Alexis Tsipras, who led Syriza to an improbable win in parliamentary election, was sworn in today amid fears about what his win means for the country's bailout agreements with the European Union.
When Harmony Tividad and Cleo Tucker harmonize, it's like a lightning bolt to the gut.
Today, we're rolling out a new podcast directory on NPR.org, and we're excited to have a beautiful new home to showcase all of the podcasts from the NPR family.
The White House says the device posed no threat. The president and the first lady are in India.
For any young artist, an important leap happens when influences are absorbed and the act of mining the past transforms into something personal.
The Australian band teases its upcoming North American debut with a new song featuring Sharon Van Etten.
By incorporating indigenous sounds and instruments in his music, as well as socio-political themes, the Tasmanian-born composer gave his compatriots a sense of themselves.
A new report says 52 colleges offer, or plan to offer, some credits based on learning, not just seat time.
Commentator Tania Lombrozo says her sense is that thinking machines elicit an existential response — perhaps because we're threatened by the idea that maybe human thinking isn't so special.
The president became the first U.S. head of state to attend a parade to mark the day India adopted its constitution.
Also: President Obama attends Republic Day celebrations in India; the sons of former Egyptian leader Mubarek are released from prison; and Miss Colombia is the new Miss Universe.
The coyote was found in the sprawling complex known as Stuyvesant Town. It's been released into a Bronx wildlife area. It's the second time this month a coyote turned up in the nation's largest city.
Consider the San Francisco Zoo's Valentine's Day special. Adopt a giant hairy scorpion in honor of your ex-lover because, according to the zoo, scorpions are also low-lifes.
The potentially historic Nor'easter could bring more than 2 feet of snow to the region today and Tuesday. Travel is expected to be affected, with thousands of flights already canceled.
Sling TV launches in a few weeks. That's the new streaming service from Dish that allows viewers to stream content previously only available through cable.
Greek voters went to the polls on Sunday, and leftists won the election. Greece's radical left Syriza party has become the first anti-austerity party to win elections in Europe, throwing into doubt whether the troubled country stays the course on an international austerity plan.
Steve Inskeep talks to Shaun Walker, Moscow bureau chief for "The Guardian" newspaper, who is covering renewed fighting in eastern Ukraine. Over the weekend, shelling killed 30 people in the port city of Mariupol.
Iowa as a choosing ground for presidential candidates has been problematic for both parties, but especially for Republicans in recent years. Some potential candidates, such as Mitt Romney and Jeb Bush, stayed away from the weekend event. Was that a smart move?
The 2016 Iowa caucuses are more than a year away. On Saturday, a long list of potential candidates showed up at a day-long political forum in Des Moines to begin wooing the states most conservative GOP activists.
The Chicago Cubs slugger was affectionately called "Mr. Cub" and "Mr. Sunshine." He spoke about his life in baseball with Steve Inskeep. (This piece initially aired Oct. 13, 2009 on Morning Edition).