For the first time since its bailout four years ago, Greece is issuing long-term bonds. Over the past four years, Greece has endured a crippling debt crisis, and was bailed out twice. David Greene talks to Nick Malkoutzis, the editor of Macropolis, an economic and political website in Athens.
Bank of America has agreed to pay nearly $800 million to settle accusations that it misled customers who bought extra credit card products. Regulators say nearly three million credit card holders were effected.
Cat Stevens, now known as Yusuf Islam, churned out hits in the 1970s before leaving pop music after a conversion to Islam. He's among this year's inductees to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Some doctors received more than $10 million last year from from Medicare. David Greene talks to ProPublica senior reporter Charles Ornstein about what the numbers mean.
A record number of kids are joining the FFA, formerly the Future Farmers of America. Many are from urban and suburban areas, and they're shifting the group's focus from agriculture to food science.
People in the region cling to the decaying world they're familiar with — and think they would have a more secure future with post-Soviet Russia than with Ukraine in the "capitalist" EU.
Besides their legions of fans, the artists entering the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this year — KISS, Nirvana, Linda Ronstadt and others — have inspired scores of imitators.
NPR's Jackie Northam was a freelance reporter based in Kenya when the Rwandan genocide erupted. In this essay, she recalls covering those terrible events and trying to make sense of them afterwards.
Two men in Minnesota have been charged with burglary. A dispatcher was able to send the police right to the scene of the crime. One of the men accidentally pocket-dialed 911.
A man living at East 12th St. in Brooklyn received a letter postmarked in 1969. It was addressed to Susan Heifetz, who'd lived at the apartment as a child. The letter wished her a happy 19th birthday.
The new Common Core State Standards for English have stirred plenty of controversy. In a Vermont classroom full of 8th graders, they are working on a cornerstone of the core: close reading.
New research explores gender disparities in business school enrollment by the different ways men and women appear to process ethical compromise. Women are less likely to enroll because they perceive material success to be in conflict with their ethical impulses. Research suggests men are likely to experience the same conflict but they seem more comfortable living with it.
Elliot Kaye is President Obama's nominee to head the Consumer Product Safety Commission. He made a name for himself pushing safety changes to youth football — famously warning parents, "There's no such thing as a concussion-proof helmet." He appeared before a congressional panel on Tuesday.
In California, SeaWorld won a short-term victory on Tuesday. A committee in the state assembly decided a bill banning SeaWorld from holding killer whales captive and using them in shows needs further study.
If you bank or buy things online, if you use Yahoo or Gmail Mail or sign into work remotely using a virtual private network, your communications may not be safe. A flaw in a widely used encryption program called OpenSSL could expose much of the net's encrypted traffic to eavesdropping.
Manischewitz, the company known for its matzo and gefilte fish, has been bought by a unit of the private equity firm Bain Capital. The price was not disclosed. The new owner wants to help the 126-year-old brand move beyond its niche on the kosher shelves.