A cool Atlantic Ocean and a mild to moderate El Niño in the Pacific equatorial region has forecasters predicting only four or five Atlantic hurricanes this year.
In a country known for its tech advances and rapid economic rise, the generation responsible for the growth isn't faring so well. Half of South Korea's seniors live below the poverty line.
It's only the second time in the past 50 years that the heads of the U.S. and Cuba are known to have spoken. The two leaders are expected to meet Friday, at a regional meeting in Panama.
In the first gathering of its kind, representatives from such micronations as Slabovia and Westarctica will attend Saturday's meeting at the Anaheim Central Library.
The eggplant emoji has become a favorite of salacious sexters. To rescue its sullied rep, we turn to our emoji keyboards and conjure recipes to highlight the fruit's, ahem, culinary attributes.
Babies have a microbe in their gut that prevents infections and helps the immune system. But not all infants get the bacteria at the same time, or in the same amount. Scientists have figured out why.
A source with knowledge of Hillary Clinton's campaign plans says she will announce on Sunday that she's running for president. But don't expect a big campaign rally with thousands of supporters.
On April 12, 2015, the world will celebrate the 60th anniversary of Jonas Salk's vaccine that led to the eradication of polio.
A blind man who was sold actual grass instead of the grass he was looking for has told a French court that it was he, and not his guide dog, who bit a deceitful dealer.
NPR has learned that the former first lady and secretary of state will formally announce her plan to seek the Democratic nomination, ending years of speculation about her intentions.
Lawmakers in Islamabad instead approved a draft resolution calling on the government to play a mediating role in the conflict against the Houthi rebels.
The courts have agreed to set uniform fees and fines, changing a process that fueled anger and frustration with the legal system in Ferguson, Mo.
HBO's Game of Thrones, Veep and Silicon Valley all start new seasons Sunday. NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says these three shows just might form the best Sunday night lineup on TV this spring.
The tornado was so massive and the damage so extensive that in some areas, plows had to push debris off the streets so emergency crews could reach survivors.
Drug overdoses — many from opioid painkillers — cause more deaths in the U.S. than car crashes, shootings or alcohol. But stigma keeps many addicts from an antidote that could quickly save them.
Supercell thunderstorms produced a large tornado that touched down Thursday night in northern Illinois, killing one person in a tiny community as severe weather pummeled the Midwest.
Courts have ruled that civilians have a constitutional right to videotape police encounters in public. But civilians are not allowed to interfere with police activity.
President Obama said the State Department completed its review. The AP and Reuters are reporting that the department has recommended removing Cuba from the list of state sponsors of terrorism.
For the first time ever, two black dancers will star in 'Swan Lake' in a major American production. NPR's Elizabeth Blair peeks behind the curtain to see why it's been so hard for ballet to diversify.
Police told media outlets that the man was guarding the gate outside the facility. Police said he had suffered "life threatening injuries."