Claudette Colvin was a 15-year-old student from Montgomery when she refused to yield her bus seat to a white passenger. But she has been largely forgotten in civil rights history.
A case of bad timing makes some wonder if a TV network paid for editorial content.
The near-record winter is testing a longtime Boston tradition of allowing residents to save a parking space they shoveled out 48 hours. The problem is that the snow hasn't stopped falling.
For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try a new twist on a classic. It's a corn dog that uses funnel cake in place of corn meal to encase a hot dog.
Hear the alt-country band play songs off their new album and talk about their transition to pop.
People who walked briskly for 40 minutes five days a week saw more health improvements than those who walked for an hour a day but were more leisurely about it. Both groups lost weight.
"I made a promise to myself," says the Detroit rapper. "I would never ever not follow my heart again. That way if I rise or fall, sink or swim, it's by my own choice and my own decisions."
Many young Muslims say they feel part of their communities in Britain, but have to deal with a range of misconceptions.
The musicians who made the score for the Netflix series discuss their recording process.
A new service in a Portuguese city not only provides commuters with free Internet connections but it also helps collect data that makes the municipality run more efficiently.
The former singer of the old-time string band Carolina Chocolate Drops discusses her musical path.
When mothers need day care for their children, the best person to turn to might be another mother. That's the lesson of the new cooperative nurseries in an Indian state.
Arizona voters approved a bipartisan commission to draw lines between congressional districts. Now the Supreme Court has been asked to put the legislators back in charge.
The Los Angeles Police Department is gathering more evidence — and videos — related to Sunday's shooting. Skid Row is home to thousands of people with mental illness and substance abuse problems.
NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Ari Shavit of Haaretz about Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's visit to the U.S. Congress on Tuesday, where he'll make his case against an American nuclear deal with Iran. Shavit says that while Israelis share Netanyahu's concerns about Iran, they worry his approach and visit to Congress will erode relations with the U.S.
He once said: "Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety." That quote often comes up in the context of new technology.
"Do I spend my time raising money, or do I spend my time raising hell?" the Maryland Democrat asked, announcing she will not seek a sixth term in the Senate.
The Government Accountability Office says the federal government should take steps to reduce the number of prescriptions for dementia patients who don't reside in nursing homes.
A White House task force says law enforcement needs to change their practices to rebuild trust with minority communities.
Would you trust your own predictions over those of a well-designed statistical model? Commentator Tania Lombrozo considers new evidence on "algorithm aversion" and what it reveals.