In 1994, Congress passed the most significant crime-fighting legislation in a generation. Now, policymakers are dialing back Clinton's tough-on-crime policies.
The X-class Coronal Mass Ejection, or CME, that erupted on the sun on Wednesday is not expected to cause major disruptions to the electrical grid or communications.
One in five newly hired teachers has skipped university preparation for teaching. Indiana is the latest state to make entering the classroom easier.
A string of Republican Senate candidates are getting behind over-the-counter birth control, a move that could draw women voters.
The disparities in naming are partly because of translation difficulties, and partly a sign of a propaganda war. The group calls itself the Islamic State; the Obama administration goes with ISIL.
Zoos and aquariums almost never buy or sell animals. But trade is thriving.
For kids with disabilities, a simple activity like going down a slide can be a challenge. An NPR crowdsourcing project maps inclusive playgrounds fun and safe for all across the country.
President Obama says the strategy the U.S. would pursue against the Islamic State would be similar to how it targets al-Qaida affiliates in Yemen and Somalia. But both countries are deeply unstable.
T.J. Lane and two other inmates escaped Thursday night from the Allen Oakwood Correctional Institution in Lima. Lane was convicted of killing 3 students at a suburban Cleveland High School in 2012.