International observers have been freed by pro-Russian forces in eastern Ukraine. Correspondent Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson speaks to NPR's Scott Simon about their release and new military action.
In the latest round of litigation, Samsung has been ordered to pay $119.6 million to Apple. It was a mixed verdict. The jury found that both sides violated each other's patents.
The Final Four tournament was a real nail-biter, coming amid controversy over huge salaries and reports of top recruits stolen. Professor Richard Vedder discusses college chess with NPR's Scott Simon.
The Sinn Fein Leader was arrested this week for a 1972 murder based on evidence collected by a Boston College project. NPR's Scott Simon talks with Beth McMurtrie of The Chronicle of Higher Education.
Concerned about digital advertising revenue, Slate Magazine has started raising money through a paid-membership program. Media correspondent David Folkenflik explains the move to NPR's Scott Simon.
A federal court has ruled that being "at work" no longer has to mean physically in the office. Employment lawyers are expecting a flood of requests to telecommute, and say they'll be harder to deny.
Seven observers are freed more than a week after they were seized by separatists in eastern Ukraine. Kiev's government is putting new military pressure on separatists and taking control of TV towers.
There's a long list of pesky exceptions to the rules organic farmers have to follow for using pesticides and fertilizers. This week, a battle erupted over those exceptions.
This week's technology news included Facebook's new anonymous logins, Twitter's latest earnings, the golden egg innovation and other headlines we don't want you to miss.
The House speaker is the overwhelming favorite to win his Republican primary election Tuesday. But one of his foes produced a campaign ad that won't soon be forgotten.
Pro-Russia insurgents in eastern Ukraine released the seven OSCE military observers and five Ukrainian assistants who had been held for more than a week.
Apple had been seeking more than $2 billion in damages. The jury also awarded Samsung $158,400 for Apple's infringement.
In a case between tech giants Apple and Samsung, a jury has issued a mixed verdict. The decision marks only the latest in an ongoing struggle over patents between the two companies, a struggle that is expected to see its next skirmish at the Supreme Court later this year.
The prank became national news after 62 students were arrested. But custodians did not find urine in the hallways and most of the graffiti was done with water-based markers, a school official said.
According to local reports, a building was set on fire after pro-Moscow demonstrators retreated into it. Friday became the deadliest day since the ousting of Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich.
Do your pets eat better than you? A hamster with a taste for Tex-Mex food gets to feast on homemade burritos, courtesy of his very own chef.
Toasting the Kentucky Derby with a shot of prized Pappy Van Winkle bourbon will cost you. Last fall, 222 bottles were stolen straight from the distillery, and the police still don't know who did it.
Rebels say they have agreed to retreat from some areas they control in Homs, a city once known as the capital of the revolution.
Facebook has introduced a way for users to log into apps anonymously as a way to build trust and protect privacy. User info would be protected from app developers, but visible to Facebook.
"All of us with a memory of the '80s and '90s saw the line drawn from Afghanistan to Sept. 11," says James Comey.