Should we express religious categories in terms of people's beliefs or their behaviors? Commentator Tania Lombrozo examines why we describe (a)theism the way we do.
The changes adopted today at a two-day meeting in Monaco include a new Olympic channel. They are all part of biggest change in decades to the International Olympic Committee.
Some 20 U.S. mayors meeting in New York hope to persuade some 4 million undocumented residents to come forward and apply for deferred action.
There's not much evidence that radiation increases survival in older women with early-stage breast cancer, but doctors are still prescribing it. It can be hard to get doctors to change protocols.
There's more to this roots music business than high-energy dance tunes. Kick back with some soothing voices and some free-spirited instrumentals.
Watch a spray-painted mural take shape on a wall in Northern Ireland inspired by U2's "Song For Someone," from the album Songs of Innocence.
Hagupit, now a tropical storm, forced more than a million people into shelters when it hit. At least 21 people are dead. But it spared the Philippines the devastation of last year's Typhoon Haiyan.
Also: NASA will release a new photograph of distant Pluto; British royals William and Kate arrive in New York; and some NFL players wear messages protesting the New York grand jury's Garner decision.
After a quiet opening passage, "Parasites" gets jarringly loud and frenetic, like several songs laid atop one another.
More than 3,000 books from the British Nobel laureate's collection have been donated to a library in Zimbabwe, where Lessing lived for 25 years. Also: J.K. Rowling promises 12 days of Harry Potter.
Demonstrators vandalized businesses and blocked traffic on a freeway. The protests came in the wake of police killings in Missouri and New York.
The trailer for the upcoming film The Last Five Years shows lots of Anna Kendrick and Jeremy Jordan singing to each other, because ... that's the movie. It's good, though.
A first-grader's quick doodle can tell researchers plenty about what's happening — or not happening — at home.
Fifty albums for a heavier-than-average year, selected by NPR Music's staff and member station partners. These are the albums we held close in 2014 and the ones we want to share.