Middle East correspondent Alice Fordham has the latest from Iraq, where she says Sunni militants are unlikely to conquer Baghdad outright. She speaks to NPR's Arun Rath from the Iraqi capital.
Harley-Davidson has rolled out a prototype of its first battery-powered motorcycle. It's sporty and speedy, but quieter than your average Harley — and you'll need to charge it about every 50 miles.
Force has been drag racing professionally since 1974. The 65-year-old has gone from blowing up his 10,000-horsepower engines to winning championships, and he has all the scars to prove it.
A newsfeed filled with negative comments led to users expressing more negativity. The opposite was also true, proving "emotional contagion" can happen even online.
After a tight and grueling 1-1 tie through extra time, Brazil managed to stay in the tournament winning a penalty shootout against Chile.
Federal authorities have been looking around the country for places willing to house the thousands of children flooding the Southern border.
The road to violent jihad has never been so smooth. Westerners hoping to join the fight in Syria, and now Iraq, can take a flight to Turkey and meet hundreds of rebel groups eager to train them.
In 1864, Abraham Lincoln set aside the nation's first federally-protected wilderness areas. Visitors have enjoyed Yosemite's wonders ever since — sometimes to the point of endangering them.
The Supreme Court ruled that the company, which allows users to watch local TV stations from anywhere through the Internet, was publicly performing the work of TV networks.
Khattala made a brief appearance at a federal courthouse in Washington, D.C. He is facing charges in connection to the attacks that left four Americans dead.
President Obama received the report on Veterans Affairs Saturday. It said the "corrosive culture" led to personnel problems that affected the timeliness of health care.
Since the iconic bridge opened in 1937, some 1,600 people have jumped to their deaths. A record 46 committed suicide off the bridge last year.
"The fault in our schools," Comedy Central's Jon Stewart suggests, is that rape culture still exists on many American college campuses.
The U.S. can't do much in Iraq without support from the Saudis, Emiratis and other regional players, as international correspondent Jackie Northam tells NPR's Scott Simon.
San Francisco officials approved $76 million to install suicide prevention nets around the Golden Gate Bridge. NPR's Scott Simon notes that last year a record 46 people jumped to their deaths.
Last week, Iran's president vowed to protect Shiite holy sites in Iraq, but will that be possible in the midst of a civil war? NPR's Scott Simon talks to Karim Hendili, an Arab specialist for UNESCO.
Saturday marks 100 years since the Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated in Sarajevo. NPR's Scott Simon talks with correspondent Ari Shapiro about how Sarajevans are commemorating the event.
The pope was a young priest during his nation's "Dirty War." Journalist Alma Guillermoprieto talks with NPR's Scott Simon about Francis' controversial history and her article "Francis's Holy War."
The suits take aim at the kind of multi-drug execution procedures that resulted in botched executions in Oklahoma and Ohio, calling them a form of human experimentation.
Google rolled out a slew of new products and ideas at its annual developers conference, the Supreme Court dealt a blow to a TV startup, plus more headlines in this week's tech news roundup.