A fake bank in Nanjing bilked customers out of nearly $33 million. With trappings of a real bank, like security guards and LED screens, the bank fooled depositors attracted by higher interest rates.
The next cities to benefit from Google's ultra-high-speed Internet service will be in Georgia, Tennessee, Virginia and North Carolina.
The company reports that it sold 74.5 million iPhones in its holiday quarter, pushing profits to a record $18 billion.
Meteorologists have apologized for getting yesterday's snow totals wrong, but other experts say the forecasts weren't that far off.
The 31-year old rock, folk and blues artist has just released her third album, "Reckless Skyline."
NPR's David Folkenflik weighs in on Gov. Mike Pence's plan for a state-run taxpayer-funded news site called "Just IN."
Hezbollah took responsibility for the attack and Israel returned fire, in one of the most serious flare ups of a long-running confrontation.
Federal funds aren't available, but the small city of Douglas says it needs to upgrade its congested port of entry.
The announcement of the new Ghostbusters cast went over like ... well, gangbusters.
The CEO and chief economist of the groundbreaking real estate website explain how the rules have changed.
Parents of the students are accusing the government of trying to wrap up the investigation despite the many unanswered questions.
It's notoriously hard to get people to quit smoking. Pregnant women in Scotland were more apt to stop smoking if they got $600 in gift cards. But are those kinds of payments ethical?
The nine men integrated a whites-only lunch counter in Rock Hill, S.C., in 1961, and refused to pay a fine. Their "Jail, no bail" strategy became a rallying cry against Jim Crow.
The band's moody, autumnal "Arms Unknown" receives a welcome jolt of gritty electric guitar.
An Oregon company has developed a high-tech process for turning sewage into pure drinking water. Now it's asking the state for permission to give its recycled water to a group of home brewers.
Kenya's passenger vans have a reputation for getting into deadly crashes. A new campaign has cut the accident rate with a simple intervention: Stickers that urge riders to speak up!
If negotiations are successful, the Smithsonian would join other attractions at the site of London's Olympic Park.
Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto said the events of Ayotzinapa "forces the country to change" toward a "just and free Mexico."
Commentator Marcelo Gleiser ponders the question: Would you be comfortable dying, knowing that another you, a copy, would still be alive?
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