In a plea deal, the hedge fund also agreed to pay a $1.8 billion fine and end its investment advisory business.
The vehicle that arguably saved a car company and became a cultural icon first rolled off an assembly line in November 1983. NPR.org readers shared stories and photos. Check out their memories.
Reports based on leaked documents showed that the U.S. spy agency circumvented the Internet giant's efforts to protect its users' data.
On this 34th anniversary of the takeover of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, the chants were familiar. But many of those who were shouting say they actually want to see Iran and the U.S. repair their fractured relations.
Thorsten Heins took over the struggling mobile company last year, but his tenure was marked by product flops.
The Senate is scheduled to take a key vote on a bill to ban workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity... a congressman running to be Maine's governor comes out... Romney accuses Obama of dishonesty.
Also: Report alleges that doctors have been "complicit" in torture at CIA and military prisons; former Pakistani leader Musharraf is granted bail; and coaches of two NFL teams are hospitalized.
"I am Egypt's legitimate president. I refuse to be tried by this court," the ousted leader declared. He and other Muslim Brotherhood leaders are accused of inciting violence that led to the deaths of protesters. After their show of defiance, the trial was postponed.
Bacteria aren't all bad for you. In fact, they may well be the reason you're healthy. Scientists are just starting to figure out the role that the microorganisms that live on the human body play in human health. We dive in to take a microbe's eye view of the hidden world of the human microbiome.
On one side, they are battling forces loyal to the Assad regime; on the other, Islamist rebels from among their own ranks. But while the Islamists and the regime are both well-funded, the moderate rebels are looking to the U.S. for aid — and getting little in return.
Scientists are asking people to contribute samples of their gut microbes to help figure out how those microbes affect human health. But ethicists say sharing that information, as well as the personal health data that make it useful to researchers, poses risks. That's especially true for children.
Egypt's deposed Islamist president was brought from the secret location of his four-month detention to face trial Monday on charges of incitement of violence and murder. It was Mohammed Morsi's first public appearance since his ouster in a coup on July 3.
As the Houston Texans trickled into the locker room at halftime and learned that coach Gary Kubiak had collapsed leaving the field, their excitement over a big first half quickly disintegrated into dread. The incident rattled the team and Indianapolis rallied for a 27-24 victory Sunday night.
Before Paul Ciancia, 23, was heavily sedated for medical reasons, he told investigators he had acted alone when he opened fire in the terminal. That's according to a law enforcement official who has been briefed on the investigation and spoke to The Associated Press on Sunday.
South Asian communities around the world are celebrating good over evil, knowledge over ignorance, light over darkness. Sunday is Diwali, the Hindu Festival of Lights. The holiday isn't well-known in the U.S., though, so families rely on themselves to keep the tradition alive.
Booker brought the city lots of attention and investment to the New Jersey city as mayor. But now that he's a U.S. senator, will the trend continue? Booker helped change Newark's perception, but the city still faces persistent crime. Mayoral candidates are taking that issue — and their ideas for solving it — to voters.
The pipeline that brings water out of California's Owens Valley to metropolitan Los Angeles turns 100 this month. The water wars it has spawned over the century still simmer, and the issues of water use, scarcity and stewardship are inextricable — if often invisible — to life in the city.
The event happened at sunrise and produced a total eclipse in other parts of the globe.
Ford said on his weekly radio program that he's sorry and he's not perfect, but he will serve out his term. The mayor has been plagued by a video that allegedly shows him smoking crack.
NASA has already scoped out most of the comets and asteroids large enough to do global damage. But the United Nations thinks an international consortium of space programs need to get together in an effort to stop smaller — but potentially still dangerous — asteroids from hitting Earth.