Fans and critics are speaking volumes about Jay-Z and Kanye West's new album. Guest host Allison Keyes speaks with NPR Music's Ann Powers and Frannie Kelley about why the album is such a big deal, and how some lyrics reflect themes of...
Photographer Simon Menner shares pictures he found deep in the archives of East Germany's secret police.
The Barbershop guys weigh in on the Super Committee picks, TBS' cancellation of George Lopez's show, and the 25th anniversary of the film "She's Gotta Have It." Guest host Allison Keyes speaks with author Jimi Izrael, civil...
William Bratton said the British Prime Minister called to ask if he would consult for the embattled police force.
Police say that Dionette Cherney, 67, had nearly finished crossing the six-lane street at the intersection of Mission St. and The Embarcadero, with the light in her favor, when a cyclist struck her in the bike lane next to the sidewalk.
A U.S. appeals court has ruled in favor of 26 states that filed suit to challenge a requirement in President Barack Obama's healthcare law that forced individuals to own health insurance. The mandate was declared unconstitutional, according to...
More people are getting sick from recent outbreaks of an antibiotic-resistant strain of salmonella found in ground turkey, and E. coli found in strawberries. But there's probably not a quick fix for the food safety system in sight.
The congressional supercommittee faces the task of cutting at least $1.2 trillion from the federal deficit over the next 10 years. Those seeking to influence the panel's recommendations also see a chance for gains.
Some Manhattanites spend $20,000 or $30,000 a year sending their children to preschool. And because competition for those slots is fierce, the preschool interview sets parents on edge. Here are some do's and don'ts to knock out them out...
Most economists agree that banning short selling making money on a stocks decline doesn't settle markets. The U.S. regulator that issued the ban in 2008 very quickly backtracked, saying the costs appeared to outweigh the benefits.