Natalia Molchanova took a recreational dive on Sunday, didn't come back up and is feared dead. Free divers hold their breath until they surface for air, instead of using breathing equipment.
Donald Trump is on top, followed by Jeb Bush and Scott Walker. Chris Christie and John Kasich barely make it in, while Rick Perry misses the cutoff for the main debate stage.
Corporate sustainability reports help measure firms' ecological footprints. Ford, for example, touts renewable materials in its cars. But some environmentalists say the reports can be misleading.
He killed the Pennsylvania governor's wife's cat — or so the story went. As it turns out, the Labrador was sentenced to the grim corridors of Eastern State Penitentiary to live up to his name.
The Veterans Administration pledged to end homelessness among veterans by this year. Some cities will meet the goal, but LA is way behind, with the country's highest number of vets on the street
Thousands of grandparents in Massachusetts are having to raise their grandchildren, in many cases because the parents are addicted to opiates. The process is fraught with tension.
The federal rules will deal a big blow to some energy sectors — especially coal. The change won't be so hard for states that have moved to cut emissions. But for others it will be more difficult.
Law enforcement officials discussed a recent increase in shootings in several major cities at a meeting in Washington, D.C., on Monday. NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Atlanta Police Chief George Turner.
The 18-year-old blasted past the world record in the 1,500 freestyle — the one she set Monday, while hardly trying. Host Melissa Block talks to New York Times reporter Karen Crouse about the swimmer.
Dr. Donald L. Rasmussen worked on behalf of coal miners in Appalachia and helped create a national movement against black lung disease.
From Louis Armstrong to The Monkees.
A judge ruled yesterday that there will not have to be a vote before the city of St. Louis spends public money on a new stadium for the St. Louis Rams.