A simple blood test can analyze bits of fetal DNA leaked in the mother's blood stream. It's less risky than invasive alternatives like amnio, but also doesn't tell as much about fetal health.
A JetBlue flight from Long Beach, Calif., and a SkyWest jet from Phoenix were involved. On Saturday, bomb threats targeted 2 jets bound for Atlanta. It's unclear if any of the threats were connected.
The actor who most famously plays Mr. Bean wrecked the high-performance car back in 2011. Luckily, he wasn't seriously injured. But it did cost him $1.4 million to get it fixed.
"Coach K" became the first NCAA Division I men's coach to reach the milestone when No. 5 Duke surged past St. John's in the second half for a 77-68 victory at Madison Square Garden.
Petro Poroshenko says that the only way forward in ending the conflict with Russian-backed separatists in the country's east is to revive a cease-fire agreement forged in September in Minsk.
The president recommends more than 12 million acres of the region receive the highest level of protection available for public lands.
Police crackdown on demonstrators marking the fourth anniversary of mass protests that ousted President Hosni Mubarak.
A major storm system, expected to peak Monday and Tuesday, could dump as much as two feet of snow in some areas.
The leftist Syriza party, which has vowed to rollback EU-mandated austerity measures, is poised to win the election.
Contenders for the 2016 presidential race spoke at Saturday's Iowa Freedom Summit, and on Sunday night senators Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio and Rand Paul will participate in a livestreamed discussion.
The reported assault is on a city about 100 miles southwest of where the Islamist extremist group killed as many as 2,000 people earlier this month.
When their students are asleep, these teachers are onstage in LA's punk rock scene.
Fleeing ISIS, an order of Dominican monks had to leave much behind. But when Father Najeeb Michaeel helped the Christian community escape, he took one thing with him: a collection of manuscripts.
A corner of the video game industry is covering the news through immersive experiences. One game transports players into the middle of the Syrian civil war.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted the Obamas at the airport in New Delhi, starting off a three-day trip. The leaders are expected to discuss trade, climate change and global terrorism.
There is a common belief that requiring the use of "politically correct" language in the workplace stifles creativity. Researchers decided to see if that notion held up to scrutiny.
Writer Greg O'Brien was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's disease five years ago. He describes what it was like to hear the news — and break it to his family.
American and Cuban diplomats sat face-to-face in Havana this week for historic talks. NPR's Arun Rath talks with correspondent Carrie Kahn about the U.S. and Cuba re-establishing diplomatic ties.
Loud noises, bright lights and crowded spaces can be painful for children with autism. That often means missing out on museums. Some, like Seattle's Pacific Science Center, are addressing the problem.
Bill Belichick says that after an exhaustive investigation he determined that temperature differences between the locker room and the field inadvertently caused the discrepancies.