A storm chaser caught the formation of an extreme thunderstorm in Wyoming. It looks like it's out of a science-fiction movie.
There was concern the winner of the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness would not be allowed to wear nasal strips at the June 7 Belmont Stakes, the third leg of thoroughbred racing's Triple Crown.
A new documentary argues that the food industry and government policies have pushed too much sugar on children and caused the childhood obesity epidemic. But the industry says society is to blame.
Fresh Off the Boat will be one of the first network sitcoms in decades to feature an Asian-American cast. Critic Jeff Yang, whose son plays the lead, talks with host Michel Martin.
Months' worth of rain has fallen in Bosnia, Serbia and parts of Croatia in recent days. A Bosnian official compared the scope of the damage to the Yugoslav war of the 1990s.
Many new shows this fall feature diverse casts or a person of color in a leading role. But will people actually tune in? NPR's TV critic Eric Deggans weighs in.
Need another reason to get the kids to bed on time? The more sleep young children miss out on during early childhood, the more likely they are to be obese at age 7.
Rey Junco of the Berkman Center for Internet and Society breaks down recent developments on net neutrality and the control of information online.
The New York Times has fired Jill Abramson, making Dean Baquet the paper's first African-American executive editor. The move has sparked a debate about newsroom diversity and 'editing while female.'