Officials say the skills are tested by other tasks, like turning a car around. As of yet, using backup cameras on a driving test isn't allowed.
Any day now, the FDA could announce a final rule aimed at removing much of the remaining trans fats out of the food supply. It could amount to a near ban on the fats, which wreak cardiovascular havoc.
There is no need to sit at home on the weekends in Middle Georgia. Two event experts share their ideas for how to have fun this month!
In veiled conversations, some doctors may explain to dying patients how to hasten death. But overwhelmed families are left with profound questions and the feeling that no one can answer them.
Genetically, at least, not that much has changed in the billion years since you two last shared a relative. Roughly half the 500 genes yeast need for life are interchangeable with the human versions.
Michel Martin heads to Detroit for a live conversation with some of the creative forces fueling the Motor City's economy. She'll ask: What's driving Detroit's future now?
Blockbusters like Ben-Hur were filmed at Cinecitt, a 100-acre movie metropolis, during its heyday. After decades of hard times, a tax credit has sparked a revival of "Hollywood on the Tiber."
Answering the call of nature in the open is all too common when families don't have other options. But now the country has its first zone that's free of open defecation.
China is rolling out an ambitious soccer program. President Xi Jinping is reported to be a big fan who wants China to win a World Cup. Critics say there's too much emphasis on quick results.
An NPR analysis of equipment given to police agencies by the Pentagon since 2006 84,258 assault rifles, 951 armored vehicles, for example found a vast majority of it would fall outside the ban.