The outage halted public transportation and shuttered business across much of Turkey. An investigation is underway to determine the cause of the country's blackout, the biggest in 15 years.
The Australian rock band, known for "Under The Milky Way," performs songs from its new album.
Scientists say they've IDed the bacteria that emits that rank smell after a hard workout. Future deodorants might target that bad actor rather than blocking sweat glands or nuking all bacteria.
Twenty years after it broke up, one of the great underground bands from New Zealand's pop heyday will have its entire discography remastered and re-released.
The new target was submitted to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change Tuesday. Part of a plan for a new international treaty, it would give the U.S. 10 years to reach its goal.
Once the horn section comes in to add an exclamation point to everything, there's no turning back.
This week, NPR's Michel Martin has been leading challenging conversations about the fear of black men. Now we want to hear from you.
The late Stieg Larsson's Millennium series of novels is getting an addition, The Girl in the Spider's Web. The book, written by David Lagercrantz, just got its title and a U.S. release date: Sept. 1.
Katherine Fawcett's short story collection is comfortably domestic, full of quiet drama and unfussy detail. Until you read further and discover the mermaids, monsters and lonely planets (literally).
Also: A Japanese municipality approves same sex marriage; Arizona's governor vetoes a bill shielding police identification after a shooting; and a solar powered plane makes its latest stop in China.
An ambitious 7-year-old calls into this episode of How To Do Everything with one simple question: Can he one day be half-man, half-cheetah?
This year, at Emory University's global health challenge, students had to come up with clever solutions for a pressing problem. Only it wasn't a superbug. It was the extreme violence in Honduras.
The night sky carries the weight of many meanings for humanity. Astrophysicist Adam Frank directs us to a short video addressing the sum of the stars in the sky.
The six nations that have been debating a plan to curb Iran's nuclear program – and ease economic sanctions — will hit the deadline for a framework agreement at 6 p.m. ET.
Of his Republican colleagues at the state house, Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard says, "Sometimes, they're having trouble understanding the breadth and the depth of what's happening here."
Teachers in remote areas say blogging is a great way to plug into conversations with other educators.
"Foolish" is another airy pop song with atmospheric beats and a video that perfectly captures the clean, buoyant world of sound created by this Australian sextet.
Gov. John Hickenlooper signed the law after federal regulators approved Palcohol. Sen. Charles Schumer of New York says powdered alcohol is a dangerous product and he wants it banned.
Coachella in California and Lallapalooza in Chicago say they won't tolerate the photo-taking tools. Coachella even dismissed them as "narciss-sticks."
Aislinn Hunter's new novel tells two parallel tales of two young girls — both gone missing in the same place, a century apart. Reviewer Jean Zimmerman says the book's tough truths held her interest.