The defending champion Golden State Warriors set the record for best start in NBA history at 16-0. Stephen Curry had 24 points and nine assists in the 111-77 rout of the LA Lakers on Tuesday.
Unlike in an earlier case involving Anwar al-Awlaki, the federal appeals court panel says, the government has not already revealed the contents of these memos through other public channels.
Chicago police released dash-cam video of a white officer fatally shooting 17-year-old Laquan McDonald. The officer has been charged with first degree murder.
And in Belgium, police are searching for a new suspect. They say the man, who is "armed and dangerous," was seen with fugitive suspect Salah Abdeslam days before the Paris attacks.
The pledge to bring in 25,000 refugees by year's end was a campaign promise by Canada's new prime minister, Justin Trudeau, helping sweep him to power.
The singer's career has been a story in numbers, and not just the ones in her album titles. She discusses motherhood, stage fright, the Spice Girls and more in an extended chat with Ari Shapiro.
Researchers need to figure out how Ebola can — and can't — be spread by survivors. And health workers need to don protective equipment once again.
The Danish composer's evocative song cycle let me tell you features an ingenious mashup of all the words allotted to Ophelia in Shakespeare's Hamlet.
The Tunisian President declared a state of emergency for 30 days and an overnight curfew following the explosion that ripped through a bus carrying presidential security on a main road in Tunis.
Hillary Clinton, Marco Rubio and others are supporting the idea of a no-fly zone over Syria to try to help civilians there. But skeptics say it no longer has any relevance to today's Syrian crisis.
What would a small dinosaur look like in Class V rapids? That's the question Pixar filmmakers had to answer for their film The Good Dinosaur. So they piled into a raft to figure it out for themselves.
Commercial space startup Blue Origin announced Tuesday the successful launch and landing of one of its rockets. NPR explores what the success means for space travel.
California farmers are pumping groundwater faster than it can be replenished. One farmer is spending millions of dollars trying to restore it by deliberately flooding his crops when there is water to spare. It's caught the attention of other farmers, especially since new state laws could soon restrict groundwater use.
The Canadian government released details Tuesday of its ambitious plan to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees by the end of the year. The first refugees are to arrive next week.
NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with Lee Hamilton, the former congressman from Indiana, who has won the Presidential Medal Of Freedom. He says diplomacy should come before force in the fight against ISIS.
French investigators are checking an explosive belt found in a trash bin in Paris to see if it is linked to the November 13 attacks. The city is still tense, with a bomb scare closing part of the metro on Tuesday.
French President Francois Hollande met with President Obama at the White House Tuesday to discuss the fight against ISIS in the wake of the Paris attacks.
NPR's Ari Shapiro responds to listener letters about our series from Tennessee about opiate addiction and pregnant women.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently issued a handbook that outlines a strict policy toward Mormons in same-sex relationships. Children of parents in same-sex relationships can no longer be baptized at age 8, and Mormons in same-sex relationships face discipline from the church. NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Berta Marquez, an LGBT activist and active Mormon, about the new guidelines.
Five people suffered non-life-threatening injuries when gunmen opened fire near the site of a Black Lives Matter protest in Minneapolis Monday night. Two suspects have been arrested. The protestors are upset over last week's fatal police shooting of Jamar Clark — amid rumors that he was handcuffed at the time, an assertion that the police union denies.