Is the California government doing enough to deal with the serious drought? Katie Orr of Capital Public Radio weighs in.
Last week Apple was officially added to the Dow Jones Industrial Average. But just because Apple's in the club now, doesn't mean the Dow is a great measure of the economy.
Ethan Hawke's new documentary is about pianist Seymour Bernstein's decision to leave his concert career for teaching.
The bluegrass banjo prodigy turned country singer-songwriter plays cuts from his first album.
A new report shows the number of international students being accepted by American universities is at an all-time high of 1.13 million.
Vicki Croke of WBUR's The Wild Life discusses manatees and other animal news, including elephants and the downfall of Neanderthals.
In recent years, thousands of veterans have showed an interest in farming as a way to find peace and purpose.
The deal will form the world's fifth-largest food and beverage company, bringing together American brands from Jell-O to Heinz Ketchup.
After an NPR staffer led Stromae through the crowd prior to his set, she likened the experience to walking John Lennon through the crowd at the height of Beatlemania.
The measure aims to protect business owners who say it violates their beliefs to serve gay couples. Critics say it would allow discrimination.
Researchers in Colombia have created new types of beans that can withstand high heat. Many of these "heat-beater" beans resulted from a unique marriage, 20 years ago, of tradition and technology.
The app will allow anyone with access to a smartphone to record a conversation and submit it to the oral history project's archive.
Peter Van de Graaf shares some of his favorites, from the late German tenor Fritz Wunderlich to American soprano Renee Fleming.
The airline operating the plane that crashed in the French Alps says the plane had been inspected and found safe Monday.
There are signs that life is returning to some sense of normalcy. The BBC's Tom Burridge reports from Donetsk.
The health care law has sliced the number of uninsured by a third. Yet it remains deeply polarizing, and its fate could be decided by the Supreme Court and the coming presidential election.
Frank Bruni writes in his new book that there are many colleges that are great, but just don't get as much press.
Laparascopic surgery can be faster, safer and cheaper, but patients don't always get the choice even if it's appropriate, a study finds. Using it more often would reduce complications and save money.
State television, which is now controlled by the Houthis, said the rebels have seized an airbase that was critical to U.S. drone operations against al-Qaida. The base is just 35 miles from Aden.
These days, flying with both the defense hawks who want more money for the Pentagon and the budget hawks who want to attack the deficit has become more difficult within the GOP.