Red light cameras increase safety at intersections at no cost to taxpayers, but over the last several years, the number of communities using red light cameras has fallen. Community outrage is one of the main reasons there are fewer cameras. Meanwhile, safety advocates are trying to increase the number of cameras by better educating local governments on how to use them.
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Sandy Pho, a China scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center, about Vietnam's interest in getting military help from the U.S. due to tensions with China.
A corporate soap opera involving the CEO of Viacom and the company's single largest shareholder intensified Monday and appears headed to a courtroom.
As Bernie Sanders fights on against Hillary Clinton, he has some goals short of the nomination in sight, while his supporters remain relatively reluctant to support Clinton.
Donald Trump called the last GOP convention boring. Now he's causing conflict, as liberal groups urge companies not to donate because of him.
A large number of wreckage from EgyptAir Flight 804 could be in the Mediterranean Sea between Crete and Egypt. Scientists from the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory say the sea's depth could make an efficient search difficult.
A growing number of hospitals offer state of the art technology. But what that means varies widely from hospital to hospital and in fact, many hospitals continue to grapple with how to upgrade and innovate in traditional systems. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to Dr. Neal Sikka, who works on innovation and technology at George Washington University Hospital.
NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with investigative journalist Robert Kolker, whose article in Wired explores the new police interrogation technique called rapport-building.
A refrigerator-sized machine could someday make lifesaving drugs on site when outbreaks occur or where medicine is in short supply, like on the battlefield.
Researchers discovered ancient "beer-making tool kits" in underground rooms built between 3400 and 2900 B.C. Analyses of funnels, pots and jugs show the brewers were using pretty advanced techniques.
Death Cab for Cutie's Ben Gibbard wrote a song for The Monkees' new album, titled Good Times! NPR's Stephen Thompson shares "Me & Magdalena" with All Things Considered host Ari Shapiro.
Hear music from Classixx, Anohni, Gorgon City and more in this week's two-hour EDM mix from KCRW's Jason Bentley.
Over the weekend, a four-armed robot named Shimon did something amazing: It played an improvised jazz set alongside a human bandmate at a music festival.
Musician Laurel Sprengelmeyer — aka Little Scream — refers to prayer, devotion, heaven and Satan on her new album. Critic Ken Tucker calls Cult Following a "testament to desire and endurance."
In Casting Lots, the rabbi and mother of five explains how Judaism helped her come to terms with her anxiety. She says she and her sister, comic Sarah Silverman, are "two sides of the same coin."
Extended commutes in heavy traffic are tied to stress, less time to exercise, and more exposure to air pollution.
Retired economics professor Alexander Van der Bellen edged out anti-immigrant populist candidate Norbert Hofer by just more than 31,000 votes — 0.6 percent of the vote.
Pat Reynolds holds the record for the fastest reading of graduates’ names at the college’s commencement ceremony.
In our first of several conversations with recent graduates, we talk with Konje Machini, a graduation senior at the University of Chicago.
Baltimore police officer Edward Nero was acquitted today in Baltimore.