Fifty percent off? That doesn't sound like such a good deal for sushi or a college degree. We ask some economists: Why not?
We thought you'd get a kick out of seeing how the four teams in the final World Cup matches stack up in global health and development.
Also in this week's roundup, a tech company that may not exist, using sensors to keep your plants alive and what the debate over sandwich taxonomy teaches us about innovation.
For the third time in five years, Israel has bombed Gaza in response to Hamas rocket fire. As Israel considers a ground invasion, Israelis note the grisly repetition, skeptical things will change.
Spending on the Kentucky Senate race might reach $100 million. So what else could that get you in the Bluegrass State? NPR's Tamara Keith finds out when she calls up some local business owners.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed to continue until "peace and quiet" is restored. Meanwhile, tanks have been moved to the border for a possible ground invasion.
FC Barcelona home to two of soccer's superstars, Messi and Neymar has been indicted on tax fraud, a sign that the culture of impunity among Europe's top soccer clubs may be coming to an end.
Chicago's July 4th weekend was an especially bloody one. It was covered like another grim day. But the way we look at shootings in that city obscures the complexity of its tragedies.
On Friday, Dr. Lynn Bufka, a licensed psychologist with expertise in treating anxiety and stress, came to NPR to answer questions online about coping with stress. Here are some highlights.
His driving rhythm was key to the sound of the 1970s punk band that influenced a generation of musicians that followed.