Nashville's slacker rock band plods its way through a strangely captivating new video for the song "Too Tough."
The U.S. military says a Russian official informed the U.S. embassy in Baghdad about the missions; Syria says it invited Russia's air force to help fight terrorism.
The literary award, launched last year by Kirkus Reviews, lists Ta-Nehisi Coates, Helen Macdonald and Hanya Yanigihara among 18 finalists across three categories. The prize carries a purse of $50,000.
At least six people are dead in a large city of southern China after a series of powerful explosions that are being blamed on parcel bombs. As many as 15 explosions caused the damage.
The Vatican isn't denying the meeting took place. Davis, who has refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, says she met the pope at the Vatican embassy in Washington.
There is much excitement around finding liquid water on Mars. And, though high salinity is not good for life, we will only know if it exists there if we look, says astrophysicist Marcelo Gleiser.
Claire Vaye Watkins' first novel is a frighteningly believable near-future dystopia; drought has ruined the West, and two holdouts among the wreckage find their lives changed by a strange child.
Page 25 of "The Twitter Government And Elections Handbook" begins, "What Is Twitter?"
The Duponts in Louisiana loved their mutt Melvin so much they jumped at the chance to replicate him. Melvin is gone now, but he's left behind two clones, Ken and Harry.
When a man put his dog in the car, he was just trying to keep him out of a fight. He never expected the dog would take the vehicle straight into a lake.
Artifacts from the Titanic go on auction on Wednesday.
Pope Francis has called on all of Europe's Catholics to take in refugees. But in Hungary, church leaders have been hesitant. And Hungary's churches are conspicuously absent from relief efforts.
Former Al Jazeera journalist Mohammed Fahmy talks about the nearly two years he spent imprisoned in Egypt. He received a presidential pardon last week.
In Egypt, human rights activists say the government has stepped up prosecutions for alleged morality offenses. Hundreds of gay and transgender people have been targeted by the State over the past two years. And now it has moved on to belly dancers.
For the first time, scientists have discovered a way to identify the colors of extinct animals, including dinosaurs, through studying their fossils.
Be wary of Russia's role in Syria, the opposition figure warns. He's working the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly, pushing for more help for Syria's rebels and civilians.
Kunduz is a trading hub that rival groups have often fought over, and which is often beyond the control of the government in Kabul. Lola Cecchinel, an analyst for ATR Consulting, explains its history.
Catherine Coulson, who played the "log lady" in the TV series Twin Peaks, died on Monday at 71. With her odd attachment to a piece of ponderosa pine, she was something of a pop culture hero.
Host Renee Montagne talks with Washington Post reporter Joby Warrick about his new book, "Black Flags," on the origins of the Islamic State.
Politicians and the press are trying to read the tea leaves on Joe Biden's future. But right now, only the vice president knows what his tea cup holds.