The Democrat and former governor of Maryland spoke to NPR about Hillary Clinton, Republican economic theory and the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, who will decide on a presidential run soon, is for a higher minimum wage and wants to increase Social Security benefits even though some would pay higher taxes.
Activists say that about 175,000 students refused to take federally mandated tests last week.
Researchers at Purdue are using software to mine tweets for data that can help warn that a dangerous storm is approaching. But the data may not always be reliable and analyzing it can be tricky.
Billboard. Mo Money. Lady Gaga. Cinderella. Those are just a few of the unusual English names young Chinese have adopted over the years. An American entrepreneur hopes to help change that.
You don't have to be out running marathons to get health benefits from leisure activities. Engaging pastimes like reading, sewing or listening to music improved health markers, a study finds.
The 2010 explosion at the Deepwater Horizon rig set off an environmental and economic catastrophe. Towns and ecosystems along the Gulf Coast are still struggling to rebound.
Homeopathy's popularity has exploded in recent years. Now the Food and Drug Administration is considering whether homeopathic remedies should have to be proven safe and effective.
After four rain delays and 11 extra laps at the Food City 500, Matt Kenseth finally drove to victory lane. It took him nine hours to get there Sunday at the Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee.
Bahamian R&B singer Johnny Kemp has died in Jamaica. Police say the 55-year-old was found floating at a beach in Montego Bay on Thursday morning.
Former President Bill Clinton and Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin spoke at a ceremony remembering the April 19, 1995 bombing — the deadliest act of domestic terrorism in U.S. history.
The 14-by-3.5-foot cloth, believed by many faithful to be the burial cloth of Jesus Christ, will be shown to the public until June 24.
The footage shows some 30 people it says are Ethiopian Christians killed in two separate locations in Libya.
The vessel, carrying would-be migrants, appears to have been headed for the Italian island of Lampedusa.
The Boston Marathon bombing two years ago changed how organizers run the annual race. Despite stepped-up security, 1 million fans will be cheering on runners from the sidelines on Monday.
A major rescue operation is underway in the Mediterranean Sea after a migrant ship carrying as many as 700 people capsized Sunday. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to the U.N.'s Adrian Edwards in Geneva.
Talk about a time warp! The iconic VW camper is getting a modern reboot. This time, it's electric.
The question of what to do about Greece if it defaults on its debts is a topic at World Bank and IMF meetings in Washington this week.
One year ago, 16 Nepalis guiding climbers up Mount Everest were swept away by a hanging glacier that had peeled off the mountain. It was the worst single accident in the history of Everest.
The U.S. and Saudi Arabia are imposing sanctions on a Pakistan-based charity thought to be funneling money to terror groups. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Daniel Glaser at the Treasury Department.