After an official signaled a touchdown for Denver in the Broncos' win, he and another ref exchanged a fist-bump. A player calls it proof of bias; the NFL says they were excited to get the call right.
In her runoff against Republican Bill Cassidy, incumbent Sen. Mary Landrieu, D.-La., didn't just lose — she was walloped. The win gave the GOP complete dominance of the Deep South in the Senate.
New guidelines being unveiled today will broaden rules for the FBI, ATF, DEA and other federal agencies, that will ban — or nearly ban — profiling by race, gender, religion or sexual orientation.
Ohio State's romp in the Big Ten championship game propelled the Buckeyes past TCU and Baylor in the eyes of the college football playoffs selection committee — and NPR's Tom Bowman.
The 92-year-old was working as a military contractor in 1971 when he patented a piece of equipment that could create and control dots on a TV screen.
Treatment units in Liberia stand nearly empty, but a dozen or so Ebola cases still appear each day, with clusters in Monrovia and rural areas. The CDC's chief there wants the nation to stay alert.
A year after Democratic Senators invoked a "nuclear option" to stop GOP filibusters of confirmation votes, Republicans are debating whether to switch back. Some say they're sick of the fighting.
Way too many residents of U.S. nursing homes are on antipsychotic drugs, critics say. It's often just for the convenience of the staff, to sedate patients agitated by dementia. That's illegal.
The magazine saw an exodus of 50 top contributors in the days after billionaire owner Chris Hughes, formerly of Facebook, announced The New Republic was going to move to New York and transform.
The prisoners — four Syrians, a Tunisian and a Palestinian — are the first Guantanamo detainees released in South America. Uruguay's president first signaled willingness to take the men in May.
Joni Mitchell talks about her new four-disc boxed set, "Love Has Many Faces," and the different colors such a collection can reveal in a lifetime of work.
DNA testing confirmed that bone fragments from Mexico match relatives of Alexander Mora Venancio, one of a group of students from a rural college who officials say were abducted in September.
Parents have strong opinions about vaccination, a poll of parents done by the University of Michigan finds. Most want day care centers to require that children are up to date on their shots.
Google, Apple and other industry leaders have global headquarters in Ireland. But the U.S. Congress and others aren't happy, and the Irish are reconsidering some of these business-friendly tax laws.