By choosing to intervene in Ukraine and annex Crimea, Russia has isolated itself and violated international law, President Obama says. The U.S. is seeking to penalize 20 additional people and a bank.
Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair had been accused of sexually assaulting a subordinate. He struck a deal to plead guilty to lesser charges. He was not demoted.
Some people are more likely than others to gain weight from frequently indulging in fried foods, scientists say. You can blame Mom and Dad for passing on the obesity risk genes.
Around the world, millions of families of Iranian descent will gather around a ceremonial table to mark the start of spring. This ancient Persian festival has a lot to do with fresh, green foods.
New advice to reduce heart attacks and strokes could more than double the number of Americans taking cholesterol-lowering statins to 56 million. The expansion could cost as much as $7 billion a year.
While the new government in Kiev plans to withdraw its 25,000 troops from the region, the orders weren't immediately given. One issue: Can they take their weapons with them?
Volatile organic compounds in your earwax may hold important information about your body and your environment.
Satellite images of what might be debris from the jet are the first "credible lead" in the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, an official says. Follow the news as it comes in.
Venezuela has cracked down on student protests, leaving 29 people dead. The main square in Caracas, where protesters were based, has been dismantled. The opposition is divided over what to do next.
Host David Greene gets the latest from NPR's Frank Langfitt about the potential debris from Malaysia Flight 370 spotted by satellite imagery in the southern Indian Ocean.
David Wessel of the Brookings Institution talks about Janet Yellen's first policy meeting and press conference since taking over as chairwoman of the Federal Reserve.
A review by the Federal Aviation Administration and Boeing has concluded that the troubled 787 known as the Dreamliner is safe.
President Obama's nominee for surgeon general has a medical degree and an MBA, but his confirmation is being held up in the Senate because of special-interest politics and Democrats facing tough re-election campaigns.
Australian officials say they are searching the Indian Ocean southwest of Perth after satellite images found objects that are possibly connected to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
OK, maybe it just munched vegetation, small animals and eggs. But this newly named dino looked like a cross between a chicken and a bulked-up ostrich. Five-inch claws? We'd have stayed out of its way.
U.S. border officials are constantly on alert for drugs coming in from Mexico. But they are also on the lookout for huge sums of cash leaving the U.S. and trickling back into Mexican communities.
Einstein's theory of relativity explains the universe. But — in part because of a math error — some recently uncovered work by the great physicist is wrong. Really, really wrong.
The latest drought has revived questions about the viability of farming in Nevada desert. While some farmers have given up, others are experimenting with crops like grapes that require less water.
"New and credible information has come to light in relation to the search" of the Malaysia Airlines flight, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said. Four aircraft have been diverted to the site.
Officials suspect smugglers kept the undocumented immigrants seeking more money in exchange for their release. Police said the conditions in the house were awful.