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The company is introducing a new policy that allows users to appoint an executor who will keep their account active posthumously.

Across the country, it's common practice to handcuff a pregnant prisoner to her hospital bed while she gives birth.

A police shooting of a homeless man in Pasco, Wash., is under investigation. Officers shot the man at a busy intersection after he was reportedly throwing rocks at cars. It was the town's fourth fatal police shooting in the past six months.

Rachel Martin talks with longtime CBS producer Harry Radliffe about Bob Simon's work and legacy. The journalist died Wednesday night in a car accident at the age of 73.

Thursday's summit of EU leaders in Brussels was dominated by news of a possible ceasefire in Ukraine, but other crises like Greek debt and the threat of terrorism were also on the agenda.

An Egyptian court released Al-Jazeera journalists Baher Mohamed and Mohamed Fahmy on bail, but their case hasn't been dismissed. For more details, David Greene speaks with NPR's Leila Fadel in Cairo.

Tobacco's link to lung cancer, stroke and heart attack is well-known. But smokers are also more likely to die from kidney failure, infections and breast cancer, a revised tally suggests.

Starting in October, an American doctor wrote almost every day, for six weeks, while she treated Ebola patients. Her eloquent writings offer a deeper look into a world we've had only glimpses of.

On the shores of Lake Superior, a man built an unusual ice sculpture using a unique robotic sprayer system. But after warm weather caused its collapse, the sculptor is determined to rebuild.

Hall of Fame college basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian has died. He was 84. Tarkanian was known as an innovator who challenged convention — both on an off the court.

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