Faux eggs made with 3-D printers are better than sculpted versions, researchers say, because it's easier to systematically vary their size, weight and other features. Next goal: 3-D fragile shells.
The U.S. still isn't quite on the same page with its close ally, Turkey, on who to back in the Syrian civil war — moderates or Islamists.
All eyes turned on Scott County, Ind., recently after reports of an outbreak of HIV. But the rise in injection drug use across the country, especially the eastern United States, is fueling another silent epidemic: hepatitis C. Outreach workers are trying to contain the spread by offering clean needles and testing. But because of the nature of hepatitis C, it's an uphill battle.
Parts of Houston have received more than a foot of rain in the past day. The deluge has led to flooding, school and road closures, and many water rescues.
Cleveland and the Justice Department have reached an agreement on wide-ranging reforms for the city's police department. The measures come after federal authorities found the police engaged in a pattern of excessive force and civil rights violations.
In northern Lebanon, a complex of sweeping buildings designed by renowned architect Oscar Niemeyer reminds people of more peaceful times.
The president has sought to give temporary protection from deportation to people who were brought to the U.S. as children, and to the parents of people who live in the U.S. legally.
Watch the hydration-obsessed Chicago rapper's new video for the Kaytranada-produced single from his upcoming EP, Wave[s].
In response to our call, nearly a thousand NPR listeners submitted voice samples. Now, the algorithm has rendered its judgment.
In his memoir Do No Harm, Henry Marsh confesses to the uncertainties he's dealt with as a surgeon, revisits his triumphs and failures and reflects on the enigmas of the brain and consciousness.
The country star performs songs from her most recent album, last year's The Way I'm Livin'.
In the 1940s, recording engineers perfected new sound techniques that were used in World War II — and which launched a hi-fi revolution. Lloyd Schwartz reviews the new 53-CD Decca box set.
PETA says the pub's name should reflect "society's growing compassion for animals and in celebration of intelligent, sensitive chickens."
Hear and download two songs by the Texas musician, who performs in Shearwater's touring band.
The popular rock band plays songs from its new, banjo-free album Wilder Mind.
Cuba needs the Internet to rebuild its ragged economy. That's why fledgling private businesspeople are traveling to Miami to learn how to do business online.
On Monday, three children in Florida were injured when a waterspout came ashore and lifted the inflatable house they were in.
Hear music from Ratatat, Disclosure, Public Service Broadcasting and more in a two-hour EDM mix from KCRW's Jason Bentley.
If you're looking for light fun read for an upcoming vacation, the short story collection "Spoiled Brats" comes out in paperback today.
The mother-son duo's songs are memorable and singable even days after you hear them. This short set is a perfect introduction to a one-of-a-kind duo.