For example, June's average was up 1.62 F. A couple of degrees may not sound like much, but it's persistent warming over decades that alters the atmosphere, the oceans, and most everything else.
BB guns and other air pellet guns are often made to look like real guns. That's a problem for police, and it puts kids in danger.
No cars were hit when the crane crashed from the new, under-construction Tappan Zee Bridge onto the existing bridge. Two employees and three motorists were injured.
According to newly released documents, Omar Mateen told investigators he had boasted about ties to mass killers and terrorist groups because co-workers had verbally abused him for being Muslim.
Despite diversity efforts, Facebook and Google keep showing little change in the percentages of black, Latino and female workers. Facebook pins the problem on lack of talent in the education pipeline.
Stephen Colbert resurrected his Colbert Report conservative buffoon character Monday night for the opening night of the Republican National Convention. The move highlights what Colbert's been missing since he took the helm of The Late Show.
According to a report in New York magazine, Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes has been given until August 1 to resign or be fired for cause.
NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Myriam Benraad, a researcher at Sciences Po University, who has studied the recruitment of young French men by terrorist organizations. She says ISIS has a powerful message that resonates with different people for different reasons.
The vacation city of Nice has hundreds of police surveillance cameras posted across the city. But that didn't stop Thursday's truck attack that killed 84 people and injured more than 200. Security officials in France are struggling to find the right way to counter lone-wolf attacks and make people feel safe.
NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Atlanta Police Chief George Turner about how his police department has changed tactics, after eight police officers have died as a result of police-targeted assaults in Baton Rouge, La., and Dallas.
The streets of Cleveland are full of vendors selling Trump hats and t-shirts. NPR looks into whether the vendors are committed fans of the presumptive GOP nominee or just trying to make a buck.
NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson, on the second day of the Republican National Convention.
On day two of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, delegates will officially name Donald Trump as their nominee for president.
Tom Moon reviews the debut album from Jacob Collier, In My Room.
After considerable online hubbub about its all-female leading cast, the reboot of Ghostbusters brought in $46 million in its opening weekend.
The Trump campaign is dismissing the plagiarism controversy surrounding Melania Trump's convention speech.
More than 900 endangered toads recently hopped onto the arid plains of southeast Wyoming. It's the only place in the world this species — the Wyoming toad — exists. The release is an effort by wildlife officials to bring back one of the most endangered amphibians in North America.
NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Joshua Hendrick, professor of sociology at Loyola University and author of the book Gulen: The Ambiguous Politics of Market Islam in Turkey and the World, about Fethullah Gulen and the Hizmet movement in Turkey.
As NPR embraces podcasts, reporters must decide what's "conversational" and what crosses the line.
After two years of moderate rate hikes, a double-digit increase in the cost of insurance premiums in California is likely to resonate across the U.S. in the debate about the benefits of Obamacare.