Munich kicked off this year's Oktoberfest Saturday, beginning festivities in which the city expects to host 6 million visitors. For the first time, beer prices are above 10 euros per liter.
The people behind a vicious attack were identified as Islamist militants from Somalia, but few other details about the incident have been made public.
Catholic universities and hospitals argue they shouldn't have to offer contraceptive coverage, but many Catholic insurance companies have been making it available for years.
The People's Climate March is timed to draw the notice of world leaders gathering for this week's U.N. Climate Summit in New York.
In Norwalk, Conn., a new hotel focusing on fitness targets business travelers who want to stick to healthy routines while on the road. It's a new niche for the hospitality industry.
When the Afghan presidential elections were held, each candidates proclaimed himself the winner. Correspondent Sean Carberry tells NPR's Wade Goodwyn a power-sharing deal has been hammered out.
Tens of thousands of Syrian refugees are fleeing fighting between Kurdish forces and the Islamic State militants. NPR's Wade Goodwyn speaks to correspondent Deb Amos from the border about the crisis.
Tens of thousands of people demanding action on climate change are expected to march in New York City, ahead of the UN Climate Summit. Joel Rose speaks with NPR's Wade Goodwyn from the protests.
The Islamic State is posting graphic violent images on social media to recruit fighters. NPR's Wade Goodwyn speaks with the State Department's Alberto Fernandez about the U.S.'s aggressive response.
NPR's Michel Martin asks a panel of award-winning playwrights how diverse artists are challenging Broadway's landscape, and whether it matters.
The fifth Boston Local Food Festival gets underway Sunday on the Rose Kennedy Greenway, showcasing farmers, food trucks, cooking demonstrations and more.
The 2-month-old employee revolt at the 71-store New England grocery chain coincides with what farmers say has been one of the best growing seasons in recent memory. But some growers who rely on big orders from Market Basket are not reaping the benefits as well as others.