The trophy Martin Kaymer won is all he needed to prove he's anything but a one-hit wonder in the majors, and that the two years he spent trying to build a complete game were worth all the skepticism.
U.S. medical device manufacturer Medtronic announced Sunday night that it has agreed to buy Ireland-based competitor Covidien for $42.9 billion in cash and stock.
As of 2012, rentals made up 35 percent of American households. Their numbers are growing, but the demand isn't easing rental rates. Many renters now pay more than 50 percent of their income on rent.
The L.A. Fathers Program at Children's Hospital Los Angeles helps fathers of all ages learn job and parenting skills to support their children.
NPR's Arun Rath speaks with sports correspondent Tom Goldman about the U.S. national team's first game of the World Cup. The team faces off against Ghana in what promises to be a tough match for the Americans.
NPR's Arun Rath speaks with correspondent Leila Fadel in Erbil, Iraq, about the advance of forces from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, also known as ISIS.
The offensive comes a week after a terrorist attack on the country's busiest airport left 36 dead. The government said it was mobilizing 70,000 soldiers.
Scientists have discovered evidence of a vast reservoir of water, maybe three times the volume of all the world's oceans, hiding up to 400 miles beneath the Earth's surface.
The U.S. is facing Ghana in its first game of the World Cup. Unfortunately, team USA is facing an uphill battle because of the formidable opponents in what's been dubbed the "group of death."
The Pakistani army said Sunday that it had launched a "comprehensive operation" against foreign and local militants in a tribal region near the Afghan border.
There was a time when you didn't know what the No. 1 song in America was until Casey Kasem said so. The listener had an emotional relationship with the American Top 40 host for four decades.
Kasem was the host of the American Top 40 countdown and was known for voicing cartoon characters like Shaggy on Scooby-Doo.
Meanwhile the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, released dozens of photos that appear to show the mass killing of Shiite Iraqi soldiers.
Oil prices have spiked since Sunni militants seized Baiji, home of Iraq's biggest refinery. The nation's production capability is under threat, but there's a broader geopolitical story unfolding.
Manning, a former Army intelligence analyst, had not spoken at length since she was convicted over the unclassified disclosures. Manning says the issues she exposed have yet to be addressed.
Science may be able to help schools combat the adverse effects of poverty.
President Obama established an emergency board to mediate the dispute between Southeast Pennsylvania Transportation Authority and its engineers and electricians unions.
With Somalia now somewhat safer, Britain returned its ambassador to Mogadishu last year. Neil Wigan's "residence" is sparse, almost a shipping container. He tells NPR's Rachel Martin why he's hopeful.
Shiites in Iraq appear to be joining militias to defend themselves against Sunni insurgents. NPR's Scott Simon gets the latest from NPR's Leila Fadel in Erbil.
A plan to pay down student debt with taxes on the wealthy failed this week in the Senate. Rep. Tom Petri, R-Wisc., tells NPR's Rachel Martin about another plan he's been pushing for years.