A couple is spending 365 days in the nation’s most visited wilderness area to raise awareness of a sulfide-ore mining plan they say will put the watershed ecosystem in danger. Some locals disagree.
Authorities say they still don’t have a motive for the shooting rampage at Umpqua Community College that killed 9 people and wounded 9 others.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will announce three new top leaders. Scholar Matthew Bowman discusses what the change could mean at a time when social issues challenge the faith.
The article reveals what the writers really feel about mass shootings in America, something mainstream media couldn’t do.
The storm looks likely to stay well offshore, but it is still dumping a lot of rain on the mid-Atlantic states. Bermuda could also be in the crosshairs.
NPR’s Scott Simon talks with correspondent Tom Goldman about the latest on the mass shooting in Roseburg, Ore.
To the three Rs, the schools in the nation’s capital have added a fourth: Riding. Bicycles, that is.
In a conversation with NPR’s Scott Simon, Jacques Pépin reflects on his extraordinary 60-year career, his dear friend Julia Child and how not to let good cheese leftovers go to waste.
As he responded to more mass shootings, the president has become more forceful on gun politics. especially after the massacre at Newtown. But he’s also agitated that stricter laws haven’t been passed.
The vice president’s popularity has tracked closely to Obama’s during their administration, and it’s risen as he explores a White House bid. But the realities of a campaign could bring it back down.
It’s true for all of us. The choice of a doctor, for example, can make a tremendous difference. For those who live in remote spots and in poor countries, good luck is even more critical.
Criminal justice experts and advocates say they’re cautiously optimistic about a new bipartisan proposal in the Senate — the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act.
An attack destroyed a trauma center early Saturday in Kunduz, Afghanistan, as U.S. and government forces fight to retake the city from the Taliban. More than 30 from the hospital remain missing.
After Steve Bartman possibly interfered with a catch in a 2003 playoff game, his fellow Cubs fans sent him death threats. Now they want to send him to the National League wild card game next week.
The former Florida governor sparked controversy when he cautioned against quick political reactions to the Oregon school shooting, saying that “stuff happens.”