After Chuck Netzhammer displayed his ISIS flag cake on Youtube, Wal-Mart apologized. The company told ABC that the local staff didn't recognize the self-proclaimed Islamic State design.
Need help with a technical problem — call a kid. It's what police in Duncanville did when their robot stopped working. The Dallas Morning News says a youngster named Mayberry fixed the problem.
The C-130 Hercules transport plane crashed shortly after takeoff today into a residential area in Medan, the country's third-largest city.
The New Jersey governor has seen his political stock fall, but he'll try to begin anew with his official presidential announcement on Tuesday at his high school alma mater.
The second volume of Jo Walton's trilogy about the creation of a real-world Republic picks up 30 years after events of the first book. Reviewer Amal El-Mohtar says it's an expectation-shattering read.
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is urging Greeks to vote "no" in Sunday's referendum on proposals from the country's creditors. He says European leaders won't let Greece exit the eurozone.
Listen to all of our favorite songs (so far) this year, by either shuffling the entire list or picking a single genre or one of the mixtapes created by NPR Music staff and member station hosts.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday decided that 10 abortion clinics in Texas may remain open. The delay gives clinics time to appeal to appeal to the nation's highest court.
An obscure government agency is about to shut its doors due to an ideological fight in Congress. The Export-Import Bank has helped U.S. companies sell their goods abroad for decades but will likely wind down operations after July 1st if Congress doesn't act.
Speeches by high-level representatives were an attempt to keep momentum going as the world moves toward a key summit in Paris this year, which may produce an agreement to control greenhouse gases.
The Supreme Court ruled last week that same-sex marriage is legal. In Texas, the attorney general told public officials they don't have to issue licenses if it conflicts with their religious beliefs.
The budget expires on Tuesday and there's no sign of agreement on a new one. It's the first time in a dozen years that the solidly Democratic legislature has had to deal with a Republican governor.
Greece's bailout money is gone, and it will miss a payment due to the IMF. Linda Wertheimer talks to Joanna Kakissis and Peter Spiegel of The Financial Times about Greece's tenuous hold on the Euro.
A government agency is about to close. The Export-Import Bank has helped U.S. companies sell goods abroad for decades, but it will likely wind down operations after July 1 if Congress doesn't act.
The plan raises the cap under which most workers must get overtime for working more than 40 hours a week. It doesn't require congressional approval, but is expected to be criticized by businesses.
Two years ago, President Dilma Rousseff canceled a planned state visit after discovering the U.S. was spying on Brazil. Since that time, her popularity has nosedived, and so too has Brazil's economy.
Puerto Rico's governor says the U.S. territory will be unable to pay off some of its more than $72 billion debt, and that terms will have to be renegotiated. He's also calling for big budget cuts.
Gov. Chris Christie has battled recent bad publicity and sinking poll numbers. While he's been essentially campaigning for months, Christ is expected to officially join the crowded field on Tuesday.
Many French people now enjoy nine weeks of vacation a year. Vacation in France is seen as a human right, one expert says, but it divides the haves from the have nots.
The court wrapped up on Monday, supporting the use of a controversial drug in executions by lethal injection. The justices also set up cases to be heard next term on affirmative action and abortion.