Thousands of miles of Louisiana's coastline have been disappearing over the last century. NPR's Lynn Neary talks to fishing guide Ryan Lambert about what's happening to his community.
Rumors are swirling about the unveiling of the newest iPhone this Tuesday. But will it be enough to keep Apple at the top of the pack? NPR's Lynn Neary talks with Farhad Manjoo of the New York Times.
Preparing for its initial public offering, e-commerce company Alibaba estimates its stock will sell for $60 to $66 a share. The retailing giant will be listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
A blaze in Mariposa County is one of many large fires burning in drought-stricken California. Officials say this weekend's conditions will make the danger even greater.
Kei Nishikori put a buzz into the U.S. Open crowd in New York and put himself into the history books, becoming the first Asian man to reach a Grand Slam tennis final.
Denim sales fell 6 percent over the past year. Blue jeans haven't hit the skids this hard since Marlon Brando and James Dean made them famous in the 1950s.
In June, President Obama said he would act on his own to reshape U.S. immigration policies at the summer's end. Since then, he's come under pressure from fellow Democrats.
Former Gov. Bob McDonnell's conviction is a reminder that politicians are more likely to be nailed for petty chiseling than for fleecing the public treasury for billions in pork barrel projects.
Before now, the former hostages have avoided disclosing details about their captors' identity, out of fears that Westerners still being held by the Islamic State could face retaliation.
The plane's occupants are believed to have been real estate developer Larry Glazer, who may have been at the controls, and his wife, Jane, who owned a catalog business.
As Iraqi and American forces battle militants in the north, there are fears the turmoil could fuel new killings in the capital.
For Devon Still, the Cincinnati Bengals' decision means he'll be able to stay close to his daughter — and it will help pay the roughly $1 million her fight against cancer will require.
The lockdown's effectiveness will depend on citizens buying in to the government's plan. The news comes as the World Health Organization says it's speeding up delivery of possible vaccines.
Testing, tenure, pay, standards, business influence, poverty and inequality--the big education issues have been with us a long time, says a new book.
NATO leaders gathered in Wales this week to address the crisis in Ukraine and the threat posed by the Islamic State. NPR's Scott Simon talks to the former U.S. Ambassador to NATO Ivo Daalder.
President Obama has spent much of the week talking about what NATO can do to respond to current crises. NATO leaders approved a plan to develop a rapid response force to primarily counter Russia.
The first wave of the Ebola virus struck Liberia's northern Lofa County back in March. Correspondent Ofeibea Quist-Arcton traveled to Lofa, and speaks to NPR's Scott Simon about the current situation.
Population growth, the cutting down of forests and increased mobility all contribute to the current crisis. "The virus hasn't changed," says one infectious disease expert. "Africa has changed."
A senior State Department official says the flight from Bagram Air Field in Afghanistan was rerouted because of a "bureaucratic issue." The State Department says the plane has now landed in Dubai.
Why does that sleek polyester T-shirt reek after 10 minutes, while the old-school cotton stays relatively sweet? Polyester attracts very different microbes, which may account for that special stink.