Pakistan's military says ambassadors of the Philippines and Norway were killed in helicopter crash along with two pilots.
Steve Inskeep talks to André Borschberg, one of 2 Solar Impulse pilots. The plane will attempt a 5-day trans-Pacific flight from Nanjing, China, to Hawaii, as part of a round-the-world journey.
New Hampshire is the only state in New England not to have decriminalized small amounts of marijuana, but a proposal before state lawmakers there could change that.
When young people go to casinos, they aren't playing slot machines. Our Planet Money team talks to a man who thinks he can make slot machines that younger people will want to play.
Whole Foods hopes to attract millennials to the new chain. The company says the yet-to-be-named stores will "feature a modern streamlined design, innovative technology and a curated selection."
After a disappointing report for March, there's hope job creation in April will return to the robust pace experienced in 2014. If there is no snap-back it could signal a downshift in economic growth.
The suit alleges the bank set unrealistic sales quotas that pushed employees to open unauthorized accounts. Steve Inskeep talks to E. Scott Reckard, who covers banking for the Los Angeles Times.
Robert Overton is the oldest living American veteran of World War II, according to the White House. He turns 109 on Monday. Overton spends most days on the front porch of his home in Austin, Texas.
Yemenis fleeing the conflict in their homeland are boarding boats and crossing the mouth of the Gulf of Aden to the tiny, African nation of Djibouti. For those who make it, the main issue is the heat.
Every opinion poll before Thursday's vote suggested that this would be a dead heat between the two major parties: Labour and Conservatives. Those polls, however, were wrong.
Don't look at me! In Minnesota, lawmakers are banned from making eye contact during debate. The idea is it leads to more civility. But does it? And what can animal science teach us about it?
More than a third of Americans play video games three or more hours a week. Part of the appeal is the richly developed characters in the games.
The famed Cleveland Clinic is building a new cancer center right around the corner from a competing cancer hospital. Both institutions are confident there will be plenty of patients.
The men worked at the tobacco company for years. But after they were laid off, the only jobs they could find were as anti-smoking inspectors for the government. They do their new job with gusto.
The lofty target for the superPAC of not-quite-a-candidate Jeb Bush is one more sign of the cash gusher — and legal gray areas — opened up by recent campaign finance decisions.
Businesses often reward their customers with discounts for sticking with them. But some auto insurance companies may raise your premiums if they think you're unlikely to shop for a better rate.
Once closed to the public, adventure seekers can now explore a wild stretch of New York state's Hudson and Opalescent Rivers.
For Mother's Day, we hear from a strong-willed grandmother who talks about her life of no regrets.