President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government has rounded up two dozen journalists, television producers and police with close ties to an exiled cleric who is fiercely critical of the government.
The newest member of the British royal family is seen in 3 new photos released by his parents, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.
ITT Technical Institute sought to open high schools around the country, but it's meeting resistance.
Laurent Lamothe says he will resign following violent protests in the impoverished Caribbean country. Anti-government demonstrators are angered over a long delay in holding parliamentary elections.
Pieces of gravel and dust from a "rock comet" called 3200 Phaethon are still shooting across the sky, dazzling the Earthlings below.
Among the 23 new documents released is an interview by police of Dorian Johnson, the young man who was with Michael Brown on the day he was killed by officer Darren Wilson.
Billions have been pledged to help rebuild Gaza, but little of that money has arrived yet. But a startup accelerator is drawing interest and crowdfunding from around the region and the world.
The victory is seen as a mandate for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's economic overhaul plan, even as Japan has fallen back into recession in the second half of 2014.
The deal is the first-ever to require all nations to reduce emissions, but it doesn't include a mechanism to monitor compliance.
Every answer is the name of a Fortune 200 company —that is, one of the top 200 corporations according to the 2014 list in Fortune magazine.
Mead was a favorite drink of ancient Egyptians and Vikings, and now it's making a comeback. Weekend Edition food commentator Bonny Wolf examines how the beverage has been updated for the 21st century.
The rules are what make the game, and increasingly that means more and more rules off the playing field. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Mike Pesca of slate.com about the NFL's revised conduct policy.
Greyhound turned 100 this year. To celebrate, Weekend Edition listeners share their most memorable bus journeys. Some are bumpy, some are smelly and some are just downright scary.
Tens of thousands gathered in cities across the country Saturday to draw attention to several high profile deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of police.
The Senate voted late Saturday to pass a bill that will fund the government through the end of the fiscal year. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to NPR's Mara Liasson about the rare Saturday session.
Weekend Edition staff have been picking their favorite interviews from 2014. Editor Jordana Hochman and producer Chris Benderev talk with NPR's Rachel Martin about a story of transracial adoption.
Jazz saxophonist Jimmy Greene's album is dedicated to his 6-year-old daughter, Ana, killed in the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. This story first aired on Nov. 28 on All Things Considered.
In Mexico, authorities continue the investigation into the kidnapping and presumed murder of 43 students from a college in Guerrero. Now one man says he's a survivor of that attack.
Disputes between tenants and landlords often end up in the courts. And in New York City, win or lose, tenants may end up with a bad rap that can make it hard to rent again.
Billy Boyd was Pippin in The Lord of the Rings, but he's also a musician. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to him about writing the final song for the new Hobbit movie, The Battle of the Five Armies.