The house in Astoria, Oregon, was used in the 1985 movie Goonies. The owner has covered the house with blue tarps — saying she's tired of getting hundreds of visitors a day.
When it comes to new EPA emissions standards for coal-fired power plants, environmental groups say Colorado is well situated to meet the targets. That's thanks to laws enacted more than a decade ago. But state leaders are clashing over the next steps. Colorado's governor has embraced the new goals. The state's attorney general says the plan raises "significant concerns," and she's considering legal action.
Actress Yvonne Craig played opposite some of Hollywood's biggest names, including Bing Crosby and Elvis Presley. Her breakout role was in the 1960s "Batman" TV series starring Adam West.
For many rural Chinese, the dream is to live in a big city. But some people are now rejecting urban life and moving back to the countryside to grow safer food and enjoy a more tranquil existence.
Parts of California's Central Valley are sinking faster than ever before. The subsidence is due to anincrease in groundwater pumping, as drought-stricken farmers drill deeper to find water for crops.
On Wednesday, Morning Edition aired some listener experiences with good, bad and strange workplace rules. Now, listeners weigh in on scent and chemical sensitivity.
When Washington County saw a dramatic rise in heroin addiction, the health department set up a program that starts inmates who are addicted to opiates on a monthly injection of Vivitrol.
The County Board of Supervisors approved a $15 minimum wage for unincorporated areas. But half of county residents live in areas with a lower wage due to the number of cities that make up the county.
Several weeks ago, our Planet Money team put a picture of a cow on the Internet and asked: How much does this cow weigh? The question is supposed to explain how the stock market works.
Official Chinese news media are reporting that two owners of the Tianjin warehouses, the site of explosions that killed more than 100 people, have confessed to using political influence to avoid safety rules on the location of the warehouses.
Millions of migrants and refugees are trying to get into the European Union. One way in is via the Greek islands. The migration is making a major impact on the island of Kos.
Donald Trump had lacked for policy specifics until he came out with his very specific, hard-line immigration plan. But some of those in the trenches of immigration reform say it's dead on arrival.
The new IFC show, starring Fred Armisen and Bill Hader and co-written by Seth Meyers, spoofs the subjects and styles of nonfiction classics, including Grey Gardens and Thin Blue Line.
The trumpeting roar of an elephant is loud. But scientists living with herds in the forests of central Africa say the deep rumbles that humans can't hear, but can feel, carry crucial messages, too.
A class action lawsuit argues that traumatized students in Compton, Calif., are entitled to the same accommodations from schools as students with more traditional, physical disabilities.
What if there were a way to take the waste heat that spews from car tailpipes or power plant chimneys and turn it into electricity? An entrepreneur says something called thermoelectrics is the key.
A German beer company offered points toward prizes in its contest. Some bottle caps are winners; others aren't. Someone broke into a store and started removing bottle caps, 1,200 in all.
Officials in Idaho put 419.9 on those green highway signs because their 420 mile posts keep getting stolen. For some reason, 420 is identified with pot enthusiasts but no one knows why.
Small farmers have been struggling for years with low commodity prices and rising production costs. But throughout the Midwest, a new farm-to-table strategy is giving a boost to some farmers.
Ten years ago Hurricane Katrina devastated Bayou la Batre on the Alabama Gulf Coast. Five years later came the BP oil spill. The hard-scrabble fishing hamlet has never recovered.