The Twittersphere lit up in defense of Bollywood starlet Deepika Padukone. She audaciously told off "The Times Of India" which published a revealing photo gallery of her captioned "OMG: Deepika Padukone's cleavage show."
Several NFL players are in the news recently for off-field incidents. Audie Cornish talks to George Atallah of the NFL Players Association about crime and punishment in the National Football League.
Hamas and Israel stopped fighting weeks ago. But feuding continues between the two main factions on the Palestinian side — Hamas and Fatah. Their battle has an impact on relations with Israel as well.
Committees are looking at the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration after questions arose about how it handles recalls, including General Motors' recall over faulty ignition switches.
The White House is lobbying Congress to authorize a package to arm and train Syria's moderate rebels. The funding is key to Obama's strategy to confront militants known as the Islamic State, or ISIS.
The airline, which has too many flight attendants since its merger with Continental, will offer the early outs in seniority order to those who meet certain service and eligibility
It's a rite of passage for American teenagers: parents hand over the keys, and newly licensed drivers hit the road. Sarah Rivers is a high school junior, and she enjoys driving herself to school.
The NFL has suffered a number of scandals recently, but the sport has emerged relatively unscathed. Commentator Frank Deford asks if anything could change the way Americans feel about football.
When NPR's Kabul bureau caught on fire recently, it came came as a pleasant surprise that the fire department in the Afghan capital is good at putting out fires.
With the price of solar panels falling, more municipalities and homeowners are installing them. But having solar panels doesn't mean you won't lose power in a blackout — at least not yet.
The ambitious scope of the intervention has impressed aid workers, who have been crying for help for months. But the plan will need to be implemented quickly to get ahead of the spread of infections.
Tens of thousands of private planes fly through U.S. airspace daily. Federal agents at a Southern California air base monitor those flights, looking for drugs or terrorists. Sometimes, they find them.
Amy Clampitt was named a MacArthur genius in 1992. Today, the home she bought with her award money is used to house rising poets in tuition-free residencies.
Metástasis, the Spanish-language remake of the AMC series, ends this week on UniMás. The show is set in Colombia instead of New Mexico, but the story of a teacher-turned-drug dealer stays the same.
The answer, this time, isn't simply more cash, says Dr. Harold Varmus, director of the National Cancer Institute. Instead, changing the way research money's distributed might fix systemic problems.
The change in running back Adrian Peterson's status will require him to stay away from the team while he takes care of legal proceedings regarding child abuse charges.
This year's winners include a cartoonist, a documentarian, a leader in the legal fight for gay marriage, a saxophonist, mathematicians and scientists, poets, lawyers and advocates.
The NFLPA says the appeal is based on facts it says reveal a lack of a fair and impartial process, including the role of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.
By 2017, the two American companies are expected to take over a job that NASA has relied upon Russia to perform: shuttling astronauts to the International Space Station.
The doctor spoke of "the horror that this disease visits upon its victims" and told a joint Senate committee hearing that he favors U.S. military intervention to fight it.