The numbers remain small, and hard to quantify, but prosecutors seem to be under pressure to charge police in on-duty shootings, and the "benefit of the doubt" they enjoyed seems to be eroding.
No one knows the struggles and successes of women in Hollywood better than Nina Jacobson, the producer of the Hunger Games movies. NPR catches up with one of the most powerful women in the business.
An artisanal salt producer is processing brine from ancient ocean deposits below West Virgina's mountains. The company, J.Q. Dickinson Salt-Works, ships to top chefs who value the salt's minerality.
Hugh Pope, director of communications and outreach at the International Crisis Group in Brussels, explains the growing divide between Turkey and Russia on their priorities inside Syria.
NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to Dr. Zaher Sahloul, head of the Syrian American Medical Society Foundation, who recently returned from the Greek island of Lesbos where he treated Syrian migrants.
Gasoline prices have been plunging this fall, which is great for consumers. But it has been very hard on oil producers, who have been laying off legions of skilled workers. To hang on to their key employees, some companies are offering unpaid sabbaticals or trimming pay across the board to reduce labor costs without layoffs. But for many employers, times are so hard that they have no choice but to keep cutting employee ranks.
After the Paris attacks, the debate over the use of U.S ground troops to fight ISIS in Iraq and Syria has deepened. Polls indicate the politicians reflect a similar split in public opinion.
David Canary, who played twin brothers Stuart and Adam Chandler on All My Children, has died.
Schools and shops reopen in Brussels even as authorities extend a security alert until Monday. It was imposed following the attacks in Paris waged by extremists with ties to France and Belgium.
New York City officials say there could be a record turnout for the Thanksgiving Day parade. In addition to regular staples like The Rockettes, the NYPD will deploy its new critical response team.
When regulations were imposed to protect Alaska's fisheries it led to a dangerous race to catch fish as fast as possible. A new system to manage sustainable fishing is making the job safer.
Environmental groups hoping to put pressure on delegates by staging rallies in the run up to and during the climate summit are rethinking plans after the recent attacks in Paris.
An American airstrike on a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Afghanistan last month was "a tragic mistake," the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan said Wednesday. He cited a long list of what he called "human" and "process" failures that led to the attack.
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Jamie Kalven, co-founder of the Invisible Institute, which with the University of Chicago put together a database of police misconduct in Chicago.
When filmmaker Ryan Coogler and composer Ludwig Goransson went to work on Creed, they wanted to create an ambient, urban score like the one Goransson composed for Fruitvale Station. But they found they couldn't get away from the iconic theme Bill Conti composed for the original Rocky.
Father Moses, an Eritrean priest, fled his homeland for Italy 14 years ago. His mission preaching to refugees has new urgency with the recent flood of migrants, including many of his compatriots.