Each year the Library of Congress adds certain sound recordings as national treasures. Curator of Recorded Sound Matthew Barton explains the cultural significance of this year's selections.
The presumptive Republican nominee for president addressed Rolling Thunder, the annual gathering of motorcyclists, on Sunday. The group seeks to raise awareness of veterans' issues.
At the Libertarian presidential nominating convention this weekend, the party picked former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson. Donald Trump's rise in the GOP is giving more attention to third parties.
As he prepares for a conference on implementing clean energy to combat climate change, energy secretary Ernest Moniz says he's confident the Obama administration's commitments will remain in place.
Heather Shumaker and Stephanie Land are two parenting writers with different ideas about how class and conventional wisdom shape the modern view of parenting.
Museum volunteers were perusing eBay when they happened upon a Lorenz teleprinter used by the Nazis to transmit encrypted messages. It was labeled a telegram machine and sold for just $14.
In one case, migrants saw rescuers and rushed toward them, causing the boat to flip. In another, a large boat cut the line to a smaller boat it was dragging when it began to take on water.
After a 4-year-old slipped into the gorilla enclosure on a crowded day at the Cincinnati Zoo, a security team killed the gorilla to save the child. A tranquilizer shot was deemed too dicey.
It's not the first time we've seen a bitter end to the Democratic primaries. In 2008, divisive moments came through personal attacks. But back then, Clinton and Obama pushed similar ideologies.
The Libertarian presidential candidates held a debate Saturday night at their party convention in Orlando, Fla.
Do you have knee, back or hip pain? You could be suffering from "dormant butt syndrome." That's just another way to describe weak glute muscles. [Editor's note: The word "bitchy" is heard at 1:42.]
Manhattanhenge is the name for the solar phenomena that occurs this weekend in New York City when the setting sun perfectly aligns with the numbered streets running east and west on the city's grid.
The migratory birds of the East Coast are about to get back a piece of habitat they lost to Hurricane Sandy — a freshwater pond in Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge in New York City.
State Rep. Mark Rozzi tells NPR's Rachel Martin about why he's supporting new Pennsylvania legislation that would eliminate the state's criminal statutes of limitations on child sex abuse crimes.
Venezuela just became one of the few countries in the world that does not sell Coca-Cola. Tom Standage of the Economist tells NPR's Rachel Martin what that says about the Venezuelan economy.
Some establishment figures are showing their support for Donald Trump, who became the presumptive Republican nominee Thursday. Meanwhile, Hillary Clinton still can't vanquish Bernie Sanders.
Financial adviser Jude Boudreaux talks with three millenials: Amanda Jones, Kaylie Burns Gahagan and Austin Prater, about how coming of age during the recession impacts their financial plans now.
If the rules at your neighborhood pool seem a bit strict, come take a dip with me in an Indian pool. It's a free-for-all.
How to make thinking about death less somber? Hold a festival! Indianapolis did. Through art, film and book talks, residents explored everything from bucket lists to advance directives and cremation.
Both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have been talking a lot about guns recently. But how much will that issue matter with voters in November?