Did the agency spy on Senate staffers? Did those Senate aides take classified documents from the CIA's headquarters? Investigators are sorting through the accusations.
It's spring break for tech geeks as an estimated 30,000 take part in the SXSW Interactive Festival. The director, Hugh Forrest, expects surveillance, privacy and wearable devices to be hot topics.
One of the big arguments for cigarettes is that they are a safer alternative to smoking tobacco. But an analysis of teens finds that the rise of vaping hasn't led to a big drop in tobacco use.
As the 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference gets underway, one of the major questions hanging over the event is this: how much clout does the Tea Party still have?
American host Liz Wahl said she had no interest in being part of the Kremlin-backed Russia Today channel because it "whitewashes the actions of Putin."
More than a dozen states are considering bills that would criminalize the online posting of sexually explicit photos or videos without the subject's consent. But First Amendment experts urge caution.
The California convicts overcame the extreme isolation of their imprisonment to organize a 30,000-prisoner-strong movement. Their goal? To end long-term incarceration in solitary confinement.
Some farmers have long sworn by mellow tunes to boost Bessie's milk production. The science is hardly conclusive. But a study hints at what might top the barnyard playlist. (Psst: They liked R.E.M.)
Also: George Saunders wins the Story Prize; and the murder trial continues for "blade runner" Oscar Pistorius.
Judges in Massachusetts say a "peeping Tom" law doesn't apply to surreptitious shots taken from below women's skirts. Does that make sense?
The extension for individual policies that don't meet requirements of the new health care law, helps defuse a political problem for Democrats who face tough re-elections battles this fall.
The company says it will take a number of steps to try to curtail illegal gun trafficking online, including removing posts that advertise guns with "no background check required."
Prosecutors say Sulaiman Abu Ghaith agreed to become a spokesman for al-Qaida in the days after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
The former president's political portfolio is in keeping with his longstanding efforts to build the Democratic Party into a more powerful organizational force.
Removing bacteria and other impurities from water could be done more cheaply thanks to researchers at MIT. They're taking advantage of the way trees move water to filter it.
A company claims to have created a "fit beer" that can help replenish the body after a workout. We turned to science to see if beer and exercise can really go hand-in-hand. The answer? Yes – and no.
The clash over attorney Debo Adegbile's Justice Dept. nomination pitted powerful law enforcement interests against the civil rights community.
More than 800 million people are eligible to cast ballots to choose a new lower house of Parliament. The vote, which observers call a defining moment for India, will start April 7 and last nine days.
The College Board is announcing new revisions to the SAT college entrance exam. NPR correspondent Claudio Sanchez lays out the Board's proposed changes.
Debo Adegbile was the nominee to lead the Justice Department Civil Rights Division, and he has a compelling story — from child actor to activist lawyer. The Senate defeated his nomination Wednesday.