Having reached a $5.9 million settlement with New York City over Eric Garner's death last summer, Garner's family members say they want a federal indictment of a police officer.
Israel has sharply criticized the historic agreement that the U.S. and its five allies struck with Iran on its nuclear program. Iranian allies Syria and Iraq have welcomed the deal.
Most concussions in youth soccer happen during heading the ball. But it isn't the ball's fault, researchers say. Rather, it's player collisions. Avoiding aggressive play would help reduce injuries.
Thousands of women say they've been harmed by the permanent contraceptive Essure. But it's unclear if the problems were caused by the device. The Food and Drug Administration is taking a closer look.
Skunk Bear's latest video celebrates the hundreds of pictures taken by the New Horizons space probe over the past decade.
We'll be interviewing a group of global girl activists today at 12:30 p.m. You can join in — listen to their comments, share your own questions.
New images of Pluto have arrived from a NASA space probe, and they're already allowing scientists to update what we know about the dwarf planet.
Decades before Jackie Robinson broke American baseball's color line, an longstanding camaraderie between black and Japanese players would shape the future of baseball in Japan.
More than a decade in the making, the deal is a signature achievement for President Obama and will influence the broader trajectory of the Middle East.
Financing options are multiplying for "coder bootcamps" — small, immersive schools that turn out software developers in weeks rather than years.
President Obama was expected to begin trying to sell the deal to the American people and a recalcitrant Republican Congress.
Renee Montagne talks with Thomas Erdbrink, Tehran bureau chief for the New York Times, about how Iranians are reacting to the nuclear deal reached with the U.S. and other western powers.
If Congress passes a measure of disapproval regarding the lifting of Iran sanctions, President Obama likely would veto it — meaning a two-thirds majority would have to opposed Tuesday's agreement.
Early Tuesday morning, NASA's New Horizons Spacecraft will complete the first-ever flyby of the dwarf planet Pluto. NPR's Geoff Brumfiel reports live from the New Horizons Control center.
The parliament starts debate Tuesday on the new bailout plan agreed to over the weekend with eurozone countries. Given the concessions Greece agreed to, it's likely to be a very stormy session.
A new Frontline documentary explores what life is like for the girls and women who have been enslaved by Islamic State militants, and also tells the story of those fighting to free them.
The settlement with Garner's family won't require the city to admit liability for his death. The unarmed black man died after police placed him in a chokehold last year.
All of those whose sentences were commuted would have gotten lighter prison terms under new sentencing guidelines. The White House says the they aren't hardened criminals and deserve a second chance.
GM and the UAW kicked off contract talks Monday; Chrysler and Ford will do the same this month. Negotiations are never easy, but since industry bailouts in 2009, there's a stronger push to cooperate.
Officials in Vienna tell NPR's Peter Kenyon that preparations are being made today to announce a historic accord that will restrict Iran's nuclear program and lift some economic sanctions.