The best albums of the first half of a year stuffed with (far) more than its share of heartbreak, surprise, innovation and beauty.
The city council in White Settlement voted to boot Browser. The cat has lived in the library for 6 years. It was evicted out of fairness after a city employee wasn't allowed to bring a puppy to work.
In addition to being great looking goats, contestants wore intricate headdresses decorated with flowers. The winner was Demete --- a silky looking black and white glamor goat.
The Toast — the funny, literary feminist website, gleeful kneecapper of high culture, center of cheerful misandry, and habitat of the courteous commenter — is closing. We have an appreciation.
HBO's most popular series, Game of Thrones, aired its season finale Sunday. NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says the show soared this year with plots that moved beyond George R.R. Martin's published books.
Troubled by delays and more than a billion dollars over budget, the new Panama Canal took more than a decade to build. Can the project payoff amid a changing and slumping shipping industry?
As the result of Britain's vote to leave the European Union reverberates around the world, Linda Wertheimer examines its impact on the U.S. presidential race with commentator and columnist Cokie Roberts, and Ben Domenech, co-founder of "The Federalist."
Pope Francis — who has ushered in a more welcoming attitude toward homosexuals in the Catholic Church — says the Church should seek forgiveness for its mistreatment of gays. He made the comments during a flight from Armenia.
Linda Wertheimer talks to Norbert Rottgen, Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of Germany's Bundestag, about the U.K. decision to leave the European Union.
Residents in one neighborhood are preparing to apply for federal aid funds. They're weighing whether to rebuild next to the creek that destroyed their homes or abandon the area for higher ground.
When the U.K. voted to leave the EU, a lot of questions were left unanswered. London banks do an enormous amount of international business, but with the doors to Europe shutting that could change.
The Conservative and Labour Parties are facing shake-ups, businesses and financial markets are seeking reassurances and there's little clarity about when and how this disengagement will take place.
Steve Inskeep talks to Alex Salmond, a Scottish politician who is a member of the Parliament of the U.K.
Volkswagen admitted last September to intentionally cheating on emissions tests. A federal judge has set a Tuesday deadline for VW to work out a plan for making amends.
Spain elections on Sunday were the first in Europe since Britain's vote to leave the EU. It appears that drove Spanish voters toward the perceived safety and security of incumbent conservatives.
More than $7 billion in drugs, vaccines and supplies are stashed in warehouses to be tapped in case of a pandemic or an attack with chemical, biological or nuclear weapons. NPR got a peek at one.
Elizabeth Warren is a rock star in Democratic politics and there are reports she's being vetted as a possible Clinton running mate. Yet just a few years ago she was, in Washington terms, a nobody.
Aboard a flight from Armenia, the pontiff said the Church owes an apology not only to gay people, but also to other marginalized groups. "We Christians must say we are sorry," he said.
The rally unraveled into violence just outside the California Capitol on Sunday. Several were stabbed in the midst of the chaos. As yet, Sacramento police have made no arrests.
Following the aftermath of the U.K.'s decision to leave the European Union, listeners share more of their post-'Brexit' songs.