The movie titles of the late splatter-film director are evocative ... and wonderfully terrible. Can you tell them apart from the titles of some less-than-classic kids' books?
A Dutch-led team of international researchers found that a Buk missile shot down flight MH17 in 2014. Evidence suggests the missile was brought from Russia and fired from rebel-held eastern Ukraine.
The zoo and the Democratic Republic of Congo rehabilitate gorillas who lost families to poachers. The mom was alone which may be why she held her baby so closely that zookeepers couldn't get a look.
What do you do when a friend or loved one talks about race in a way that makes you cringe? Karen Good-Marable, Aaron Sanchez, Robyn Henderson-Espinoza, and Channing Kennedy tell us how they reacted.
Modeled after community gardens, the sweet setups allow beekeepers to maintain hives in public spaces. Beekeepers harvest not just honey but the collective knowledge of their colleagues.
Fran Wilde built a glorious world of living bone towers and wing-gliding people in last year's Updraft. Her new Cloudbound has stunning skyscapes but lacks some of the first book's emotional heft.
A man proposing to his girlfriend at a Yankees game, dropped the ring. He eventually found it, and she said yes. A jogger in Central Park stopped to be in wedding photos. The jogger was Tom Hanks.
People with tree-trunk-like legs who can't lose weight through diet and exercise may have lipedema, a lymphatic disorder. It's not clear what causes it, and most doctors aren't familiar with it.
Hillary Clinton was back out on the campaign trail on Tuesday at a rally in the swing state of North Carolina — pressing the case that she won the first presidential debate over Donald Trump.
The 10-year-old social media site Twitter has been struggling to attract users and grow its business. Renee Montagne talks to Farhad Manjoo, technology columnist for "The New York Times."
Veteran Israeli statesman Shimon Peres has died. He was 93. Steve Inskeep talks to Ambassador Dennis Ross, who was a diplomat in the administrations of George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton.
What do NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, deflated footballs, QB Tom Brady and a hit Broadway musical have in common? Commentator Pablo Torre, a senior writer with ESPN The Magazine, has the answer.
In the '70s, Studs Terkel talked to an ad executive, who explained how as a "token woman" she had to navigate the male-dominated industry. Radio Dairies and Project And got access to the recording.
Trump campaigned in the swing state of Florida following the debate with Hillary Clinton. He touted the favorable results of unscientific online tallies where debate watchers picked their favorites.
Hank Greenberg, who built the insurance giant, will be back on the witness stand. He and another former executive face charges they deceived investors in the years leading up to the financial crisis.
Members of our "Planet Money" team recently got into the oil business. They learned one of the most basic questions about the business is: who sets the price of oil? Speculators are often blamed.
A new study by researchers at Yale found that pre-K teachers, white and black alike, spend more time watching black boys, expecting trouble.
The bill would let victims' families of the Sept. 11 attacks sue Saudi Arabia for aiding or financing the attacks. The White House says the move could put U.S. interests and personnel at risk.
Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore was ousted on ethics charges in 2003 for defying a federal court order. On Wednesday he faces trial for defying the U.S. Supreme Court's same-sex marriage ruling.
The hope is that the connectome, a map of all neural connections, will somehow address how physical processes are connected with consciousness, says commentator Marcelo Gleiser.