Bitcoin's growth was built on the idea it was a currency of the people, unattached to any central bank or regulating authority. But a major theft has put that vision to a tough test.
Goodnight Songs is a compilation of formerly unpublished lullabies and poems by the author of Goodnight Moon, Margaret Wise Brown. Linda Wertheimer talks to Amy Gary, who discovered the new material.
Did the harsh winter hold down job creation last month? Or did employers brush away the snow and prepare for spring with a new round of hiring? The unemployment report is out on Friday.
The Senate has rejected a measure that would have allowed military prosecutors — rather than commanders — decide which sexual assault cases to pursue. The 2 female senators were on opposite sides.
The crisis in Ukraine is galvanizing unusually swift bipartisan action on Capitol Hill. The GOP-led House voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to authorize a $1 billion loan guarantee for Ukraine.
Linda Wertheimer and David Greene have the Last Word in business.
During Ukraine's recent revolution, ultra nationalist groups were prominent among the protesters battling police in Kiev's Maidan Square. A nationalist party was included in the interim government.
The name of the cable news network RT used to stand for Russia Today, and it is funded by the Russian government. The network's three channels serve as a propaganda arms of the Kremlin.
Decades ago, nearly 95 percent of the Great Lakes were covered with ice. Linda Wertheimer talks to scientist George Leshkevich about the effects of all that ice. The shipping industry is paralyzed.
Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me is a documentary about the celebrated Broadway singer and actress filmed as she approached her 87th birthday. She first appeared on Broadway in 1944.
Daylight Saving Time returns on Sunday morning. It's time to consider what you'll do with your extra hour of daylight.
Everyone at the Conservative Political Action Conference assumes Rand Paul is running for president in 2016. He's a top contender, but is the Republican Party ready for his libertarian views?
With the IMF and the EU offering loans and grants to Ukraine, there are questions about what sort of conditions to attach to the aid, and where the money will go. Corruption is a big issue in Ukraine.
Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, the head of the Defense Intelligence Agency, tells NPR that U.S. decision-makers were given a week's notice that some Russian action was likely.
For decades, the water in the Chicago River is dyed green for St. Patrick's Day. Only this year, some residents are reluctantly asking the question: Can you dye ice?
That's the name of Oscar Mayer's new app and iPhone device — limited edition hardware that plugs into the headphone jack. Along with your alarm, you get the signature smell and sizzle.
Florida has resisted the Affordable Care Act from the get-go, so one of the state's large insurers and Spanish-language media have done most of the outreach to Latinos.
Florida doesn't have its own insurance exchange, and it has not expanded Medicaid. In the absence of state outreach efforts, it's up to the insurers and other groups to get the word out to Latinos.
The nomination of Debo Adegbile, a civil rights lawyer who helped handle the appeal of a cop killer, forced Democrats to choose between infuriating law enforcement groups or angering minority voters.