When men and women pitch the same business idea to venture capitalists, men are awarded money more often. A new study found that appearance also factors into whether or not an idea will get funded.
A federal appeals court issued a temporary stay Saturday on an earlier ruling that had lifted the ban on same-sex marriages in the state.
Should an actor's ethnicity match a character's ethnicity? Does it matter, or does it not? Whatever your line of thinking, you're probably irked by these recent casting developments.
Marie Collins of Ireland, a survivor of abuse at the hands of a priest, has gone on to be an advocate for victims. Others on the commission include Boston Cardinal Sean P. O'Malley.
The former president joins NPR to talk about his new book, the state of human trafficking and whether religion can be a conduit for lasting change around gender.
Documents provided by "NSA leaker" Edward Snowden highlight the spy agency's efforts, The New York Times and Der Spiegel report.
In the aftermath of the 1989 oil spill off the Alaskan coast, scientists expected the worst damage to be short-lived. Instead, the spill shattered conventional wisdom about oil's affect on wildlife.