The Kansas City Royals rallied from a two-run deficit after 8 innings to beat the New York Mets, 7-2, in 12 innings in Game 5 at Citi Field in New York. The Royals last won the series 30 years ago.
NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to General Philip Breedlove, the NATO Commander for Europe, about what some are calling its biggest military challenge since the end of the Cold War: How to confront Russia.
Timothy Foster's lawyers argue that black jurors were systematically excluded from the jury at his trial in 1987, while judges at all levels looked the other way for nearly three decades thereafter.
Formal home addresses can be difficult to find on many Native American reservations. This is problematic, not just when giving directions or receiving packages, but when responding to an emergency.
J.K. Rowling has just published her third mystery as Robert Galbraith. This time, detective Cormoran Strike and his beautiful assistant are battling a serial killer — and their own dark pasts.
The suicide rate has increased in the past decade, despite the best efforts of hot lines and prevention programs. A Detroit health plan set a zero suicide goal among its members — and achieved it.
Thousands of federal inmates are being released because of a change in the way the U.S. government sentences drug criminals. But few are going straight from prison to freedom.
The high-tech military surveillance blimp that broke loose over Maryland and Pennsylvania this week was brought down by a low-tech solution: It was shot and deflated.
Volvo says it's working on technology to detect kangaroos in Australia. The automatic brake system must be specially designed for the quick and erratic animals.
A Treasury of Great Recipes, by the famed horror film actor, was out of print for decades until this month. It turns out, Price was also a foodie with an "omnivorous appetite," his daughter tells us.
There are reports that an Iranian-American businessman has been arrested in Iran. David Greene speaks with Wall Street Journal reporter Farnaz Fassihi about what is known and what it could mean.
People across China are reacting to the end of a 35-year-old policy limiting most urban residents to just one child. Most families will now be allowed to have two children.
Antonio Guterres, who has served as United Nations high commissioner for refugees since 2005, will step down at the end of this year. Steve Inskeep talks to him about Syria and Europe's worst refugee crisis since World War II.
A new European operation is stopping, seizing and searching boats in the Mediterranean suspected of migrant trafficking.
Just in time for Halloween, Renee Montagne chats with music commentator Miles Hoffman about some of history's spookiest classical music.
Brooklyn-based artist Chico MacMurtrie has built a robot orchestra in a former Norwegian Seamen's Church. These robots don't look like the modern robots that might come to mind. They're steam punk.
While Congress was concerned about pollution and deception in the automaker's emission problems, the state that's home to VW's only U.S. plant wants some assurances that their investment is safe.
The political comedy Our Brand is Crisis stars Sandra Bullock as an American campaign strategist hired to work for a Bolivian presidential candidate. Critic Kenneth Turan has this review.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter will decide in the coming weeks whether female Marines should be barred from ground combat jobs. That recommendation was made by Gen. Joseph Dunford, whose report hasn't been released.
Game 3 of the World Series will be in New York Friday night. Steve Inskeep talks to ESPN baseball analyst Jessica Mendoza about the Mets-Royals faceoff.