Pope Francis announced he will elevate the influential missionary to sainthood when he visits Washington, D.C. But Native American groups say Father Serra was far from saintly.
The film about a Navy SEAL whose service in Iraq made him a mythic figure has become a cultural lightning rod. But the squabbles are too simple for a low-key movie striking in its lack of stridency.
A cartogram posted on Reddit shows what the world looks like if you scale countries by their population. Watch out China! India is catching up with you.
An interview with the New York rap impresario who died unexpectedly this month.
New research shows that teenagers' brains aren't fully insulated, so the signals travel slowly when they need to make decisions. Neuroscientist Frances Jensen, who wrote The Teenage Brain, explains.
Bob Kafka of ADAPT says that despite the governor’s own paralysis, he has gutted programs for the disabled.
This Sunday is the Super Bowl, which means the biggest and most expensive advertising night of the year.
Drought conditions are forcing ranchers to thin their herds, and that means a shortage of the cut of beef that's emblematic of Texas barbecue.
A fake bank in Nanjing bilked customers out of nearly $33 million. With trappings of a real bank, like security guards and LED screens, the bank fooled depositors attracted by higher interest rates.
The next cities to benefit from Google's ultra-high-speed Internet service will be in Georgia, Tennessee, Virginia and North Carolina.
The company reports that it sold 74.5 million iPhones in its holiday quarter, pushing profits to a record $18 billion.
Meteorologists have apologized for getting yesterday's snow totals wrong, but other experts say the forecasts weren't that far off.
The 31-year old rock, folk and blues artist has just released her third album, "Reckless Skyline."
NPR's David Folkenflik weighs in on Gov. Mike Pence's plan for a state-run taxpayer-funded news site called "Just IN."
Hezbollah took responsibility for the attack and Israel returned fire, in one of the most serious flare ups of a long-running confrontation.
Federal funds aren't available, but the small city of Douglas says it needs to upgrade its congested port of entry.
The announcement of the new Ghostbusters cast went over like ... well, gangbusters.
The CEO and chief economist of the groundbreaking real estate website explain how the rules have changed.
Parents of the students are accusing the government of trying to wrap up the investigation despite the many unanswered questions.
It's notoriously hard to get people to quit smoking. Pregnant women in Scotland were more apt to stop smoking if they got $600 in gift cards. But are those kinds of payments ethical?