Iran and Israel are sworn enemies, but Germany is neutral ground where people from those countries can collaborate musically. Sistanagila, an Israeli-Iranian ensemble, is doing just that.
On Wednesday, the justices took up a redistricting case from Alabama that explores the question of which kinds of political gerrymandering are acceptable and which are not.
An NPR investigation found thousands of American mine owners fail to pay penalties for safety violations, even as they continue to manage dangerous and sometimes deadly operations.
The SmartMat is an intelligent yoga mat that records the user's movements and makes adjustments to improve yoga practice. The creators have a prototype and plan to ship the final product in July.
Hipsters in Beirut have a problem. Their long, lustrous beards are getting them mistaken for Islamist extremists and drawing unwanted scrutiny from the security forces.
As founding judge Randy Jackson announces his departure from American Idol, NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says he embodies all that's wrong with a pioneering show that's become a pop culture cliche.
The automaker said the new policy would allow dialogue but not collective bargaining with groups. It comes months after the UAW lost a vote to represent workers at the Chattanooga, Tenn., factory.
Just how much of the world's cropland can we really call urban? That's been a big mystery until now.