Two police officers have been killed in their patrol car in Brooklyn. The suspect fled and killed himself on a subway platform. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to WNYC reporter Robert Lewis for the latest.
For many Norwegian-American families, the most anticipated Christmas treat isn't chocolate or sugar-dusted cookies. It's a simple potato-based pancake, spread with butter and sugar or jam.
Some in the entertainment industry are wondering if they'll have to be careful now about the stories they tell or the jokes they make in the wake of Sony's withdrawal of The Interview.
Inspired by the snails' spiky shells and acid-loving nature, researchers named the new species Alviniconcha strummeri, after Clash frontman Joe Strummer.
In the wake of the announcement that the U.S. is restoring relations with Cuba, some Cuban exiles are wary. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Cuban-American author Carlos Eire about his reaction to the news.
With the help of U.S. airstrikes, Iraqi Kurdish forces have made significant advances against the self-proclaimed Islamic State, or ISIS.
The Arab Spring began in Tunisia in 2011 with the ousting of a dictator, but youth in that country seem unenthusiastic about elections on Sunday.
Melissa Block talks to Sony Pictures CEO Michael Lynton about the cyber attack against his company and the cancellation of the Christmas Day release of The Interview.
Students at several law schools say events in Ferguson and New York have left them too upset to study. Others are more concerned about how the extra study time will affect the grading curve.
Some say a vaunted attempt to improve the quality of colleges is dead on arrival. Let's find out why.