Thousands of grandparents in Massachusetts are having to raise their grandchildren, in many cases because the parents are addicted to opiates. The process is fraught with tension.
The federal rules will deal a big blow to some energy sectors — especially coal. The change won't be so hard for states that have moved to cut emissions. But for others it will be more difficult.
Broadcaster Fox News announces which 10 candidates will be allowed on stage for the first official Republican debate next month. NPR's Audie Cornish talks with politics editor Domenico Montanaro.
The federal lawsuit accuses the Texas state trooper who arrested Bland of depriving her of her constitutional rights. Bland was found hanging in a jail cell three days later.
Canadian musician Daniel Romano specializes in country music that's a throwback to a bygone era. Rock critic Ken Tucker calls his new album, If I've Only One Time Askin', a "moving collection."
The debut novel by Vu Tran is a crime drama involving a white cop, his Vietnamese-born ex-wife and her new husband, a violent crime boss. Maureen Corrigan calls Dragonfish a "haunting literary novel."
In her new book, Voices in the Ocean, Susan Casey describes the life of dolphins and details some new threats the animals face, such as organized dolphin kills and man-made sounds in the ocean.
The top 10 candidates, as determined by Fox's analysis of polls, will debate Thursday. But even when you average polls together, it's tough to tell the difference between the lower-ranked hopefuls.
After being surprised by online responses to her appearance in a recruiting ad, engineer Isis Wenger wanted to see if there anyone else felt like they didn't fit a "cookie-cutter mold."
At the Television Critics Association press tour, the producers and stars of the new Muppet comedy talked about romance, fighting, and being owned by Disney.
Heat can turn curly locks into a sleek 'do — and can also damage hair permanently. Engineers at Purdue are figuring out how hot is just hot enough when it comes to wielding that flat iron.
The president has called for natural gas to serve as a "bridge fuel" to renewable energies, but there are concerns that the country would settle before transitioning to renewable sources.
Should a sitting governor run for president?
Airlines are responding to the outrage over the killing of Cecil the lion by banning the transportation of big-game trophies on flights.
We take a look at the impact a young star can have on even younger fans.
A growing body of research says a drug called Suboxone can offer a stable recovery from opiate addiction, but it remains hard to get.
For the second straight day, the Greek stock market suffered losses as the country's left-wing government conceded that dissent within the ruling party was likely to force an early election.
Hear EL VY's dark and driving "Return To The Moon," in which Berninger teams up with Brent Knopf of Menomena and Ramona Falls.
Sylvan Esso's Amelia Meath and Nick Sanborn break down the components of their electro-folk sound and share songs by some of the other artists who've inspired them.
Smaller cable companies and some consumer advocates are not happy, but some analysts say this new offer is a good deal.