The 1997 treaty was supposed to be a first step toward more ambitious actions on climate change. But it's now on the brink of fading into irrelevance as unified, global actions on climate policy have been almost nonexistent.
Founded in the 1970s in India to eliminate needless blindness, Aravind Eye Care has grown to 4,000 beds in seven hospitals and its surgeons are among the most efficient in the world. The hospital system conducts 300,000 surgeries a year, and about...
Allegations of a long-term affair involving Herman Cain offer evidence that presidential candidates can't count on their private lives staying private.
A young designer has invented a sticker for fresh produce that turns into soap and removes wax, pesticides, and dirt. While food safety experts say the product could help reduce waste, it may not clean produce any better than water.
Part of an $85 million renovation, the dome was ringed with 26,000 LED lights and emblazoned with the logo of its corporate sponsor, Mercedes-Benz. Immediately, questions flew about whether the new look was a good thing for the icon.
Republicans in Iowa and New Hampshire weigh in on where Cain's supporters might turn if he abandons his presidential bid. Will they join the "rising tide of energy toward Newt?"
Audi has seen a near tenfold growth in the past 20 years, and the company has also become the new status car for young urban professionals. That's reflected in a viral marketing campaign featuring Justin Timberlake, who's a decade...
Thirteen states are receiving $220 million in a new round of grants to help them set up health insurance marketplaces under the health overhaul law; nine of those states are headed by GOP governors. Seven of those governors are part of a multi-state...
The tip might have given Wall Street execs the chance to drop stocks before the housing giants tanked.
Rep. Barney Frank, the long-time liberal voice (and a fast-talking and brusque one at that) who has announced he won't be running for re-election, discussed with NPR's Guy Raz, co-host of All Things Considered, the items of unfinished...