Automakers and researchers are using a 32-acre fake city at the University of Michigan to simulate a real-world environment for autonomous vehicles. How will such cars affect urban planning?
Some trucking companies are having trouble finding enough interstate drivers. They say cutting the minimum driving age from 21 to 18 is a fix, but critics worry such a move would be a safety disaster.
The judge wrote that someday they may get legal rights, but courts don’t embrace change quickly. The chimps are held by Stony Brook University.
Bye Bye Birdie, Our Town and Beauty and the Beast have all spent time at the top of Dramatics’ high school theater rankings. The magazine has been publishing its list since 1938.
Ai says he was denied a six-month visa because U.K. officials said he didn’t list a criminal conviction in his application. Ai was imprisoned in China, but he notes he was never charged with a crime.
A University of Cincinnati officer faces murder charges for the traffic stop death of Samuel DuBose, and now critics are questioning the growing trend of giving campus cops weapons.
A group of Ugandan chimps has found a great way to boost their mineral intake and neutralize bitter compounds in their diet: by eating clay.
Doctors have a hard time getting teenagers vaccinated, but they’re making progress, according to data from the CDC. Low-income teens are most likely to get the first shot of HPV vaccine.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says it is investigating Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer, but the agency says it has failed so far to track him down.
The Office of Exorcism reports a sharp increase in cases over the past decade — more than its five-man team can handle. Warning: It’s a high-stress job. The priests believe the demons strike back.
On Medicare’s 50th birthday, two brothers who helped get it off the ground tell their stories. A younger member of the Lee family is at the helm of Covered California, the state insurance exchange.
A scientist who studies ocean circulation patterns tells NPR that it’s “highly likely” that floating wreckage from the airliner could have reached the island of Reunion near Madagascar.
Forty years ago today, Hoffa pulled into a restaurant parking lot and was never heard from again. His story is one of union devotion, fraud and fierce political battles.
A 2013 investigation resulted in the indictment of “25 people — including 13 women working as corrections officers” on racketeering and drug charges. Nearly 20 more faced other charges.
Ever splashed yourself with coffee? Then you know its staining powers. But where some see a ruined shirt, others have found a canvas.