It's like sliding off the top of a 15-story building on nothing more than an air mattress. The giant Verrückt water slide stands at 168 feet tall.
More than 60 women and girls who had been abducted by the extremist group reportedly escaped after their captors left for a raid. More than 200 schoolgirls taken in April remain missing.
Lots of kids spend part of their vacation at summer school, but there is very little information about what works.
People flying to the U.S. on international flights might want to keep their phones and other electronic devices charged. The devices might not be allowed onboard if they can't power up.
The exchange of rocket and air attacks follows the slaying of a Palestinian teen last week, which set off rioting in several Israeli cities.
NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard School of Public Health conducted a poll in March and early April to find out how stress is affecting people in the U.S. Here's what we found.
The former Soviet minister and Georgian president is credited with helping end the Cold War. He died Monday following a long illness, his spokeswoman tells the media.
Eduard Shevardnadze, a groundbreaking Soviet foreign minister and later the president of an independent Georgia, died Monday at the age of 86, his spokeswoman said.
There are 13 presidential libraries and soon there will be a 14th, for President Obama. Places vying for the prize stretch from Hawaii to New York. Chicago is so eager it's pitched multiple proposals.
Half of Americans say they've had a major stressful event in the past year, according to a poll by NPR, the Harvard School of Public Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Here's how it hurts.
To create accountability and transparency, some raw milk producers are coming up with guidelines for testing and safety. But federal agencies say all raw milk is still risky to consume.
The Marines will be required to open ground combat jobs to women in 2016. Now more than 160 female Marines have volunteered for a grueling training course that will determine their readiness.
Passengers at some overseas airports that offer U.S.-bound flights will be required to power on their electronic devices in order to board flights, the Transportation Security Administration said.
The idea is to basically carpet-bomb specific urban neighborhoods and rural areas with programs like after-school classes, GED courses and job training, with the goal of turning those areas around.
Even when the justices ruled together on cases, there was clear disagreement between them. Meanwhile, high-profile decisions in which they split 5-4 seemed particularly partisan.
The woman was walking barefoot as she wandered in and out of traffic on a freeway. In a video taken by a passing motorist, the officer is seen repeatedly pummeling the unidentified woman.
Djokovic won the Grand Slam men's singles final in five sets: 6-7, 6-4, 7-6, 5-7, 6-4.
The extremist group al-Shabab has claimed responsibility for killing 13 people in a village on the coast of Kenya. In Uganda, 17 died in attacks on police stations.
Nine out of 10 communications snagged by the National Security Agency were not from legally targeted foreigners, The Washington Post says.
The killing of Mohammed Abu Khdeir is thought to have been out of revenge. Meanwhile, Khdeir's American cousin, reportedly beaten by Israeli police, has been placed under house arrest.