It's been one year since the city of Detroit exited the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history. New development is erupting downtown, but the city is still walking a financial tightrope.
The shooting in San Bernardino has focused attention on a "loophole" gun manufacturers use to get around weapons bans. It's the target of some lawmakers, but AR-15 owners say the gun is misunderstood.
Hany Farid co-developed the technology that tracks child pornography. He tells NPR's Scott Simon that similar software could be used to track terror content if tech companies were willing to use it.
Delegates at the U.N. climate talks in Paris have agreed on final draft text for a deal to curb global warming. NPR's Christopher Joyce joins NPR's Scott Simon with the latest from Paris.
Demographer Phillip Longman says that regional inequality divides America. He tells NPR's Scott Simon which cities are doing well, which ones are falling behind, and how the U.S. got to this point.
Drones are expected to be one of the most popular gifts this holiday season. As rules still play catch-up with the tech, here's a few rules new owners should know before flying their new devices.
NPR's Scott Simon speaks with NPR Political Editor Domenico Montanaro about the busy week on the campaign trail.
Donald Trump attacked fellow Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz at a rally in Iowa on Friday night.
Republican presidential candidates decry what they call a "war on faith." Religious conservatives say they face anti-Christian bigotry. But the rise of anti-Muslim sentiment reveals a double standard.
In Brazil, health authorities suspect the mosquito-borne Zika virus is tied to a severe birth defect. They've urged women in certain regions to avoid getting pregnant.