The retailer is hoping to boost holiday shopping amid slowing sales, a troubled expansion in Canada and last year's massive data breach.
Bradlee was the executive editor for the Washington Post from 1968 to 1991. He published the Pentagon Papers and covered Watergate. Bradlee, who died Tuesday at 93, talked with Terry Gross in 1995.
When Gerard Russell was a diplomat in the Middle East, he met followers of ancient religions facing extinction. His new book includes the origins of the Yazidis, who are fleeing the Islamic State.
As the editor who directed the Watergate coverage, Bradlee left an indelible mark on the newspaper industry.
One guard was found guilty of first-degree murder and three others of voluntary manslaughter in a 2007 incident in Baghdad in which 14 civilians were killed.
NPR's Jason Beaubien has just returned from his third visit to Liberia's capital, covering the Ebola outbreak.
This catchy pop-punk song has a wistful quality befitting a desire to cling desperately to youth.
The Sa is a new umbrella designed so that it is almost impossible to blow inside out. Based on origami, the umbrella replaces the metal skeleton with two canopies that expand and retract in unison.
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has led to thousands of deaths and a maelstrom of misinformation. Here's a primer on what you need to know about the virus and the response to it.
A man reportedly carrying a long gun shot at least one person at the National War Memorial in Ottawa and also fired shots on Parliament Hill.
The Pew Research Center's first study on online harassment shows it happens to most of us. But gender disparities are starkest in online gaming.
Atavist Books launched with aims of upending the print-first publishing model. Now it's announcing its plans to close. Meanwhile, partnerships between public libraries and airports are taking off.
The gynecological surgeon's Panzi Hospital in eastern DRC has treated thousands of women who were victims of rape.
Just because the Food and Drug Administration recalls a supplement because it contains dangerous substances, doesn't mean the product disappears from the market.
About 200 pro-democracy activists held signs and shouted slogans in front of the home of Leung Chun-ying, a day after student leaders met with government officials in an effort to defuse the crisis.
Is there such a thing as complete emptiness or nothingness? Not according to modern physics, where empty space gets more active all the time, says commentator Marcelo Gleiser.
The self-declared Islamic State has released a video purporting to show its fighters rifling through a crate of grenades airdropped by a U.S. military cargo plane.
Jeffrey Fowle, 56, who was arrested in North Korea in May after allegedly leaving a bible in a club for foreign sailors, arrived at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base this morning.
Greg Bear's latest space adventure goes from the Earth to Mars and back again with a grizzled group of "Skyrines" (Sky marines, get it?) on the trail of a mysterious alien treasure.
As executive editor, Ben Bradlee led The Washington Post to national acclaim. He was best known as a champion of ambitious reporters and stylish writers, goading them to new heights. He died Tuesday.