Russian-backed rebels are shelling a strategic rail hub in the Donetsk region a day after cease-fire discussions fell apart.
Fox's hip-hop drama is a growing hit that could rescue the network. In a fragmented marketplace, the TV industry is learning the value of creating shows for under-served audiences.
This week, the Fountain, Colo., Fire Department repurposed some firefighting tools for a chillier job: Rescuing cows that had fallen through a half-foot of ice into the freezing water of a local pond.
Marissa Alexander, a Jacksonville woman behind bars for three years for firing a "warning shot" near her estranged husband, was recently released. NPR's Arun Rath talks with Larry Hannan of the Florida Times-Union.
Organizers say 13,000 showed up for the rally, far fewer than had joined previous protests against China's insistence on hand-picking candidates for the territory's next chief executive.
Seattle, the defending champs, hope to do it again in Glendale, Ariz., but the oddsmakers slightly favor New England.
Glaciers moan and groan. They crackle, fizz and rumble. Researchers say the noises they make might help us understand how fast they're melting.
Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste will be deported to Australia. He is one of three Al Jazeera journalists who were arrested in December 2013. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Leila Fadel in Cairo.
Former Secret Service agent Jonathan Wackrow spent five years on President Obama's detail. He talks to NPR's Rachel Martin about the problems that have led to the agency's current scandals.
Thousands of supporters of the Spanish anti-austerity party, Podemos, marched through Madrid on Saturday. Polls show they could defeat Spain's mainstream parties in elections this year.
Jury selection in the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is suspended Monday because a snowstorm is expected.
The defense is expected to portray Tamerlan Tsarnaev as the mastermind behind the twin explosions that killed 3 people and wounded more than 260 near the finish line of the 2013 race.
One prospective juror in the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has sympathy for him, saying he’s young, and she wonders if “he just made a really big mistake.”
Aaron Hernandez caught quarterback Tom Brady’s last Super Bowl touchdown pass in the Patriots’ 2012 loss to the New York Giants. The judge overseeing the case says jurors must leave the room if his name is mentioned during this year’s Super Bowl.
While the New England Patriots are in Arizona preparing for Sunday’s Super Bowl game against the Seahawks, the murder trial of a member of the last Pats team to make it to the big game is getting underway in Fall River.
A federal prosecutor has accused a lawyer for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev of trying to “encourage” a hung jury.
The cause of the two-alarm blaze, which caused an estimated $250,000 in damage, remains under investigation.
University officials say the measures are based on recommendations in a 65-page report released in September on how the school can better handle large-scale gatherings.