In Ferguson, Mo., people marked the anniversary of the 18-year-old's death with a moment of silence and a church service. Camille Phillips of St. Louis Public Radio reports on the day's activities.
Africa marks one year without polio on Tuesday. But there are now concerns in Kenya, where bishops have declared a boycott of the vaccine on the eve of a WHO polio vaccination campaign.
Investigators have just released old surveillance video of the Boston Isabella Stewart Gardner museum in 1990, just before it was robbed of $500 million in art. They're asking the public for help.
The RedState Gathering in Atlanta may have disinvited Donald Trump after his recent disparaging remarks, but the Trump phenomenon is very much on the minds of the conservative activists there.
In an interview with Morning Edition host Steve Inskeep, the president rejects the suggestion that political considerations put race relations on the back burner in his first term.
This week in Do Try This At Home, we learn a unusual technique for cooking eggs. It's a cross between poached and over easy that gives you a silky, yolky sauce for huevos rancheros.
Thousands of hackers have headed to Las Vegas for two conferences: Black Hat and Defcon. Much of the talk at the conferences has been devoted to security flaws in consumer devices, like cellphones.
The California fire is unusually intense and unpredictable. But between climate change and the impact of decades of poor management, such wildfires may be the new normal.
On Wednesday, California made its last payment on debt incurred in 2004 by Proposition 57, which sought to deal with the state's fiscal crisis. NPR's Arun Rath talks to John Myers of KQED for more.
Donald Trump's invitation to speak at the Red State Gathering in Atlanta was revoked after he made disparaging comments about Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly, who challenged him in a debate this week.