Google, Facebook, Twitter, AOL and eBay are among those urging Congress to ditch a piece of legislation they say will cause great harm to the Internet. The legislation, the companies argued, amounts to censorship.
The capital city plans to thicken the ice on one of its rivers in the winter, which they hope will keep them cool in the summer.
A surge in demand for Tokay Geckos is leading to the "rapacious collection" of the animals in Southeast Asia," says a wildlife-protection group. Unsubstantiated claims of miracle cures from traditional medicines are helping fuel the...
Thumbs both up and down for the new album by the Toronto rap star.
The Vatican called the ad "unacceptable" and warned it would take unspecified actions to protect the pope's image. Benetton says it was intended to "combat the culture of hatred," but is sorry the image "so offended the...
The Cambodian government has issued a new rule that foreign men wishing to marry Cambodian women must be less than 50 years old and make more than $2,550 a month. Officials say the rules are aimed against sex trafficking and pedophilia. But critics...
"I can think about it now without sobbing," says Suzi Hileman, who was wounded in the shooting rampage that left six people dead and 13, including Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, injured. Others who survived or lost loved ones are also finding...
To find out why some livers retain fat during cooking, scientists analyzed liver proteins in ducks. They found that if you reduce the time you overfeed the ducks, you're get livers that lose less fat during cooking.
Questions had been raised about the original judge's connections to the charity for at-risk kids founded by Jerry Sandusky, who's accused of sexually abusing at least 8 young boys over more than a decade.
Since September, President Obama and Republicans in Congress have been fighting over jobs. With so much political focus on jobs, NPR checks back in with the people we've been following as part of our Road Back to Work series. They started the...