"I want to show the new face of Afghanistan," says 18-year-old Elham Fanoos, now studying piano at Hunter College in New York.
A 2012 New Jersey law was meant to help juries discern factors that make eyewitness testimony strong versus weak. But research suggests a judge's instructions make jurors discount all such testimony.
The world's leading medical journals have a proposal that could transform medical science: Researchers would have to publicly share their clinical data to get their studies published.
Andy Herd thinks a computer can write an episode of the 1990s sitcom. So far, the computer-generated episodes are gibberish. Herd thinks with a bit of editing he could sell the gibberish to a network.
Donald Rumsfeld's app is for a game that is based on a card game Winston Churchill played during World War II. The Wall Street Journal first reported on Rumsfeld developing Churchill Solitaire.
Steve Inskeep takes a closer look at the GOP presidential primary race with Cokie Roberts and Republican pollster Kristen Soltis Anderson
Washington D. C. may have had record snowfall over the weekend, but we may never know for sure because of inaccuracies in its measurement. Steve Inskeep reports.
Brandie Smith, associate director of animal care sciences at the Smithsonian National Zoo, explains how a very popular panda handled the snowy weekend.
Violent demonstrations have been taking place in Haiti days after elections were postponed indefinitely. Haiti's presidential runoff — which was supposed to take place on Sunday — has been delayed.
Many states on the East Coast are still digging out after a major snowstorm as they start the work week. Some commuters and other travelers are facing delays and cancellations at train stations and airports.
A farmer and a general store owner in West Virginia describe how they made it through the weekend, which brought about four feet of snow to their communities.
The welcome for migrants hoping to build new lives in Europe is wearing thin. Even some countries, like Denmark, which have taken in relatively few asylum seekers are doing everything they can to stop any more from arriving.
The huge storm that brought record snowfall to much of the mid-Atlantic region also caused severe flooding in places along the coast. North Wildwood, N.J., sits on a barrier island. The storm-churned ocean destroyed beaches on the East side and surging water from the bay flooded neighborhoods on the West side.
Five years ago, massive protests erupted in Egypt. Steve Inskeep talks to Rabab el-Mahdi of The American University in Cairo about the uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak — only to usher in a new wave of dissatisfaction and instability.
Many homes in the Northeast use oil heat, and many homeowners lock into a set price to avoid nasty surprises. But this year, that prudent step has backfired as oil prices plunge.
Health insurers are trying to spark a price war by refusing to pay for some brand-name medications unless they get a big discount. This forces some people to change their prescriptions.
Chef's Garden is a farm in Ohio growing vegetables to the specifications of the world's top chefs. It's a place where vegetables are artistic materials painstakingly tended and handled like jewels.
When a body goes unclaimed in Boston, it may receive a burial at a city cemetery. Students at a nearby boys' school are among those who volunteer to be pallbearers for people they've never met.
The mood of the voters is one of the most important political factors in an election year. This year voters are anxious, frightened and angry — for a lot of good reasons.
In a NASA facility just outside of Washington, D.C., workers are building the largest space telescope ever.