One major study found sexual assaults are lower on campuses of historically black colleges and universities. But some question those numbers and whether HBCUs have the resolve to address the issue.
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill that makes California the first in the nation to define when "yes means yes" and adopt requirements for colleges to follow when investigating sexual assault reports.
Europe added another layer to its Ryder Cup dominance on Sunday by leaving no doubt who had the best team. Behind two early comebacks, Europe clinched the cup with four matches still on the course.
Jordan Zimmermann is the first Washington National to pitch a no-hitter. And, Yankees captain Derek Jetter ended his 20-year career in Boston with an RBI-single during his final at-bat.
In an interview with 60 Minutes the president, citing the director of national intelligence, acknowledged that U.S. intelligence overestimated the ability of the Iraqi army to fight the group.
For the first time in nearly 20 years, federal money is flowing into gun violence research. There's also growing momentum behind creating a reliable national database for firearm injuries and deaths.
Breathalyzers were placed in the doorway of a nightclub in Stockholm this weekend, with an unusual purpose: to ensure no guests had been drinking any booze.
The word "trifling" (or, as it may be more commonly said, "triflin'"), used to blast folks as lazy, good-for-nothing cheaters, goes back quite a ways.
For the first time, the world record in the marathon is now under 2 hours and 3 minutes, after Dennis Kimetto of Kenya tore through the course at Sunday's Berlin Marathon.
The scientists who study humans and their cultures could help health care professionals treat people who are reasonably, desperately afraid, they argue.
A ruling against J. Jayalalithaa in India's highest-profile corruption case has stunned a political class that is widely seen as permeated with graft. She's been sentenced to four years in prison.
Dozens of queens' profiles were deactivated recently because they used stage names. Facebook says requiring real names curbs abuse, but LGBT groups say it's restricting — for drag queens and others.
Daniel Ortega is not the bombastic revolutionary of years past. He's toned down the rhetoric and his wife runs day-to-day operations. Critics say it's not unlike the regime he toppled 30 years ago.
Saying his country will do "whatever is needed" to help fight the extremist group ISIS, Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he has reached what media are calling "a point of determination."
About 5 million women worldwide are admitted to hospitals each year because of complications after an abortion. But the key to stopping these injuries may have nothing to with changing the law.
Attorney General Eric Holder tells NPR's Carrie Johnson that he's sorry his parents couldn't see Obama's tribute to him on Thursday — and that his greatest regret hit home on a visit to Newtown.
Video footage from earlier in the day showed protesters using umbrellas to try to deflect pepper spray and water cannons as officers attempted to disperse the crowd.
On a return trip to eastern Ukraine, NPR's Eleanor Beardsley found a ceasefire that feels shaky and separatists who are full of swagger and determined to press their fight for independence.
Officials say the hikers were found close to the mountain's peak, in cardiac and respiratory arrest. More than 200 hikers survived Saturday's eruption.
Hong Kong police used tear gas on Sunday as they tried to clear thousands of pro-democracy protesters gathered in a challenge to Beijing over its decision to restrict democratic reforms for the city.