Santa Rosa Supervisor Efren Carrillo is accused of being a peeping Tom. He says while it was true that he was only wearing socks and underwear at the time, he says he wasn't looking in windows.
The Israeli security cabinet came to the decision unanimously, angered by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas's decision to end a seven-year schism with the Hamas movement.
The most dangerous chemicals in its declared stockpile are supposed to be removed by Sunday. But there are reports Syria may be using less toxic chemicals, including chlorine, against civilians.
David Greene and Steve Inskeep have the Last Word in business.
Opponents of affirmative action have often touted alternatives, like socio-economic based admissions, or targeted outreach. David Greene talks to University of Washington professor Mark Long.
The innovative drama directed by Steven Knight takes place over the course of a tense, riveting car ride. Locke is an exploration of how one decision can lead to the complete collapse of a life.
Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe Systems have settled a lawsuit rather than go to trial on allegations they conspired to stop high-tech workers from leaving one company for another to get a better job.
Dr. Jerry Umanos worked at the Lawndale Christian Health Center for more than 15 years before he and his wife moved to Afghanistan so that he could train doctors in the war-torn country.
Beekeepers in California have been urged to pull their hives from almond groves following huge die-offs — likely from pesticides and fungicides from the groves and neighboring fields.
Steve Inskeep talks to Raza Rumi, editor of the Pakistani newspaper Friday Times, about the rise in attacks against journalists. Rumi fled Pakistan after surviving an assassination attempt last month.
Football players at Northwestern University are scheduled to vote Friday on whether to unionize. The outcome of the vote won't be revealed until an appeal by the university is heard.
India's Bollywood film industry is increasingly reaching a world-wide audience. To highlight the international appeal, the industry holds its annual awards ceremony every year outside of India.
Yousef al-Khattab was born Jewish but became a Muslim and put extremist propaganda on the web. On the eve of sentencing for terrorism charges, he tells NPR his actions were "stupid" and "wrong."
Americans don't eat much barbecued goat, but the meat is a mainstay in many African, Asian and Caribbean diets. In Vermont, farmers raise for refugees and immigrants, with hopes to mainstream it.
Rising deductibles and copayments have driven some patients to put off paying their bills. So doctors, who have payrolls to meet, too, are getting much more aggressive about collecting their fees.
The University of South Florida told students to think about "the dignity of the ceremony" before attempting a selfie with the university president as she hands them their diplomas.
A court in the Netherlands has upheld the mayor's efforts to ban marijuana cafes in an area that permits prostitution.
The U.S. is ramping up both arms and training assistance to the Syrian rebels, creating what one official calls the largest covert effort in memory. Advocates of the program say they hope to change the situation on the ground, others doubt it will help much.
President Obama is in Japan for the start of his four-nation Asia visit. The trip aims to assure U.S. allies that they're not forgotten, even as China gets more bullish with its neighbors.