The rule, which grew out of the Dodd-Frank financial overhaul bill, would make it easier for shareholders to see whether salaries are in line with a company's financial performance.
The Japanese prime minister used his time in the spotlight in Washington to promote the Trans-Pacific Partnership, saying it would create both prosperity and peace. Democrats remain skeptical.
When a restaurant chain revamped its kids' menu, making items like strawberries and salad the default sides instead of fries, it improved the healthfulness of meals ordered — by a lot, a study finds.
In 2013, three young women who had vanished years earlier escaped from a house where they had been held captive. Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus, along with writer Mary Jordan, discuss their new memoir.
Like asthma or diabetes, opioid addiction is a chronic condition. Could treatment that begins when people show up in the ER get them on the right road faster?
The Wall Street Journal is reporting the family of Warren Weinstein paid $250,000 to his captors after the FBI helped facilitate the payment. Weinstein was killed in a U.S. operation in January.
Because of the unrest that has rocked the city, Major League Baseball decided to close the game to fans. So players came on the field to no cheers, and a home run was marked by the crack of a bat.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe laid out his vision of increasing ties with the U.S., and expressed his remorse over Japan's wartime atrocities.
Astronomers using telescopes in Hawaii and California have found two exoplanets orbiting a star a mere 54 light years away. The discovery is important for two big reasons.
NPR'S Sylvia Poggioli reports that Francis' remarks, at his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square, are some of his most forceful statements yet in favor of women.
Hillary Clinton told an audience in New York the criminal justice system is "out of balance" and Rand Paul attributed the violence to "the lack of a sort of moral code in our society."
Elaborately illustrated napkins. Famous paintings recreated using food. Depending on your viewpoint, these lunch projects are an expression of parental love or another salvo in the parenting wars.
King Salman has named a new heir — and consolidated power in the hands of a younger generation.
Kevin Bubriski came as a Peace Corps volunteer in 1975, camera in hand, and has taken photos of daily life for 40 years: monks, haircuts, schoolgirls in a village that was at the quake's epicenter.
Code Switch reporter Shereen Marisol Meraji is spending the day with a Baltimore principal who's charged with a huge task today. We'll be updating the post as the day unfolds.
Peete, who won 12 PGA events during a long career as a professional golfer, has died at age 71. For many years, he was the most successful black golfer in the world.
The revelation, which came today in a regulatory filing, comes after a 60 Minutes report last month that said the company's products have unsafe levels of formaldehyde, a known carcinogen.
The economy posted its weakest performance in a year, growing at a 0.2 percent pace in the first quarter. Analysts say that could affect the central bank's timetable for boosting rates.
Want to catch up on the same-sex-marriage arguments before the Supreme Court? NPR's Nina Totenberg and Tom Goldstein of SCOTUS Blog are here to help.
Bud Light was touted as "the perfect beer for removing 'no' from your vocabulary." But that's precisely the word that occurred to many people who saw it.