A rare exhibition at New York's Museum of Modern Art features 60 paintings by Jacob Lawrence about the journey of 6 million African-Americans, who fled the segregated South during the Great Migration.
This week, we highlight an Internet confessional of a woman who decided to do like men: wear the same outfit to work every day. We also baseball and fancy food at schools.
A web site lets you compare countries around the world to your home state. You can check out other stats, too, from lifespan to income to free time.
Each year, millions of pounds of Mexican produce are rejected just past the border even though they're tasty and edible. Instead of the landfill, they're now going to needy families across the U.S.
Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi, accused of plotting the Mumbai attack that left more than 160 people dead, walked out of a Pakistani prison on Friday. The move threatens to strain relations with India.
It lives in Gaza. It has male private parts and udders. People think its milk might have special powers. The government think it's a scam and wants to kill the goat. We'll find out its fate on Sunday.
A cool Atlantic Ocean and a mild to moderate El Niño in the Pacific equatorial region has forecasters predicting only four or five Atlantic hurricanes this year.
In a country known for its tech advances and rapid economic rise, the generation responsible for the growth isn't faring so well. Half of South Korea's seniors live below the poverty line.
It's only the second time in the past 50 years that the heads of the U.S. and Cuba are known to have spoken. The two leaders are expected to meet Friday, at a regional meeting in Panama.
In the first gathering of its kind, representatives from such micronations as Slabovia and Westarctica will attend Saturday's meeting at the Anaheim Central Library.
The eggplant emoji has become a favorite of salacious sexters. To rescue its sullied rep, we turn to our emoji keyboards and conjure recipes to highlight the fruit's, ahem, culinary attributes.
Babies have a microbe in their gut that prevents infections and helps the immune system. But not all infants get the bacteria at the same time, or in the same amount. Scientists have figured out why.
A source with knowledge of Hillary Clinton's campaign plans says she will announce on Sunday that she's running for president. But don't expect a big campaign rally with thousands of supporters.
On April 12, 2015, the world will celebrate the 60th anniversary of Jonas Salk's vaccine that led to the eradication of polio.
A blind man who was sold actual grass instead of the grass he was looking for has told a French court that it was he, and not his guide dog, who bit a deceitful dealer.
NPR has learned that the former first lady and secretary of state will formally announce her plan to seek the Democratic nomination, ending years of speculation about her intentions.
Lawmakers in Islamabad instead approved a draft resolution calling on the government to play a mediating role in the conflict against the Houthi rebels.
The courts have agreed to set uniform fees and fines, changing a process that fueled anger and frustration with the legal system in Ferguson, Mo.
HBO's Game of Thrones, Veep and Silicon Valley all start new seasons Sunday. NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says these three shows just might form the best Sunday night lineup on TV this spring.
The tornado was so massive and the damage so extensive that in some areas, plows had to push debris off the streets so emergency crews could reach survivors.