Michael Miller, a reporter with The Washington Post, speaks with NPR's Audie Cornish about military recruitment centers and how they have become easy targets for potential violence.
At a recent event, German Chancellor Angela Merkel met a Palestinian girl, who said she hoped to stay in Germany. When Merkel explained why she couldn't, the moment caught the people's attention.
Shock continues to ripple through Chattanooga, Tenn., as residents try to cope with Thursday's attack. Rabbit Zielke of WUTC reports on the community's reaction.
Over 1,600 acres of old-growth rainforest have burned in Washington's Olympic National Park. As Ashley Ahearn of KUOW reports, the wildfire is expected to persist through the rest of the summer.
Deaths in the U.S. from lightning strikes are up in 2015, compared with recent years. A convertible won't save you. Get inside at the first rumble of thunder, and stay away from plugged-in appliances.
The international report card is out and confirms the hottest average on record — for a third time in 15 years. More than 400 scientists contributed data, finding a spike in sea and air temperatures.
Are plastic bags recyclable? Why are Christmas lights a no-go? A recycling plant operations manager takes readers' questions about the process.
The recent nuclear deal covers only a fraction of U.S. sanctions against Iran; most of the restrictions on businesses will stay in place. But there are exceptions. Who will benefit?
Americans embraced yogurt only after manufacturers upped the sweet factor. Now new startups aim to wean us from the sugar habit. Think yogurt with a kick of jalapeño or a drizzle of olive oil.
Beyond preserving his legacy, city leaders are calling to investigate the 1940 death of Elbert Williams, who is believed to be the first NAACP official killed for seeking voting rights for blacks.