If software can be used to attack a computer network, then companies need permission before sending that software overseas, the government says. But the cybersecurity industry is up in arms.
Scientists say they can now download signals from your brain — and translate them back into a picture that you saw.The images aren't crystal clear. But you can make out what's going on.
Nearly two years after a terror attack killed 67 people, Kenya's Westgate Mall is reopening in Nairobi. It comes just in time for a visit to Kenya this week by President Obama.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari << mo-HOM-a-doo boo-HAR-ree >> meets President Obama on Monday. The problems facing Nigeria include extremists who have abducted hundreds of schoolgirls.
After being closed for three weeks, Greek banks are reopening on Monday. During the closure, customers were only able to get 60 euros a day at ATMs.
Donald Trump is rising in the polls and is getting all the attention when he delivers controversial speeches. A look at how the other candidates, and the Republican establishment, are responding.
After Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump takes a jab at Senator John McCain's status as a war hero, other Republican candidates unite to punch back at Trump.
California's drought is forcing farmers to get creative. Some in the state's Central Valley are now looking to recycled wastewater to meet their needs.
The Japanese automaker Mitsubishi has apologized to U.S. POWs who were used as forced labor during World War II. James Murphy, 94, was the only serviceman able to make the ceremony in Los Angeles.
President Obama says that if Iran cheats on its nuclear deal, United Nations sanctions will snap back into place. We examine how that would work.
The old U.S. Embassy in Havana has a storied past. The Cubans long described it as a nest of spies. Today the building again becomes an embassy as the U.S. and Cuba formally restore relations.
"Crazy wouldn't adequately describe what we're going through," a water official says of parched conditions in the state's Central Valley. Buying treated sewage water could restore some sanity.
For years, NPR has followed minor league infielder Tyler Saladino's quest for the major leagues — and this month, the Chicago White Sox called him up. "To be here, it's truly a blessing," he says.
Caillebotte was an independently wealthy artist who — unlike his Impressionist buddies — didn't need to sell paintings to make a living. Now, many of his works are on display at the National Gallery.
Basketball is the most popular sport among both boys and girls, but many women end up dropping the game in adulthood, even though they still love it. Injuries, work and family are three reasons why.
A Colorado bakery recently found itself relieved of 24 pies in an overnight heist. But the ursine rapine left one type of tart behind.
Many towns hold festivals to celebrate a famed native son or daughter, or its dominant agricultural product. In Berezniki, Russia, they celebrate mosquitoes — partly by getting bitten by them. A lot.
Deaths in the U.S. from lightning strikes are up in 2015, compared to recent years. A convertible won't save you. Get inside at the first rumble of thunder, and stay away from plugged-in appliances.