A month after the devastating mudslide that killed at least 41 people, the president stopped at the tiny town of Oso, where he promised to "be strong right alongside you."
The court ruled that police can stop and search a driver based solely on an anonymous 911 tip. The 5-4 decision split the court's two most conservative justices.
On Earth Day 2014, it wasn't easy being an environmental organization in the Republican Party. The big donors who write checks aren't much interested in the environment.
The faster people get treatment after suffering a stroke, the less likely they are to be permanently disabled or die. Speeding up hospital procedures helps, studies find. But cost is an issue, too.
Steven Elliott was one of the Army Rangers who accidentally fired on former NFL star Pat Tillman in Afghanistan, and he told his story recently on ESPN's Outside the Lines.
Some states have enacted so-called Amazon taxes, forcing the giant online retailer to collect sales taxes the same way traditional stores do. In those states, Amazon's sales fell about 10 percent.
A national debate over universal preschool has raised an important question: What does high-quality pre-K look like? Researchers say the preschool program in Tulsa, Okla., is among the nation's best.
A new report finds that the average compensation of fast-food CEOs has quadrupled since 2000. By comparison, worker wages have increased less than 1 percent.
To mark the 50th anniversary of the 1964 New York World's Fair, we turn back to some predictions that The New York Times commissioned Isaac Asimov to make on the occasion. He got many things right.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee offers an update on the deadly mudslides near the town of Oso in March. President Obama is visiting Oso on Tuesday.
The South Korean Defense Ministry says it has spotted several activities related to a possible nuclear test in North Korea.
The online streaming media company has come out against the proposed $45 billion merger of two cable giants.
Some are concerned the narcotic could worsen the epidemic of abuse of prescription painkillers and overdoses.
The policy change would shield immigrants who are in the U.S. illegally but don’t have serious criminal records.
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NPR’s Eleanor Beardsley reports from Ukraine on the vice president’s visit and her observations on the road.
NPR’s Ron Elving previews the week in politics, including President Obama’s week-long, four country tour of Asia.