For the first time in more than 30 years, factory workers at a Detroit Three automaker have rejected a national contract.
The Environmental Protection Agency has released its much-anticipated ozone standards. The agency is setting more stringent thresholds for the particles that contribute to smog.
A gunman told victims to state their religion before he began his shooting rampage at a community college in Roseburg, Oregon, according to a witness. Ten people were killed.
A business group says the limit will hurt American workers. Environmentalists say it's not strict enough. The rule is intended to reduce the health damage of smog.
T-Mobile CEO says he is "incredibly angry" about the privacy breach and offers free credit monitoring for customers.
Pew Research Center surveyed adolescents 13 to 17 years old and found social media and mobile phones are "woven" into teens lives — particularly when it comes to flirting.
Speaking forcefully about the need for gun policy reform Thursday, Obama said, "Our thoughts and prayers are not enough."
Apple has long touted the power and design of its devices, but recently it's been emphasizing their privacy features. Tim Cook describes how Apple is protecting and using, or not using, customer data.
Unsurprisingly, the car company's U.S. sales slowed in the last third of September. Also: German prosecutors say they didn't open a criminal investigation into the former CEO, Martin Winterkorn.
Local authorities say a 20-year-old male opened fire on Thursday at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg in western Oregon. At least seven are dead.
While the British gossip over gin and tonics, the Indian streets are brewing with calls for independence. The new 10-part British TV drama has just had its U.S. debut.
Songdo City was planned as a futuristic international business hub. Instead, it's become popular among Koreans as an attractive residential area. This story is the latest in NPR's Cities Project.
Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi has continued to make films since being officially barred from doing so. His latest finds him driving a cab, picking up passengers.
Starring Matt Damon as an astronaut stranded on Mars, The Martian retains the humor and ingenuity of Andy Weir's novel, even if Damon's crewmates are a bit too good-looking after months in space.
A new documentary follows the well-known young activist who survived being shot, won a Nobel Peace Prize, and still advocates for education for girls.
Aside from a shaky French accent from Joseph Gordon-Levitt, The Walk is pretty compelling once it actually gets to the story of a famous wire walk between the Twin Towers.
A federal judge has ruled that a child's exposure to traumatic events could lead to disability. The decision allows a case against the Compton Unified School District to move forward.
The exact number of casualties is unclear after the incident at Umpqua Community College in rural western Oregon. Local authorities say the threat is now over.
A new study by the Pew Research Center finds digital tools play a significant role in maintaining relationships of young teenagers. Nearly two-thirds of teens say social media makes them feel more connected to what's happening in their significant other's life.
The Environmental Protection Agency's new rule sets reduces the threshold for the particles that contribute to smog at 70 parts per billion, lower than than 75 ppb currently on the books. NPR's Ari Shapiro learns more from reporters Joe Wertz in Oklahoma and Mose Buchele in Texas.