The quick rise of measles infections in the wake of cases reported among Disneyland visitors underscores how even a small dip in vaccination rates can allow the virus to spread.
Many of the boxes, bags and bottles that contain our edibles were once groundbreaking —both in their design and in how they changed our perception of what's inside. Designers tell us their favorites.
Nearly 3 inches fell Sunday night in Boston — making this winter the city's snowiest ever.
While Americans are deeply divided over whether government surveillance is serving the public interest, one-third of those surveyed are taking steps to hide their personal information online.
"This is a very devastating cyclone in Vanuatu. I term it as a monster, a monster," President Baldwin Lonsdale says. He was at a conference in Japan when the storm hit.
Vladimir Putin's disappearance from the public eye prompted a flurry of rumors about his health, or even a possible coup. He dismissed all that Monday.
President Baldwin Lonsdale told The Associated Press that the storm, which hit over the weekend, damaged or destroyed 90 percent of the buildings in the capital. Six are confirmed dead, he said.
Jonathan Keleher is one of a handful of people known to have lived their entire lives without a cerebellum. His experiences are helping scientists show how this brain structure helps shape who we are.
The city's light rail has attracted Israeli and Palestinian riders. But it has also been a source of controversy in a conflict where even the trains are freighted with political significance.
Baseball has long been labeled America's pastime, but some have argued that politics actually deserves that title. It turns out there are more than a few parallels between the two this time of year.
The Center for Students in Recovery at the University of Texas is one of a small but growing number of programs catering to former addicts at U.S. colleges and universities.
NPR's Arun Rath talks with international correspondent Peter Kenyon about the resumption of nuclear talks with Iran, as Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Iran's foreign minister in Lausanne, Switzerland.
The St. Louis County Police Department arrested a suspect in the shooting that wounded two police officers last Thursday in Ferguson, Mo. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Emanuele Berry of St. Louis Public Radio about the arrest and investigation.
Dogs are routinely used by police forces for crime investigations, drug sniffing or search and rescue missions. But to L.A. county K-9 handler, Karina Peck, "Indy" the dog is more than a co-worker.
NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro says protesters don't just want Dilma Rousseff gone: They are demanding the ruling party be booted as well. Some estimates say 1 million people protested across Brazil.
Today's meeting in Switzerland comes a week after 47 Senate Republicans signed an open letter to Iran suggesting any deal reached would lapse the day President Obama leaves office.
The St. Louis County Police Department announced the arrest on social media. A news conference announcing the details of the arrest was scheduled for 2:30 p.m.
The comments were made to CBS. The U.S. has previously said the Syrian leader "needs to go." But nearly four years into the Syrian civil war, there are few signs of that happening.
Durst, the troubled heir to a New York real estate fortune, has been questioned in the past over two deaths and a disappearance. It is unclear if his arrest is linked to those cases.
The attack is the latest in a series targeting the country's Christian minority. Irate protesters attacked people whom they suspected of being behind the explosions, killing at least one person.