Is frozen yogurt a weak link in our quest for sustenance and gastronomic pleasure? A Washington, D.C., startup thinks so, and has just launched a frozen yogurt vending machine to make fro-yo easier.
Adm. Michelle Howard says that when she called a Navy office to order the women's four-star shoulder boards, she was told that they didn't exist.
As Monday's second-quarter FEC reporting deadline approached, candidates flooded email inboxes across the land with forecasts of impending doom.
"Hyper-local micro-schools" bring the tiny school into the digital age.
After a wrenching loss to Belgium, fans are touting the play of goalkeeper Tim Howard, Photoshopping his head onto U.S. currency and (briefly) naming him secretary of defense on Wikipedia.
In Jerusalem, violence follows the discovery of a body believed to be that of an abducted Palestinian teen. The crime is being seen as a possible act of retribution for the deaths of three Israelis.
It's got big iron teeth and a powerful jaw. When it finds a 30-foot tree it goes to the top, opens its mouth and — watch this.
Youth joblessness remains remarkably high across the country, threatening long-term trouble for young people's career trajectories, earning potential and the overall health of the economy.
Empty lots have multiplied in parts of Chicago in recent years, so the city is selling them to homeowners dirt cheap. It's an effort to spark renewal in some of the city's most blighted areas.
Companies say it pays to invest in employee health — productivity climbs and many costs of health care drop. But preserving worker privacy while encouraging fitness can be tricky.
Carol Zachary was 9 when her grandfather gave her an invitation to a hanging he attended in 1917. She peppered him with questions, but the meaning of his gesture still remains a mystery, even today.
The presidential vote was held in April. The two-man runoff came on June 14. Preliminary results expected Wednesday have been delayed as one candidate, Abdullah Abdullah, claims widespread fraud.
Arthur is the first tropical storm of the Atlantic hurricane season. It's forecast to become a hurricane by Thursday.
At a time when congressional approval ratings are at rock bottom, the House Ethics Committee quietly made it harder to track privately financed trips taken by members of Congress.
Indigenous children from Guatemala who arrive at the border speaking little or no Spanish present complications to officials and attorneys who are better primed to serve Spanish-speaking immigrants.
Tens of thousands of Central American children have been detained this year crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. Many will now enter a legal system where cases can take 18 months or longer to resolve.
The University of California, Davis is the source of most commercial strawberries. Now, the university's strawberry breeders are going into business for themselves, and farmers are worried.
You don't necessarily have to waste your days regretting the mistakes of your youth. People who drop bad habits by their 40s can slow or even reverse damage done to their arteries, a study finds.
Iraqi human rights advocate Hanaa Edwar joins Melissa Block to offer her perspective on the country's security crisis, its effects on daily life and the hopes Iraqis have for the future.
Melissa Block talks to NPR's Nina Totenberg and Tom Goldstein of SCOTUSblog about the state of the Supreme Court under Chief Justice John Roberts.