Representing fields from chemistry to poetry, the 24 MacArthur Foundation Fellows will each receive $500,000 over the next five years.
During his trip to Silicon Valley, Narendra Modi spoke about the "brain drain" that's led many educated Indians to settle in the US. He would like to reverse it, as would many Indians in the U.S.
Investigative journalist Brian Krebs, author of the blog "Krebs on Security," reviews the changes ahead for credit cards and how chip technology is supposed to keep consumers safer.
Beset by a record of flight delays, dismal passenger satisfaction and widespread tech glitches, the nation's second-largest airline is seeking ways to restore customer confidence and employee morale.
At an aviation conference, analysts predicted lower prices are coming for air travel — and for drones — this holiday season. Cheap fares will be welcome news. Cheap drones may be a different story.
Californians have really stepped up water conservation due to the drought. Some cities are selling almost half as much water as they normally do. But there's a big downside for water agencies — lost revenue. People using less water means major budget shortfalls.
Trump's plan would lower the tax rate for businesses to 15 percent. Single people making less that $25,000 and married couples earning less than $50,000 would not pay any federal income tax.
After spending $7 billion, Shell has decided to stop exploration off the coast of Alaska "for the foreseeable future."
The investigation will focus on whether fraud was committed through the sale of diesel-powered vehicles equipped with technology that cheats emissions tests.
Lots of politicians, Democrat and Republican, want to cut the number of brackets in the name of simplification. Here's what's wrong with that argument.
Jukeboxes Unlimited owner Don Muller has been selling machines since '71, and he's sold them to the likes of Steve Martin and Mick Fleetwood. But his collection of over 400,000 records isn't for sale.
Those snippets of praise on book covers have been around for over 150 years (at least). But how do they get there — and why? The answers are more complicated, and compelling, than you might think.
The Frankfurt Auto Show is said to be the world's biggest. It's usually a showcase for the German car industry. But this year's event is being overshadowed by the VW emissions scandal.
So far, 34 lawsuits have been filed against VW for selling diesel cars that cheat emissions tests. NPR's Rachel Martin talks with Mona Chalabi of FiveThirtyEight.com about similar class-action lawsuits.
The news follows an announcement on Friday that the German automaker, rocked by an emissions testing scandal, had appointed a new CEO.
The former Hewlett-Packard CEO defended her business record in the latest Republican presidential debate. But is her past an asset or a hindrance?
Volkswagen's cheating on emission tests for its diesel vehicles has not only stirred a controversy; it has also raised a question: Is there life left for diesel in the U.S.?
Volkswagen has chosen a new CEO, with a mission to win back the trust of VW customers following the emissions scandal that brought down his predecessor. But some critics say the company has missed its chance to bring in an outsider who could change the management culture that lead to the scandal.
Chinese President Xi Jinping and President Obama agreed on at least one thing this week: They need to coordinate action to lower greenhouse gas emissions to combat climate change.
The German automaker has been rocked by a scandal following its acknowledgment that it rigged diesel emissions tests on some 11 million vehicles worldwide.