The European Union is insisting on naming their own replacement for IMF leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn, but Paul Blustein of Foreign Policy believes giving the Europeans that power would be a travesty.
In an email to colleagues, Dominique Strauss-Kahn called the charges against him a "personal nightmare."
The high court ruled that overcrowding in California prisons was the primary cause of violations of prisoners' constitutional rights. The justices said a population limit was the way to remedy the problem.
If you're a news junkie and you look close at the fans atop Fenway Park's Green Monster on Saturday evening when the Red Sox' David Ortiz smacked his 300th career home run, you might spot a familiar face.
They can devastate whole towns and cities, as happened in Joplin, Mo. But tornadoes aren't massive weather events that can be forecast far in advance, like hurricanes. Forecasters can warn a day or two ahead about dangerous conditions, though.
NPR Music is going to this big, beautiful music festival in Washington state this Memorial Day weekend, to live webcast concerts all day into the night by bands such as Wilco, Death Cab For Cutie, The Antlers, Bright Eyes and many, many more.
About 1 in 7 children in the U.S. has a developmental disability, such as autism, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The prevalence, as determined by parents' answers to a survey, has increased 2...
For the second year in a row, his travel plans have been disrupted by volcanic eruptions in Iceland. In April 2010, he did not attend the funeral of Polish President Lech Kaczynski because of ash that was floating over parts of Europe.
Leaders say they need heavier weaponry to push deeper into Gadhafi-controlled territory. They've asked Western governments for help, but have been told to wait. Meanwhile, volunteers in Benghazi are refurbishing some of the weapons Gadhafi...
The decade-old book about bootstrapping indie rockers is still inspiring young musicians.