The candidates have mostly stayed away from discussing the National Security Agency's surveillance programs. That's quickly changing.
When novelist Anne Bernays became a great-grandmother, she dyed her hair bright blue. She says young people tend to treat the elderly as if they're dumb, "whereas I feel like I'm still a teenager."
The Ohio governor and 2016 GOP presidential hopeful outlined his foreign policy agenda in an interview with NPR, saying, "I think it is absolutely critical to invite our moderate Muslim friends."
The sweet potato pie, sold in boxes bearing LaBelle's face, was a ho-hum seller until a video singing its praises went viral last week. Why pie fever? Partly, it's about celebrating black culture.
As immigration to the U.S. shifts from Mexico to Central America, more Mayan speakers find themselves stuck without translators in the court system.
Sen. Lindsey Graham, a Republican candidate for president, also called for a "timeout" on America's Syrian refugee program "until we can ensure we have proper vetting."
Steve Inskeep talks with NPR's TV critic Eric Deggans about the actor's announcement that he is HIV-positive. Sheen said he has paid millions to keep his health issue a secret for years.
One new teacher in 10 will quit by the end of the first year. One teacher coined a phrase that explains why: Dark, Evil Vortex Of Late September, October and November, or DEVOLSON.
Lydia Smith, 87, is one of the 2.6 million women aged 65 and over living at or below the poverty line. Older women are more than twice as likely as men to live in poverty.
Many people were moved last week by an online comic on a site called "The Oatmeal." It was illustrated and written by Matthew Inman and tells the story of a heroic rescue after a plane crash in 1947.