Ellen DeGeneres' goal of setting a retweet record with her star-studded selfie was achieved before the Oscars telecast was even over. Twitter was disrupted for more than 20 minutes.
Sunday night's Oscar ceremony was overlong and underfunny — though it did pick up here and there, with heartfelt acceptances and a few notable flubs.
Infant sleep machines, used to mask outside noise, can exceed recommended noise limits when played at high volume and placed close to a baby's sensitive ears.
Inflation and food shortages continue to spark violence in Venezuela. Dozens of people have been arrested, and protests renewed on Saturday. Reporter Girish Gupta explains the situation in Caracas.
As the Russian military entrenches itself in the Crimean peninsula, NPR's Peter Kenyon reports on the latest news in Ukraine from Simferopol, Crimea's capital.
An anti-vice crackdown in China has targeted mistresses and sex workers as part of a social problem, but mistresses have been an open secret in China for years.
At least 29 people were killed and nearly 150 wounded in Saturday's attack in Kunming, in southwest China, as 10 assailants randomly stabbed rail passengers.
"Titan" heads east after causing flash-flooding in drought-parched California on Saturday. Forecasters predict several inches of snow in much of the country's mid-section.
With Russian troops having seized key assets in the Black Sea peninsula, experts say Ukraine's military is ill-prepared to take on Moscow's troops in a fight to reclaim the territory.
The secretary of state's trip comes as Ukraine's week-old government scrambles to mobilizing reserves in the face of Moscow's military incursion into the Crimea peninsula.
Gamers are attracting millions of fans to their live competitions and bringing in some serious prize money. E-sports teams can be bought for millions, and players are traded for thousands.
These gamers attract millions of fans to their live competitions and bring in some serious prize money. E-sports teams can be bought for millions, and players are traded for thousands.
When the parade is over, all those beads the crowd so eagerly called for seem to lose their shine. Rather than see the leftovers end up in a landfill, one New Orleans group collects and recycles them.
Last July, when the FDA approved unrestricted sale of Plan B One-Step, it also granted the drug's maker three years of protection from generic competition. Now the agency has reconsidered.
The president's budget no longer dictates policy as it once did, but the annual exercise in political theater continues — often receiving more criticism than praise. So what's the value in having it?
Economists say strong home sales this spring could drive job creation, as well as boost personal wealth and consumer confidence.
As a black graphic designer, Xavier Ruffin wanted to like the show Mad Men, but was disappointed with its portrayal of black people. His Web series Mad Black Men is part spoof, part dramedy.
A group of knife-wielding assailants attacked a railway station in southern China, killing at least 27 and wounding more than 100.
Ken Ham, the museum's founder, says a $73-million Noah's Ark theme park was saved from bankruptcy thanks in part to the media attention generated by the face off.
Activists who have occupied government buildings in an effort to force out the elected government now say they will back off their "Shutdown Bangkok" campaign.