The Paralympic Committee said it’s investigating 35 “disappearing positive samples” among disabled Russian athletes. The committee plans to announce by Aug. 1 whether it will ban Russia.
Citizens are being advised to remain indoors as police scour the city for suspected gunmen, after a shooting near the Olympia shopping center injured multiple people. No suspects are in custody.
Instagram is the Internet’s semi-obsessive, borderline-creepy love letter to food. But behind every great meal is a plate doing a pretty-OK job. So a comedian made an Instagram to celebrate plates.
When we invented shoes, we slipped a surface between ourselves and the world. Ever wonder if this is the moment mankind fell from grace? No? Well, for better or worse, NPR’s Colin Dwyer has.
Uncovering the layers of weirdness in the many fights over the ways music was employed as theater during this week’s Republican national convention.
It’s over 100 degrees Fahrenheit in much of the Midwest, South and East, and the culprit is hot air trapped under an atmospheric pressure lid that heats it up even further.
The social media company’s high-altitude, unmanned, solar-powered drone is designed to provide wireless Internet coverage to the ground below.
One man at the Republican National Convention said supporting any other candidate “would be the definition of insanity,” because something has to change. Hear his and other voters’ responses.
Investigators say Philip Esformes, 47, used his access to thousands of Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries to perpetrate a massive and profitable fraud.
“This is not a case of a rogue cop; this is not a case of police abuse,” the head of the Dade County police union says, adding that the officer who shot Charles Kinsey is praying for his recovery.
After last week’s truck attack, “We’re lost,” says one resident. “We just don’t know how to deal with it. We’re living in endless doubt.”
El Nino ruined this spring’s harvest. Can food aid — and maize seeds — be delivered in time?
More than 20 athletes who won Olympic medals in Beijing are among those implicated. The new findings nearly double the number of implicated athletes from those games.
More people have been Googling the term “white people” recently, perhaps prompted by this election cycle’s racial issues. But we’re trying to figure out a couple of other spikes over time.
He’s the man with a seemingly endless stream of science fun facts at his command. He’s also a great gourmet. We talk to the famed scientist about how his two great passions collide in the kitchen.