Many believe self-driving cars are the future of transportation. But one self driving car prototype is displaying a dark side to the promising new technology.
Former military ruler Mohammadu Buhari is Nigeria's new president. He unseat Goodluck Jonathan, whose five-year rule was marred by corruption scandals and a deadly Islamist insurgency.
The U.S. says enough progress has been made in talks with Iran to warrant an extension of Tuesday's self-imposed deadline. Secretary of State Kerry remains in Switzerland for another day.
The latest figures on the California drought are expected to be released on Wednesday. The state's snowpack, a major source of water for the rest of the year, is at the lowest level on record.
The Education Department says it's keeping a close eye on 556 colleges and universities that do a poor job of complying with federal regulations and handling federal financial aid.
Hundley, who died last week at age 80, was one of the first former NBA players that the Basketball Hall of Fame honored for calling games.
Omar Shekhey left engineering to found a nonprofit that helps refugees navigate their new lives near Atlanta. He also drives a cab — and often gives the money to families to help them settle in.
The product is called Snus — a tiny bag of tobacco that users slip between the lip and gum. Its Swedish maker claims the product is safer than cigarettes, cigars, dip and chewing tobacco.
"There are some lessons that only grief and responsibility can teach us," says Weekend Edition host Scott Simon. His new memoir, Unforgettable, is about the life and death of his mother.
Gov. John Hickenlooper signed the law after federal regulators approved Palcohol. Sen. Charles Schumer of New York says powdered alcohol is a dangerous product and he wants it banned.
Coachella in California and Lallapalooza in Chicago say they won't tolerate the photo-taking tools. Coachella even dismissed them as "narciss-sticks."
Steve Inskeep talks to Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard about the impact of Indiana's "Religious Freedom" bill, which was recently sighed into law by Governor Mike Pence.
Republican leaders in the Indiana legislature are trying to stem the growing tide of outrage over the state's new religious freedom bill, amid concerns that it is a license to discriminate, particularly against gays and lesbians. GOP lawmakers are seeking a so-called "clarification" for the measure, but Democrats say that doesn't go far enough, calling for full repeal of the law.
We'll know later on Tuesday whether negotiators in ongoing nuclear talks with Iran meet their self-imposed deadline of to reach a deal. We do know that any deal will be controversial in the U.S. Steve Inskeep talks to Joseph Cirincione, president of Ploughshares Fund, a group working to stop the spread and to eliminate nuclear weapons.
South African comedian Trevor Noah will become the new host of Comedy Central's The Daily Show, stepping into the role Jon Stewart has filled for 16 years.
Engineers have removed the cutter head from the enormous tunneling machine nicknamed Bertha. The malfunctioning part had been stuck for more than a year in a highway project under the city's downtown.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter says the military is looking for cyber professionals and others, saying it may have to waive barriers like age requirements in order to attract enough tech-savvy recruits.
How do African American men feel about themselves and each other? We hear from professional black men, and find out if they have ever had the experience as being seen as frightening.
Clinicians correctly predict a suicide attempt about half the time — no better than a coin toss. Certain tests of involuntary responses, although still experimental, aim to improve the odds.
Host Steve Inskeep explores modern-day humiliation with writer Jon Ronson, whose new book So You've Been Publicly Shamed digs into the lives of people who've been raked over the coals on social media.