A century ago, Christians made up 20 percent of the Turkish population; today, that figure has dwindled to less than 1 percent.
Authorities believe the attack in the northern city of Kano was the work of Boko Haram militants, although the group did not immediately claim responsibility.
Cricketer Phillip Hughes died Thursday from a "catastrophic" injury to his head, two days after being struck by a delivery during a match.
A new study finds e-cigarettes contain as much as 10 times the level of cancer-causing agents as traditional cigarettes.
Two product reviewers at the tech news site Re/code share their top picks for the baby boomers, teens and fitness freaks in your family.
In Colorado, pot businesses are offering Black Friday deals — except they're calling the day "Green Friday."
In Ferguson, protesters interrupted holiday shopping to speak out on the grand jury decision not to indict the officer who killed Michael Brown.
In an old nightclub downtown, the startup AeroFarms has opened an aeroponic farm - a type of soil-free farming.
A nutritionist and personal trainer offers some concrete advice to help people get to January feeling fit and healthy.
Farmer Michael Smolack in Andover, Mass., says what kind of tree you pick likely depends on where you live.
Narendra Modi is already seen by some as one of India's most powerful leaders ever, but what should the world make of him?
The gunman fired more than 100 rounds at a federal courthouse, a bank and the Mexican consulate before trying to set the consulate on fire. He died during a shootout with authorities.
The wild discount shopping that once was only a U.S. phenomenon has caught on in the U.K. and elsewhere, thanks largely to online retail giant Amazon.
The video was posted to a Facebook page called My Stealthy Freedom showing Iranian women defying the country's strict laws on female dress.
On this week's show, Guy Raz of NPR's TED Radio Hour joins us to talk about kids' movies and the cultural fascination with outtakes.
Bob Gaudio wrote most of The Four Seasons' hits, some of which are compiled in a new anthology. He tells Fresh Air about the band's history, including why its songs had some "anger" in them.
Following a decision by OPEC ministers not to cut production, crude prices have fallen to a four-year-low before rebounding slightly.
Sure as the season, some toys that turn up on the most-popular lists are also considered a safety hazard. So best to skip the LED crossbow, eye doctors say.
Ben Wellington tracked down two of the city's costliest parking spots and its leafiest neighborhoods, while pointing out questionable health grades for restaurants and odd charges for subway riders.
Today on the show, we visit a company where people's job is figuring out how to make stuff get cheaper.