The Afghan government said Wednesday that Taliban leader Mullah Omar "died in April 2013 in Pakistan." The news comes just as peace talks between Afghanistan and the Taliban are due to resume.
Rep. Fattah, a Democrat from Pennsylvania, was indicted Wednesday over alleged involvement in a scheme that included bribery, illegal use of campaign contributions and theft of charitable funds.
In the state's agricultural Central Valley, planning is under way to transform peach and plum fields into Kings River Village, a solar-powered community that will send wastewater back into an aquifer.
Veteran strategists say while Trump has staffed up in early states, the Republican is missing the long-term campaign infrastructure and approach to go the distance.
A new study shows that children in China who are mainly cared for by grandparents instead of mom and dad are twice as likely to be overweight — contributing to the country's obesity epidemic.
Hear songs from The Amazing's latest album, Picture You, performed live in Stockholm.
The singer and songwriter, whose The Blade is one of the most acclaimed country albums of the year, talks to NPR's Ann Powers about genre expectations, famous collaborators and country radio.
Watch Ashley Monroe play songs from her new, breakthrough album, The Blade, live at WNYC in New York.
People who text while walking change their pace and seem to walk more cautiously, a study says. But that doesn't mean you're not a menace to yourself and others.
Teresa Ann Miller often works with distracted performers, but the Hungarian film White God was especially challenging. "The dogs just thought it was a party," she says of the film's dog-pack scene.
From the archives, hear the late Appalachian folk singer share songs and memories at the Swannanoa Gathering in the mountains of North Carolina.
Tom Banse of Northwest News Network get a tour of what you might call the Amazon.com for wildland firefighting.
We visit our resident chef's garden in Maine, make gazpacho and get a recipe for a plum tart with hazelnut crust.
The company is hoping that users are happier with Windows 10, after Windows 8 was widely criticized when it was released in 2012.
A summer program at Johns Hopkins University puts high-schoolers' ingenuity to the test — building bridges out of nothing but spaghetti and glue.
The Hamilton County Prosecutor said the shooting of Sam Dubose was "asinine" and "totally unwarranted." Officer Ray Tensing, the prosecutor said, should have never been an officer.
Mayor Marty Walsh reflects on how Boston's Olympic bid fell apart and suggests changes at the International Olympic Committee.
On the brink of what scientists call the "sixth mass extinction," an experimental metal band matches a sublime track with kaleidoscopic images of glitches and decay.
The killing of an adult male lion – one locals knew as Cecil – in Zimbabwe by a Minnesota dentist has sparked outrage and debate.
The House votes today on a patch to keep federal highway and transit aid going to states, while the Senate is debating a long-term bill.