Women have long been told their place is in the kitchen — but not as chefs. To this day, only about 20 percent of chefs are women. With the growth of "foodie" culture, that might finally be changing.
India released its pledges ahead of December's global climate change summit in Paris. "We want to walk [a] cleaner energy path," says the country's environment minister.
Download four web-exclusive tracks from the Irish singer-songwriter's Philadelphia concert.
"Mr. Trump remains committed to reaching out to the Hispanic Community in more genuine and productive ways as he continues to share his vision to Make America Great Again," the campaign said.
The Carolina Chocolate Drops singer and multi-instrumentalist transforms an old folk song into something intriguing, infectious and downright sexy.
A list of the major benchmarks of Arne Duncan's seven years in the Obama Administration — and what they mean for what's coming next.
NPR One Exclusive: A Chat With Sci-Fi Author Andy Weir
Pennsylvania has gone more than 90 days without a state budget. An impasse over Pennsylvania's budget is pitting newly elected Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf against a Republican-controlled Legislature.
Critic Tess Taylor reviews journalist Jeffrey Brown's poetry collection, The News.
New federally mandated rules for mortgages go into effect at the end of this week. The goal: to keep people from getting pressured into signing bad loans or getting bait-and-switched when they go to close on their home loan.
NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Sandra Wong, the great granddaughter of Wong Kim Ark. Ark's Supreme Court case in 1898 interpreted the Fourteenth Amendment to safeguard birthright citizenship for children of immigrants, regardless of their parents' citizenship.
At Umpqua Community College in rural Oregon on Thursday, a shooter killed nine victims, wounded others and killed himself in the rampage. President Obama addressed the shooting in remarks at a press conference Friday.
Girls have been the fastest growing segment of the juvenile detention population since the 1990s. Now, new research is showing that they are also incarcerated for longer periods than boys are.
In two separate incidents, high school football players have recently struck referees during games. Officiating crews know they're not liked on the field — but has it gotten worse?
This Saturday, NPR's Michel Martin will become the new host of Weekend All Things Considered. She previews what's on tap for her program for this weekend and the future.
Regular commentators E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times discuss President Obama's remarks on the Oregon school shooting, and the leadership race in the House.
As details of Thursday's shooting at Umpqua Community College continue to emerge, several politicians are reacting with strong language about gun control.
After nearly seven years in office, Duncan bows out, leaving behind a remarkable legacy of achievement and controversy.
Seated at the piano in NPR's studios, Anthony de Mare explains why he commissioned composers from the classical, jazz and Broadway worlds to interpret some of Sondheim's finest songs.
An Iranian director banned from making films skirts the rules again in Jafar Panahi's Taxi.