In New York City, a funeral for a man killed by police in Brooklyn was also a forum for people to express outrage over other recent cases of police violence.
From the My Big Break archives: Designer June Ambrose talks about how her big break came when hip-hop artist Missy Elliott needed a signature look for her first big video, "The Rain."
Rolling Stone has apologized for how it reported a major story on sexual assault at the University of Virginia. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Marybeth Seitz-Brown of Students Active For Ending Rape.
NASA's Orion spacecraft — built to take a human crew into deep space — completed a successful test flight Friday. NPR's Arun Rath talks with landing and recovery manager Stuart McClung.
Mention moonshine and you might think of an illegal backwoods still carefully hidden to evade authorities. But recently, legal distilleries have been popping up in a white lightning renaissance.
Sunday's MLS Cup features a player with one leg shorter than the other, metal plates in his face and an ear-to-ear scar. Charlie Davies, nearly killed in a 2009 car crash, is finally back on his game.
The former U.S. poet laureate says he can't write poetry any more, but still has some prose in him. In a new book, Essays After Eighty, he considers his art, his beard and his experience growing old.
Maurice Alexander was convicted on a misdemeanor charge, and served ten days in jail. Six years later, it cost him a chance for affordable housing.
The iBill, a new currency reader being offered by the U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing, aims to change how the blind identify different kinds of bills.
The Justice Department's new rules would prohibit some agents from using factors such as religion to profile, but the rules-change doesn't apply at airports or along the border.
Judy Huth, the latest accuser of the 77-year-old comedian, says Cosby drugged and raped her in 1974 when she was only 15. Cosby's lawyer has called the claim "absolutely false."