The official recognition by the International Olympic Committee means that disc sports are now eligible for future Olympic Games.
Puerto Rico’s default on Monday raises pressure on Washington to step in with help and opens a new chapter in Puerto Rico’s relationship with its lenders — one now expected to move to the courts.
Host Melissa Block speaks to West Virginia University law professor James Van Nostrand about the impact of EPA power plant rules in his state.
If the president’s Clean Power Plan survives legal and political challenges, the nation’s electricity industry will have 15 years to remake itself and reduce CO2 emissions by a hefty margin.
Even before he officially unveiled it, President Obama’s plan to cut the carbon pollution produced by power plants faced significant opposition.
Darren Wilson, the white Ferguson, Mo., officer who shot and killed black 18-year-old Michael Brown, spoke with the New Yorker’s Jake Halpern. NPR’s Audie Cornish talks to Halpern about the interviews.
Correspondent Don Gonyea tells NPR’s Melissa Block that unlike official GOP debates, which will limit the number of participants, all the hopefuls were invited to to appear in Manchester on Monday.
During his team’s game Saturday, Kaiser Carlile was hit in the head by a bat as he ran past the on-deck circle. The tragic accident has left a Kansas community in mourning.
When it opened, the Athens Stock Exchange General Index plummeted from 797.52 down to a new 52-week low of 615 — a drop of nearly 23 percent.
Republican presidential hopefuls are about to get their biggest test yet as they battle to make it onto the debate stage Thursday and woo voters who are just tuning into the contest.
Mexico’s first lady promised she would would sell a multimillion-dollar home bought under controversial circumstances. Many questions remain regarding the purchase, and she hasn’t sold the house.
The city was a political launchpad for the presidential candidate, but his “zero tolerance” policing has drawn criticism for affecting the community’s relationship with law enforcement.
Sometimes one person’s insight transforms medicine. Dr. John Clements is one of those guys. In the 1950s he discovered a slippery lung substance key to breathing, and to the survival of tiny babies.
A decade after the hurricane, the city has mostly bounced back, but not the African-American neighborhood with some of the worst damage. Many people didn’t return; life’s a struggle for those who did.
The first debate of the 2016 presidential campaign season is Thursday, Aug. 6. With so many Republican candidates trying to get on stage, what should voters be looking for?