and attack the mite itself.
On this week's show, we chat about The Martian, consider other stories that enlighten us about the work people do, and — as always — offer up what's making us happy this week.
"I love working with him," Cash says of Levanthal, her husband. "It's the ultimate romance to me."
Jason Cone, the executive director of the aid group, talks about the impact of the bombing on his staff — and on the people of Afghanistan.
The U.S. will shift the focus to training so-called "enablers" in Turkey. Those leaders of opposition groups will gather intelligence and coordinate airstrikes with existing fighters.
A lot of things can affect whether a person can die at home as wished rather than in a hospital. One is whether a relative is able to take more than a few days off work to care for them.
Artists don't usually tell long, rambling stories for us. They don't usually name their tunes "Ku Klux Police Department." The trumpeter presents his jazz-hybridized "stretch music" in performance.
Award-winning pianist Tigran Hamasyan merges ancient sacred hymns from his homeland with improvisation, and a little mystery.