Amid record production, some analysts worry the U.S. will run out of places to put it all. One says lack of storage space could drive oil down to around $20 a barrel, less than half the current price.
There's a growing trend of hiking up mountains — in skis. Though it's banned at some resorts for safety reasons, enthusiasts in Aspen want make the town a hub for the emerging sport.
Treadmill desks were the hot new trend in exercising a few years ago. The idea was to get moving and lose weight at work. But a new study suggests people don't use them enough to make a difference.
While police in Fairfield, Maine, were searching for a supsect, he was posting on Snapchat. A friend told police where he was hiding, according to the Morning Sentinel.
In the NHL, the Buffalo Sabres and the Arizona Coyotes are battling for the title of the worst in the league. The loser would get better odds of landing a top draft pick.
Several big media companies recently announced new ways to bring TV over the Internet. For example, HBO's streaming service, Sony's PlayStation Vue and a rumored service from Apple. This raises the question: Can viewers really save money by dropping their cable service and watching TV online?
For more on how the Yemen conflict may affect other issues such as the Iranian nuclear talks, Steve Inskeep talks to Robin Wright, a contributor to "The New Yorker" and a joint fellow at the U.S. Institute Of Peace and the Woodrow Wilson International Center.
Member of the coalition conducting air strikes in Yemen this week, are also members of the U.S.-led coalition in Syria that's been waging an air campaign against the self-styled Islamic State.
Last week we aired a piece about right-to-work laws in Kentucky. To clarify some assertions made in the piece, Steve Inskeep talks to David Wessel, who explains what impact those laws have on income and economic growth. Wessel is director of the Hutchins Center at the Brookings Institution and a contributing correspondent to "The Wall Street Journal."
More than a million people have been displaced by Boko Haram attacks in northeastern Nigeria. Many of them are voters. But will they be able to cast their ballots in Saturday's presidential election when so far from their homes? This is one of the many challenges facing Nigeria's electoral commission.
The investigation continues into the fatal crash of a Germanwings flight that is believed to have been compromised by the co-pilot. Investigators have begun thepainstaking process of piecing together information from the black box recordings to try to draw conclusions about the cause of the crash which may never be known with absolute certainty.
As it does every time the Senate takes up a budget resolution, it spends hours voting on proposals senators want to add to the budget document, which isn't technically a budget but a vision statement.
Indiana's governor is the latest to sign into law a controversial measure that would allow businesses and individuals to act based on their religious beliefs. Gay rights groups worry that it will be used to discriminate and deny services such as gay weddings. Convention organizers say the new law may cause them to bypass the state.
Writer-director Noah Baumbach has made some of the most talked about indie films. He's back with: "While We're Young." Los Angeles Times and Morning Edition film critic Kenneth Turan says its one of his best.
Nigerians pick their president on Saturday. For election officials, the challenges include providing ballots for more than a million people displaced by Boko Haram attacks.
The co-pilot appears to have deliberately crashed the plane carrying 150 people into the French Alps after the pilot had left the cockpit, the Marseille prosecutor said at a news conference Thursday.
The White House has been trying to stem the flow of unaccompanied children into the U.S. from Mexico. Steve Inskeep talks to Human Rights Watch's Bill Felick and the State Department's Simon Henshaw.
Back in high school, Jeff Wilson accidentally hit Tammie Baird with his car. Now 30 years later, they're amazed at how that traumatic experience led to dramatic changes for both of them.
Some of the seafood that winds up in American grocery stores, in restaurants, even in cat food, may have been caught by Burmese slaves, a year-long investigation by the Associated Press finds.
During astronaut Scott Kelly's year in space, scientists will compare his physiology with that of his twin brother, Mark, to study the effect of prolonged space flight on the human body.