The Internet flipped out when Sealed Air announced a new type of bubble wrap. It'll be cheaper to store and ship — but less satisfying to pop. The company adds it will keep selling the old stuff.
Olivia, a gray parrot at a Japanese zoo, has correctly predicted the past six games for Japan. And today she picked Japan to win on Sunday.
Indianapolis has a health problem, and it's worse than other large and mid-size American cities. When it comes to fitness, the American Fitness Index ranked it last out of the 50 largest cities. Indianapolis has limited resources to make changes, but grassroots efforts are working to create walkable communities.
With last week's Supreme Court decision, it appears the Affordable Care Act will stand, but that doesn't mean troubles are over for the law. Renee Montagne talks to Julie Rovner of the Kaiser Family Foundation about other issues with Obamacare.
The business of selling marijuana legally — for medical and recreational purposes — is growing. But so are concerns that African-Americans are being shut out of this new industry.
Morning Edition celebrates July 4th with the reading of the Declaration of Independence.
Founding father John Adams wrote, "The second day of July, 1776, will be the most memorable epoch in the history of America. We explain why he was off by a couple of days.
Sunday's referendum exposes a deep divide: Those who feel Greece is the victim of a conspiracy by global capitalism, and those who want it to act in harmony with the practices of the European Union.
On Sunday, the people of Greece will vote on their country's future. What happens when voters are asked to choose between two options that could send their country down two very different paths?
The referendum exposes a deep divide: those who feel Greece is the victim of a European conspiracy, and those who want to keep close ties with the rest of the continent.
Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina ravaged a swath of Louisiana's shoreline. Since then, residents determined to rebuild near the coast have a new mantra: high and dry.
Republicans have talked about overhauling the party since President Obama's reelection. But is the GOP ready to move on and change?
President Obama would like to see bipartisan legislation that would overhaul the criminal justice system. The idea has brought together an unusual coalition that includes the ACLU and Koch Industries.
Until the end of summer, Morning Edition will be airing stories about places to visit. David Plotz, CEO of Atlas Obscura, talks about his collaborative website for people seeking hidden places.
Master Sgt. Roy P. Benavidez led a mission to save eight soldiers in Vietnam — and nearly died in the process. Decades later, his daughter recalls a father who believed honor wasn't won, but earned.
When you're buying a smartphone, chances are you don't dig too deeply into the personal assistant. Google aims to change that — and in the process, it's testing our appetite for privacy in a big way.
David Greene talks to the pianist about her recent performance at a piano festival in Cuba — and a particularly stressful time in her life.
Yves Rossy flies like Superman. But instead of a cape, he uses 7-foot-long wings and four engines. "You are like in a parallel world that normally doesn't exist. It's beautiful," he says.
Employers added 223,000 jobs in June, and the unemployment rate fell to 5.3 percent. But wage growth was flat, and the drop in the unemployment rate had a lot to do with people leaving the workforce.
The oil giant BP has reached an $18.7 billion settlement with Gulf states and the federal government over the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico — the worst in U.S. history.