The stock market endured a volatile week as investors sold off technology stocks. Weak bank earnings added to the sour mix. But the selloff hasn't triggered alarm, and indicators for the broader economy are mostly positive.
Federal and state authorities are investigating a deadly bus crash in California. A bus full of prospective students headed to Humbolt State University was hit by a truck that veered across the freeway median.
Revered by other musicians, Winchester began recording in 1970. He had a hit of his own with "Say What." Artists such as Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt and Elvis Costello covered his songs. He was 69.
Pro-Russian protesters in the eastern city of Donetsk seized a government building in the middle of town on Sunday. NPR's Ari Shapiro went inside the building and reports on what it was like.
As a scholar, U.S. ambassador to the U.N. Samantha Power wrote about the U.S. failure to intervene in Rwanda. Morning Edition co-host David Greene talks to her about current crises in Africa.
Collin Smith was in high school when an accident left him unable to use his arms and legs. So Ernest Greene, 50 years his senior, decided to help. And when Collin went to college, Ernest went, too.
Repaying college debts prevents many Americans from investing in homes or retirement. The impact can add up — for individuals and the economy as a whole, a researcher says.
In the coming years, U.S. Army rolls could drop to their lowest level since World War II. Some think a leaner force can meet the challenges ahead; others say the U.S. will face unacceptable risks.
They have recovered from the deadly virus that is ravaging Guinea. They feel blessed by their good fortune. But family and friends are often afraid to welcome them back with open arms.
Kathleen Sebelius has resigned from her position as secretary of health and human services. President Obama accepted her resignation, and he plans to nominate Sylvia Matthews Burwell to replace her.