A decade ago, a struggling train station in Japan anointed its calico cat Tama the stationmaster. The cat attracted so many tourists that she was credited with saving the station from bankruptcy.
A Berlin distillery created a lemon-vodka drink called Grexit. That's the term for Greece's possible exit from the Eurozone, which some Germans may well toast.
David Sweat, one of two inmates who escaped from a prison in upstate New York earlier this month, has been shot but taken alive just days after his accomplice, Richard Matt, was killed by police.
Investigators are probing fires that have damaged or destroyed predominately black churches in South Carolina and nearby states following the murder of 9 people at Charleston's Emanuel AME Church.
Conservative churches and their congregants voiced the strongest opposition to same-sex marriages. Despite the high court's decision, some churches say they'll continue to obey a higher authority.
Officials in Tunisia ordered some mosques closed and banned some fringe Islamist political parties. Some Tunisians fear the government is going too far by limiting personal and religious liberties.
In Florida, an unmanned supply rocket blasted off for the International Space Station, but something went wrong. The loss of the rocket, which was also carrying experiments, is a setback for NASA.
Tunisian authorities ordered some mosques closed and banned some fringe Islamist political parties. Some Tunisians support the moves, while others fear the government is overreacting.
A town in California's Central Valley is at the center of the state's drought. Renee Montagne talks to Pastor Roman Hernandez about the thousands of residents who don't have water in East Porterville.
With Republican help, President Obama received fast-track authority to negotiate trade deals. Then, the Supreme Court upheld subsidies to Obamacare and legalized same-sex marriage.
With Friday's Supreme Court ruling, many places started issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. In Alabama, Pike County and others stopped issuing licenses to any couple — straight or gay.
Greece's prime minister announced on Sunday that banks and the stock market will be closed after negotiations with the country's international lenders broke down.
As a result of the Supreme Court's two landmark decisions last week, Cruz is calling for justices to be subject to elections and lose their lifetime appointments.
After years of writing hits for stars like Kenny Chesney and Miranda Lambert, Chris Stapleton has released an album that's entirely his own.
Things like activity trackers and sensors might make it easier to keep people with dementia safe and help caregivers. Researchers are going to test that idea in the real world.
A federal health advisory committee now says everyone aged 16 to 23 should talk to a doctor about whether they need to get immunized against a rare but dangerous strain of meningitis.
A report obtained by NPR paints a bleak portrait of Puerto Rico's economic future, saying its deficit is much larger than previously thought.
With no elections left to run, President Obama appears to be acting on his joke from earlier this year about having a to-do list that, well, rhymes with "bucket."
David Greene of Morning Edition reviews the day's events at the Supreme Court, where a landmark ruling effectively legalized same-sex marriage across the country.
The former attorney general of Virginia comments on Obergefell v. Hodges, the Supreme Court decision that legalized same-sex marriage in all 50 states.