Using lenses and meta-materials, science is finding new ways to bend or reroute light. Like Harry Potter's cloak or H.G. Wells' chemical concoction, it could make an object impossible to see.
After a weekend spent glued to their televisions, average citizens still feel a lot of trepidation after Monday's announced deal. It's going to be hard to sell it to the Greek parliament and populace.
A simple job as a cook at a school can help women in Northern India make big changes in their lives — including escaping domestic violence. For Saroj, it freed her from decades of abuse.
On July 14th, NASA's New Horizons mission will reach its long-awaited destination: Pluto. The spacecraft left Earth in 2006. Since then, it's traveled more than 3 billion miles. NPR's Arun Rath talks with planetary scientist Carolyn Porco about the mission.
Eurozone leaders meeting today in Brussels moved closer to a deal with Greece. But the provisions under consideration are unlikely to sit well with Greek voters. Soraya Sarhaddi-Nelson gives NPR's Arun Rath an update from Brussels.
Convicted drug lord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán escaped his maximum security cell through an elaborate, nearly mile-long tunnel, Mexican officials say. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with correspondent Carrie Kahn in Mexico City about Guzmán, his escape and his Sinaloa drug cartel.
Last month was the deadliest on record in the Central America country since the end of the civil war in 1992. There are more than 30 murders a day, due to gang violence.
Béarnaise is a classic French sauce typically served with steak. But it's tricky for a home chef to keep the raw egg and the butter in it from separating. A chef reveals his secret weapon.
NPR's Lynn Neary speaks with correspondent John Burnett about the prison escape of the Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo.
Leaders of the European Union continue their talks about bailing Greece out for a third time. NPR's Lynn Neary speaks to Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson about the proposals on the table.