Mobile phones that double as stun guns. Smart bikes connected to an app that can deter thieves and track your workout. We got an eyeful of futuristic gadgets at a mobile tech conference in Barcelona.
A state judge ruled Wednesday that New York City health officials can enforce a requirement for chain restaurants to inform consumers which menu items have more than 2,300 milligrams of sodium.
U.S. consumers are enjoying extremely low gasoline prices, but the big drop in oil prices is causing hardship in nations that depend on oil production to fund their governments and social programs. NPR takes a look at which oil producing countries are hurt most and how they're coping.
Facebook rolled out five new emojis globally. Now, users can not only "like" a post but also choose "haha," "angry" and other options. Users are taking to social media to voice their reactions.
Citing cases in New York, Illinois and elsewhere, Apple says it has received — and resisted — federal orders to access data on iPhones and an iPad in recent months.
The gift is one of the largest ever from an individual donor to a university. It will support a new major scholarship program aimed at tackling the world's biggest problems.
Big fluctuations in temperature and a shortage of snow for ski areas has hit the area hard. In New York's Adirondack Mountains, businesses are hurting and workers are losing their jobs.
Bernie Sanders says he wants to break up too-big-too-fail banks. But Hillary Clinton says the real risks to the financial system lie in lightly regulated corners of the economy known as shadow banks.
The Birmingham City Council approved a minimum wage of $10.10 an hour, but some state legislators want to block it. A coalition representing low-wage workers is trying to defend the Birmingham bill.
British tea drinking is on the decline. U.K. leaders might have welcomed such news in the 1970s, when the length of the tea break became a major point of political contention.
Victims of sexual abuse at work are often afraid to come forward. So when a Colorado resort recently agreed to settle a sexual harassment case, it was a relatively rare victory for abused workers.
California's Department of Motor Vehicles proposed that self-driving cars should have a licensed driver inside. It may disrupt the dream of driverless cars, but it's also seen as a step for safety.
The pop singer claims she was sexually abused by her producer and wants out of her contract with him and her record label, Sony. On Friday, a judge said no — and set off a storm of responses online.
The two titans aired their views on what's become a public debate over whether Apple should be compelled to unlock an iPhone used by San Bernardino shooter Syed Rizwan Farook.
In the Old San Juan district, tourists pour out of cruise ships to shop and take in the sights. Officials worry they could start to see a decline in tourists due to the rising number of Zika cases.
David Greene talks to Michael Robinson, the managing director of communications and advising firm ICR, about how Apple's standoff with the Justice Department is affecting its image.
The Federal Highway Administration finds the number of vehicle miles traveled in the U.S. in 2015 hit a record high of almost 3.15 trillion miles, shattering the pre-recession record set in 2007.
Left-leaning economists and Democratic analysts are sparring over Sanders' proposal of health care for all, paid for by the government. Some who like his aspiration say the numbers don't add up.
Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx says standards must be developed, such as determining whether licensed drivers will be required. But he says potential safety benefits will be a big advantage.
Peter Mondavi, together with his brother Robert, oversaw a revolution in American winemaking.