The May jobs report showed steady job creation. Payrolls expanded by 217,000, and unemployment held steady at 6.3%. And there was a milestone: The U.S. economy now has slightly more jobs than it did in December 2007, when the last recession began.
A faulty air conditioning system spiked temperatures during the first game of the NBA finals, and the San Antonio Spurs took the win. The Barbershop guys talk sports, politics and pop culture.
While workers scramble to prepare stadiums and airports for visiting fans, NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro says many Brazilians are angry and frustrated.
A new survey from the Anti-Defamation League estimates that nearly one in 10 Americans are prejudiced against Jews. But Rabbi Eric Yoffie says American anti-Semitism is not a real threat.
Two 12-year-old girls in Wisconsin allegedly took their friend into the woods and stabbed her multiple times. They have been charged as adults. What does that mean and is it fair?
With today's monthly jobs report meeting predictions, the U.S. has surpassed the number of jobs before 2008. But the recovery has been slow and long, economists say.
Last year NPR's Uri Berliner took money from a savings account that was losing value to inflation and bought a range of assets that included a painting and a haul from Costco. So how'd his money do?
Dueling charges of cyberspying between China and the U.S. are escalating in this new conflict, which could have huge stakes for American industry and trade secrets.
The number of fathers at home in the U.S. has nearly doubled since 1989. A desire among more men to stay home with the kids has a lot to do with that, but so does the inability to find a job.
Scientists used high-powered DNA sequencing to diagnose infections missed by usual lab tests. The pricey method is still experimental, but might offer a way to identify tough-to-diagnose infections.