Biologists have reported a baby boom of cougar kittens in the Santa Monica Mountains, west of Los Angeles. They say 13 baby mountain lions were born this summer — a record since the count began.
The White House describes the deals being signed by two Gulf Arab states with Israel as a sign of a changing Middle East. But they're not of "the deal of the century" the U.S. was orignally seeking.
The alarming wildfires on the West Coast are again putting the spotlight on climate change. But it's not the only reason why we're seeing so much destruction and lives lost.
Officials also announced a series of police reforms to be adopted by Louisville Metro Police Department. Taylor was killed by police in March.
Median household income jumped to $68,700 in 2019, the highest since record-keeping began in 1967. Many of those gains have likely been erased this year, as the pandemic left tens of millions jobless.
The agreements bring "a pivot in history," Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said before a signing ceremony at the White House.
In his new book No Rules Rules, Reed Hastings argues that in order for a creative workplace to succeed, it needs as few policies and rules as possible. Others say the culture is demoralizing.
A clash over disease control between the government and a church is the latest flashpoint in a wider conflict between a right-wing coalition and President Moon Jae-in's liberal administration.
South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg struck and killed a 55-year-old man on a rural stretch of road Saturday night. State authorities are investigating.
In If Then, historian Jill Lepore tells the story of Simulmatics. Founded in 1959, the company's "people machine" used a computer program to predict the impact of various political messages.
Cal Cunningham says he usually has confidence in the FDA's approval process but is hesitant amid "extraordinary corruption in Washington," leading Republicans to characterize him as an "anti-vaxxer."
As the central character struggles with grief and shock at her late husband's infidelity, author Sue Miller keeps deftly shifting what readers might anticipate to be the ending of this novel.
Mayor Lovely Warren fired the police chief, suspended two city officials and called for federal investigations into the city's handling of Daniel Prude's arrest in March and the events that followed.
It feels like cash has disappeared. But there's more paper money out there than ever. That might be a problem.
Many communities in Sally's path will be drenched by 10 to 20 inches of rain, with some areas possibly seeing up to 30 inches.
Netflix added 26 million subscribers so far this year. Reed Hastings co-founder and CEO of the streaming service credits the company's unorthodox office culture for its meteoric rise.
As the world nears 1 million deaths from the pandemic, NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Dr. Margaret Harris of the World Health Organization about what's ahead in the fight against the coronavirus.
Actor Will Smith posted about the offer on his Instagram page. The show used only exterior shots of the manor — with its iconic columns and stately driveway. The show turned 30 this month.
Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl wrote and performed a new song dedicated to Nandi Bushell, who first challenged him last month with a cover of the Foo Fighters' song "Everlong."
A new memorial to President Dwight D. Eisenhower will be dedicated just off the National Mall on Thursday. It was designed by renowned architect Frank Gehry but faced an uphill battle for approval.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the foreign ministers of the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain will establish diplomatic relations in a formal signing at the White House on Tuesday.
NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to Jill Lepore about her latest book If Then: How the Simulmatics Corporation Invented the Future. Her acclaimed books include These Truths, a history of the U.S.
French President Emmanuel Macron has been engaged in a flurry of international diplomacy in recent weeks. Analysts say he is looking to give France a larger role on the world stage.
Hurricane Sally is projected to hit somewhere along the Gulf Coast. Residents and businesses in Orange Beach, Alabama, are preparing for the storm's heavy rains and strong winds.
In California, President Trump is pressed on climate change. Gulf Coast communities brace for Hurricane Sally. And, Israel is set to sign deals opening formal relations with two Arab nations.
The magazine given out at theaters isn't just a program, it's a cherished souvenir. The publication has doubled down on its digital offerings, and to almost everyone's surprise, it's doing quite well.
NPR's David Greene talks to Drew Cunningham, lead pastor of the Santa Cruz Baptist Church, which took in families seeking refuge from the CZU Lightning Complex fire in Northern California.
Trump declined to acknowledge the role climate change likely plays in fueling the flames. In Delaware, Democratic challenger Joe Biden addressed the disasters' links to human-caused climate change.
NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Fairrah Newsome Jackson, an Atlanta mom juggling her job with school for one of her daughters, for our series examining how COVID-19 is changing education.
A federal appeals court dealt a setback to some immigrants living in the U.S. under protected status, ruling the administration can proceed with plans to send them back to their countries.
The country's largest coal producing state is desperate to keep the struggling industry going. Wyoming is investing big to try to clean up coal's carbon emissions, even as many say it's too late.
Parents desperate to get their kids outdoors and offline are choosing wilderness schools for their kids, but poor, urban kids are missing out. Educators in Kingston, N.Y., are trying to change that.