The latest round of nuclear talks regarding Iran have begun in Geneva. The U.S. and Iran are trying to iron out their differences ahead of a March 31 deadline for a framework on a potential deal.
A little-known part of the Affordable Care Act pays primary care doctors to help overweight seniors lose weight. So why aren't more seniors taking advantage of the free weight loss counseling?
The self-styled Islamic State has made a practice of public beheading and other horrific acts of violence. It's taking a huge toll on Iraqis, only a fraction of whom are getting the help they need.
If Congress doesn't fund the Department of Homeland Security this week, most DHS employees will likely be ordered to stay on the job — and make do without a paycheck until funding is restored.
The nation's immigration courts are jammed with the asylum cases of some 60,000 unaccompanied minors who crossed the southern border last summer. There are 429,000 cases pending and only 223 judges.
When children think they're being slighted, it can lead to risky behavior as teenagers, a study finds. Having warm, respectful relationships helps counteract the "You always liked her best!"
Democratic Sen. Jeff Jackson had the chamber to himself, and he decided not to waste any time. He got right to work passing his agenda. Jackson tracked his imaginary progress on Facebook.
Harris Wittels was found dead in his Los Angeles home on Thursday. He was the executive producer of the NBC show Parks and Recreation. A humblebrag is a type of boast disguised in modesty.
The standoff between dock workers and shipping lines at 29 West Coast ports is costing millions each day. Renee Montagne talks Steven Greenhouse, who covered labor issues for The New York Times.
Global shipping companies are looking for other seaports to unload their goods, including those in Canada and along the East Coast of the U.S.
Public Service Broadcasting's new album, The Race For Space, combines news footage and music to tell the story of the first 15 years of the Space Age.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has been holding talks with lawyers representing Superstorm Sandy victims who say insurance claims fraud cheated them out of tens of thousands of dollars.
Mosul is Iraq's second-largest city, and it has been under the control of the self-proclaimed Islamic State, also known as ISIS, since June. The effort to force ISIS out could begin as early as April.
McFarland USA is an apologetically inspirational Disney sports movie. Kevin Costner plays a coach who starts a high school cross-country team of Mexican-American kids in California's Central Valley.
The race comes amid big rules changes on the track, and plenty of personal drama off the track. David Greene talks to NBCSports.com lead NASCAR writer Nate Ryan, who is covering the race.
A panel of top nutrition experts is recommending that Americans adopt a more plant-based diet and eat less meat and sugar. The panel also weighed-in on cholesterol and caffeine.
The Obama administration's effort to counter violent extremism includes trying to find a way to fight the messages of sectarian strife coming from groups like the self-proclaimed Islamic State.
Malaria parasites in Myanmar are learning how to fend off the incredibly effective drug called artemisinin. That could cause a lot of problems there — and beyond.
In the 1960s, Bill Jones was the first single man to adopt a child in California. His son died of an overdose at 30. Jones says he still feels sad about the loss, but never regrets adopting his son.
NPR's Steve Inskeep profiles three Iranians who discuss their dreams — and hopes that have been dashed previously.