The last time the FCC saw this much public interest was after the Janet Jackson Super Bowl wardrobe malfunction. But research shows comments aren’t likely to sway the agency’s policy decision.
A group of men in New York are challenging the stereotype that eating meat signifies manliness. Instead, they say that manhood can be proven by caring for the planet, not dominating it.
People who graduate from high school are healthier than people who drop out. To find out why, researchers looked at whether students who got into top charter schools were avoiding health risks.
The first investigators have reached the crash site of the Malaysian airliner in eastern Ukraine. Meanwhile, fighting flared in Donetsk between separatists and armed groups supporting the government.
As the Israeli military expands its assault in the Gaza Strip, casualty numbers continue to grow. At last count, more than 550 Palestinians — mostly civilians — and 25 Israeli soldiers have died. On Monday, an Israeli strike hit a hospital in central Gaza, killing people in the intensive care unit.
Nearly 200 Dutch citizens died in the Malaysian airliner crash over Ukraine. To find out more about the country’s response to the tragedy, Audie Cornish speaks with Thomas Erdbrink of The New York Times.
The FBI and other federal law enforcement agencies will soon begin recording the interrogations they conduct. It’s a reversal of decades of policy and, the Obama administration says, a demonstration that agents act appropriately, without coercing suspects. Some big loopholes remain in the policy, though.
The Sunni extremist group that calls itself the Islamic State is solidifying its hold on the Iraqi city of Mosul. As it does so, the group is building a track record for how it actually governs. NPR’s Leila Fadel offers a glimpse of what life is like under the group’s rule.
During an Iowa visit, Rick Perry said if the federal government did not act to curb the influx of immigrants along the southern U.S. border, he would take matters into his own hands.
The fighting in the North African country is some of the worst since the ouster of Moammar Gadhafi in 2011.
In a statement, Russian President Vladimir Putin said this tragedy wouldn’t have happened if Ukraine had not restarted operations along its eastern border.
The fighting between Israel and Hamas in Gaza has left more than 500 people dead. The State Department said it was deeply concerned about the risk of further escalation.
Programs like Hack the Hood try to help young people in Oakland, Calif., find a gateway into the high-tech industry — and out of “dead-end” jobs.
Hidden economic forces like job-specific segregation are keeping young minorities out of the job market.
It’s been tough to identify the problems that only turn up after medicines are on the market. An experimental project is now combing through data to get earlier, more accurate warnings.