The modern works were part of a $706 million sale by the auction house Christie's. Two other works, by Claude Monet and by Mark Rothko, brought in $40.5 million each.
The FBI sent a bulletin that key people never saw, and police say they were already guarding the event as they'd have done if they had seen it.
After a sharp drop in 2013, the number of police and other law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty as a result of felonious incidents rose in 2014, from 27 to 51, the FBI says.
One critter traveled around the globe from Australia on a eucalyptus tree. The other hitched a ride on a Central American flower. These flies are the tip of the invasive insect iceberg in California.
An environmental sustainability group assessed how 37 U.S. food companies are responding to escalating water risks. It found most have a long way to go to improve water efficiency and other practices.
Days after a lengthy report found it was "more probable than not" that quarterback Tom Brady knew of rule-breaking, the NFL suspends him for four games next season and fines his team $1 million.
The company wants to resume drilling in the Chukchi Sea off of northwestern Alaska; it broke off that effort in 2012, due to safety problems.
Money for federally funded road and bridge improvements is running low, and as usual, Congress is spinning its wheels trying to find a solution.
The Bush last name is one of the biggest stumbling blocks to Jeb Bush becoming president. He says he's his own man, but over the weekend he said he would have also authorized the Iraq war.
A study suggests that coordinated care, led by a family doctor who is judicious about referring patients to specialists, leads to cost savings.
Cities in California have been ordered to cut water use. Farms have not, yet. Inside the industry, there's a quiet debate: Does it makes sense to invest in water-conserving tech now — or later?
About 90 percent of people in Louisiana who signed up for Obamacare got a subsidy. Some worry they won't be able to afford health insurance if the aid is overturned by the Supreme Court.
One company is undertaking reforestation with an innovative business model. Investors can track the coveted trees using digital IDs. Their money goes to plant new trees that won't be harvested.
The Supreme Court may soon rule Obamacare subsidies illegal in about three dozen states. NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Linda Blumberg of the Urban Institute about the options those states would have.
A new, national report on state-funded pre-K sends a few mixed messages: Enrollment and funding are up ... but in many places still remarkably low.
With so many restrictions on their movements, it has never been easy for Saudi women to join the workforce. But the Internet has opened up a new range of opportunities to work from home.
The 2,073-foot-tall Shanghai Tower will be the world's second-tallest building when it opens this year. More than just a skyscraper, it's a symbol of Shanghai's — and China's — soaring ambitions.
George Zimmerman reportedly suffered minor injuries from shattered glass from his car's passenger window. Police say the incident involves a man who previously accused Zimmerman of making threats.
A North Carolina jury has rejected a $750,000 civil lawsuit filed by a police officer who said that a Starbucks store had given him a large cup of hot coffee with an insecure lid.
After The New York Times published a series on exploitative work conditions at nail salons, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has launched a task force to confront the issue.