After holding the lead through most of the game, the Fighting Irish had to hold off a last-minute challenge from the Gamecocks. They'll meet either Maryland or Connecticut in Tuesday's finals.
The now-retracted 2014 article on campus rape, according to a report by the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, involved errors made at "basically every level of the newsroom."
During its last major drought, Santa Barbara built a desalination plant. It was never used. Now it's being reopened, but critics say desalination is costly, energy-intensive and may harm marine life.
Brittany Diamond, 22, wants to challenge what you might think you know about strong women. "My sport has nothing to do with aesthetics," she says.
Wilderness Torah celebrates the holiday in a setting rooted in heritage. Participants immerse in Jewish culture but also find meaningful personal connections from isolation not felt in everyday life.
Following a bitterly contested election, outgoing President Goodluck Jonathan offered congratulations to his successor, Muhammadu Buhari, who said, "We must begin to heal the wounds and work towards a better future."
Medicaid in Oregon now pays for medication to suppress puberty in teens who may want to change their gender. Oregon officials decided the benefits outweigh possible trade-offs of stopping puberty.
The Israeli leader, who appeared on CNN and NBC, urged the U.S. and Western powers to seek a better agreement to limit Tehran's nuclear program.
Officials in Hollywood, Fla., have long battled a controversial homeless advocate. Now they've bought his shelter — and made a deal for him and the homeless people who stayed there to go elsewhere.
Francis, in his annual Urbi et Orbi message, decried the bloodshed in Africa and the Middle East. He also expressed hope for the framework deal on Iran's nuclear program.
Many Christians in the east African country gathering at churches for Easter Sunday used the occasion to remember 148 killed in the campus assault.
A dispute over membership is riling a Native American tribe near Yosemite. The Chukchansi tribe has been disenrolling members for decades, meaning the tribe's casino profits are going to fewer people.
The Kentucky Wildcats will not finish the college basketball season undefeated. Last night at the final four event, Wisconsin beat Kentucky in a dramatic showdown between number-one seeds.
In a down-to-the-wire showdown, Wisconsin beat Kentucky in the men's final four basketball tournament. NPR's Rachel Martin gets a preview of the upcoming games from Mike Pesca of Slate.com.
NPR's Philip Reeves recently visited the earthquake-battered cathedral in New Zealand built by a 19th-century ancestor. He found his family history entwined in a fierce contemporary controversy.
Residents of Lucille Ball's hometown in western New York want a life-sized statue of the star removed. They say it's terrifying.
A framework was announced last week to curb Iran's nuclear program. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Iranian businessman Rouzbeh Pirouz about how the proposal will affect his business.
The culture of retro cocktails that the show helped reignite is intriguing, considering how much of Mad Men is actually about excessive — even abusive — drinking.
Kenyan officials say they have identified the son of a government official as one of the gunmen who took part in an Islamic extremist attack on a Kenyan university that killed 148 people.
The Saudis are trying to rehabilitate convicted terrorists with programs such as art therapy in a resort setting. More than 80 percent have reformed, the Saudis say. But some returned to al-Qaida.