Donald Trump followed up Monday's debate by insulting a former Miss Universe winner. He told a morning show that Alicia Machado "gained a massive amount of weight, and it was a real problem."
It is plausible that in the ongoing expansion, the universe is creating not only new space but also new time — and each new moment is what we refer to as now, says guest blogger Richard Muller.
Archaeologists at the school are showing off stone carvings that cracked and ceramic vessels that warped. The curator says we can learn a lot from from the mistakes of past generations.
After a game, an LA Rams fan was using a port-a-potty when a Seattle Seahawks fan tipped it over. A kinder Seahawks fan walks over and opens the door of the horizontal port-a-potty.
Chinese author Cixin Liu caps his Hugo Award-winning Remembrance of Earth's Past series with an intricately structured, immensely complex tale of a rocket scientist caught in a human-alien conflict.
One science teacher in Miami knows how sea level rise could affect her students' lives when they're her age. She's determined to teach them to take that seriously, with optimism.
On this occasion, the often dour Clinton gave way to beaming smiles and occasional chuckles. Trump had just one salient objective — to project a calm and presidential air — yet struggled with it.
The list of preventive services that insurers would cover without a copay could grow to include mammograms for younger women and perhaps even vasectomies for men.
When we see someone perform an action in a slow-motion replay, we tend to believe the action had more intentionality behind it. This has implications in sports and in the criminal justice system.
The morning after the first presidential debate, Steve Inskeep follows up with a set of voters in the battleground state of Georgia and asks whether their opinions of the nominees have shifted.
There were debate watching parties across the country Monday night. David Greene has a sampling of some of those gatherings.
The morning after the first presidential debate, David Greene talks to retired Air Force General John Douglass, a surrogate for Hillary Clinton, about what she did right in the debate.
Steve Inskeep follows up with a set of voters in the swing state of Georgia. The morning after the presidential debate, he asks whether their opinions of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have changed.
Our partner Radio Diaries, along with Project And, combed through Studs Terkel's tapes, and we're bringing you the best of what they found. Today, Lovin' Al Pommier, a Chicago parking lot attendant.
David Greene talks with NPR's Guy Raz about the latest episode of his new podcast "How I Built This." Raz has been talking with entrepreneurs about success and failure. This week, he highlights a woman who built a media empire from scratch.
A key piece of the Obama administration's efforts to cut back on power-plant emissions faces a test in court on Tuesday. An appeals court will hear arguments on regulations announced last year.
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton discussed a wide range of issues during Monday night's debate, but some of their statements require a bit more context than they may have provided.
David Greene talks to Boris Epsteyn, senior adviser to Donald Trump's campaign, from the Trump campaign spinroom at Hofstra University, the setting for Monday night's first presidential debate.
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton wrapped up their first of 3 debates Monday night in Hempstead, N,Y. It was a fast-paced 90 minutes with Trump often interrupting Clinton and speaking over her answers.
Viewed for decades as capitalist exploitation, tipping is now being encouraged at some upscale, urban restaurants catering to wealthy, young customers. Restaurateurs insist it's strictly voluntary.