“I’m absolutely delighted,” says Angus Deaton of Princeton University. He won for “his analysis of consumption, poverty, and welfare,” the Nobel Committee says.
The landmark Hotel Okura’s design – only eleven stories – didn’t meet the need for more rooms for the 2020 Summer Olympics. Now, an icon of Japanese mid-century modern architecture will disappear.
Heavy rains have damaged much of the crop in the Midwest. Canned pumpkin giant Libby’s says there should be enough to fill your pies for Thanksgiving, but after that, things will be tight.
Despite living in a Milwaukee neighborhood known for high crime and poverty, 76-year-old Martha Freeman doesn’t shy away from community conflict. She steers young men toward talking, not shooting.
Good CPR requires 100 to 120 chest compressions per minute. If you go too fast or too slow it’s not as effective. Researchers say using a metronome helps medical providers maintain the right pace.
It’s not uncommon to hear claims that young people these days have higher rates of mental health issues than in the past. But the data don’t back that up. So how come millennials get a bad rap?
A spokesman for Iran’s judiciary did not reveal details of the verdict. It’s the latest development in a case that’s been marked by secrecy.
NPR’s Michel Martin speaks with Soner Cagaptay of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy about the bombings Saturday at a peace rally in Ankara, Turkey, which killed close to 100 people.
California Gov. Jerry Brown signed new legislation on Saturday that will allow eligible state residents to automatically become registered to vote when they get their driver’s licenses.
Experts are debating whether the test violates the terms of Iran’s nuclear deal, which bars Iran from developing missiles designed to carry nuclear warheads.
As speaker of the state legislature in Florida, Rep. Daniel Webster gave the rank and file more power. That’s why conservatives in Washington are backing him to run the House.
The bill would have protected immigrants with or without legal status from being deported for low-level drug offenses.
The prosecutor in the case released two independent reports that found the shooting of the 12-year-old boy was justified. Rice’s family said the prosecutor is working to avoid an indictment.
As he approaches his 90th birthday, the energetic, award-winning actor shares his tips on how to enjoy aging — and has a new book to prove it. It’s all about attitude and staying active, he says.
Many in the crowd chanted anti-government slogans. Others demanded justice. No one has yet claimed responsibility for the bombing, which killed 95 people in Ankara.