During the National Gallery's first Vermeer exhibit 20 years ago, the federal government shut down twice, and a major blizzard hit the East Coast. But The Woman in Blue Reading a Letter is undeterred.
In honor of Halloween, NPR gets a guided tour of parasites that reside in London's Natural History Museum.
The deal would unite two of the three largest drugstore chains in the U.S., creating a single company with nearly 13,000 retail outlets. but it will face intense antitrust scrutiny.
The billionaire real-estate mogul has seen his numbers slip in the state that holds the first presidential nominating contest, and he let the crowd know about his displeasure Tuesday night.
Riad Sattouf is a Syrian-French cartoonist who brings to life the Middle East in the 1980s. Published as a graphic novel, it provides a humorous and intimate view of the author's youth.
President Obama talks a lot about the importance of STEM, but advocates worry Congress will set back science education with its rewrite of the federal No Child Left Behind law.
A large study suggests some may use e-cigarettes to quit smoking tobacco. But the survey also shows that nearly 10 percent of young adults who have never smoked tobacco have used the devices.
Roughly 265,000 U.S. kids entered foster care last year — the highest number since 2008. Officials say the abuse of heroin or prescription painkillers by more parents is one reason for the increase.
Students at the University of Colorado say they plan to protest their exclusion from the GOP debate on their campus.
Across the U.S., the Muslim population is booming, which spells opportunity for a new generation of Muslim entrepreneurs.