The National Registry of Exonerations says 125 people were exonerated in 2014 after being falsely convicted of crimes. The number surpasses the previous record of 91, set in 2013.
Beef processors continue to block efforts to bring back Zilmax, a drug that makes cattle put on weight faster. Is it because they’re concerned about animal welfare, or beef exports?
On Sunday, this Massachusetts teacher will be up close with her favorite team — as a cheerleader on the New England Patriots squad.
The former Cuban dictator had not said anything publicly since the U.S. and Cuba announced plans for a rapprochement. Last night, the Communist paper released a letter said to be written by him.
About 300 survivors of the Nazi camp are attending the ceremony along with German and Austrian leaders. But attention is also on the absence of Russia’s president whose countrymen liberated Auschwitz.
The snowstorm hitting the Northeast is having a big impact on Cape Cod, Mass. Steve Inskeep speaks with WCAI’s Sean Corcoran for the latest on how residents and local officials are handling the storm.
President Obama has stopped in Saudi Arabia on his way home from India. He’s meeting with the new Saudi king. Steve Inskeep talks to NPR’s Scott Horsley, who is traveling with the President.
Mistakes are made. If the health insurance marketplaces screw up in calculating subsidies for consumers, it’s the individual who is likely to be on the hook for repaying the excess.
An island off the coast of Tanzania has one of the world’s highest addiction rates. But the majority of its people, who are Muslims, are uneasy with the 12-step recovery program’s Christian concepts.
Whatever happens with the investigation of Deflategate, there is sometimes a blurry line between gaining a competitive advantage and downright cheating.
After a long legal battle waged by a family member, the remains of Pvt. Arthur “Bud” Kelder have been identified by the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command.
Almost 680,000 children in the United States were victims of abuse in 2013. And state and local governments aren’t doing enough to report abuse and investigate it, an independent report finds.
Critic Kenneth Turan says Going Clear and The Hunting Ground are among the films that “blew people away” at this year’s Sundance Film Festival.
A series of military confrontations and growing tensions between Western Europe and Russia means armed conflict in northern Europe seems plausible — and shows how ill-prepared the region is now.
Forecasters had predicted the storm could bring 1 to 3 feet of snow and hurricane-force winds. But early Tuesday morning, the National Weather Service downgraded some of the numbers.