In 2011, two Pennsylvania judges were sent to prison for getting paid for keeping juvenile detention centers full. A new documentary looks back at the case, interviewing kids and the judges involved.
When Kayla Montgomery runs, her legs go numb. But she's determined to not let MS slow her down. The teen track star from North Carolina is headed to nationals in New York next week.
Alpha Lambda Mu filled a void last year, becoming the first Muslim fraternity in the country. Its founder says he just wanted to provide Muslim American men a place to be themselves.
Clocks will be set ahead by one hour tonight in much of America, as 2 a.m. will become 3 a.m. Among U.S. states, only Hawaii and most of Arizona will keep their clocks set to Standard Time.
A Malaysia Airlines passenger jet had 239 people on board when it took off from Kuala Lumpur early Saturday. Families of those aboard are gathering near airports, fearing the worst.
It took more than 90 rounds and a delay of two weeks, after judges ran out of words. But Jackson County, Mo., finally has its spelling bee champion, after two stellar spellers broke a tie Saturday.
An international search-and-rescue mission is scouring the waters off Vietnam's coast after a passenger jet carrying 239 people disappeared en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.
After an ambulance brings a confused 73-year-old man to the emergency room, a doctor has to piece together his medical condition from a few tests and his unreliable answers to her questions.
Take one ballroom, add thousands of conservatives, stir in hundreds of reporters, and you have an irresistible attraction for GOP presidential hopefuls: the Conservative Political Action Conference.
Members of pro-Russian forces and Ukraine's military have avoided violence in what's widely seen as a dangerous and uncertain situation. Diplomats are still working to find a possible solution.
American job training programs are failing to turn out enough skilled workers to fill job openings in the U.S. That's puzzling to some Europeans, who have a different system for training workers.
New tensions are flaring between Russian and Ukraine, as Russia signaled that it was prepared to annex Crimea. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with New York Times reporter Steven Erlanger.
A Malaysian Airlines flight went off the radar on its flight from Kuala Lampur to Beijing with 239 people on board. Three Americans were on board, including an infant.
Vegas is bidding to host the 2016 Republican National Convention. Besides plenty of hotel rooms, there's another perk to offer.
The crisis in Ukraine stems from a generational divide, according to Julia Ioffe, senior editor at The New Republic. She tells NPR's Scott Simon that Russia's Vladimir Putin has plans for Ukraine.
An independent panel had recommended the restrictions, but the agency refused saying it would put Border Patrols in danger. The chief of the agency said the new policy aims to make agents safer.
The U.S. Border Patrol announced changes to its policies regarding use of deadly force on Friday. It added new guidance for agents when dealing with moving vehicles and people throwing rocks.
The February jobs report was better than expected, as employers added 175,000 jobs. The unemployment rate ticked up to 6.7 percent, though, as people who'd given up on finding work were drawn back.
The only American to medal in biathlon, Army veteran Andy Soule, did it with just his arms. Soule and his teammates now bring their speed and precision to the grueling competition Saturday in Sochi.
The California Democrat, who says he was inspired by a controversial documentary, has proposed a bill to prohibit the park from keeping the animals.