Entergy failed to rebuild a stronger system after hurricanes repeatedly damaged its electric grid. Then Hurricane Ida knocked out power for more than a week in the middle of a heat wave.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced it will push to protect workers against rising temperatures, including a federal rule to safeguard workers from heat-related illnesses.
Online stock trading has taken off, bolstered by easy apps and lower prices. Now, a community of young investors have a new strategy: looking for stock tips from members of Congress.
A mysterious attendee at Elizabeth Holmes' fraud trial derided the case against her to reporters. Turns out, he was not whom he claimed to be, but was the father of Holmes' partner.
John Pierce is defending more people charged in the U.S. Capitol riot than any other lawyer. His past had already raised concerns. And an unexpected absence from court only led to more questions.
For the past two weeks, thousands of Afghans have arrived in the U.S. Many have passed through a huge makeshift processing center in Virginia. NPR reporters got an exclusive look inside the facility.
The National Rifle Association called off its annual meeting for the second year in a row due to the pandemic. The cancellation is the latest setback in a series of financial and legal troubles.
The CDC's COVID-19 data set is supposed to help track the pandemic, but a new NPR analysis has found the majority of fields are blank and millions of cases across the country are missing altogether.
China broke into tens of thousands of email accounts in January. Now officials fear the breach wasn't just about spying. It was to build the next generation of artificial intelligence.
The real estate startup Pacaso has rocketed to a billion-dollar valuation — but its recent fights with communities could foreshadow business troubles ahead.
Afghanistan's fall and the Taliban's resurgence have raised fears that if President Biden releases additional Guantánamo prisoners, they may join the militant group or return to the battlefield.
The U.S. military spent years training Afghan soldiers to fight insurgents. Yet in a matter of days, the Afghan National Army collapsed, and the Taliban captured the country. What went wrong?
In the aftermath of the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol, a group of volunteer sleuths came forward to assist law enforcement in an unprecedented effort to identify possible suspects.
Heat has killed hundreds of workers in the U.S., many in construction or agriculture, an investigation by NPR and Columbia Journalism Investigations found. Federal standards might have prevented them.
The sexual harassment investigation and impending resignation of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has entangled multiple Cuomo allies, including the leader of the LGBTQ group the Human Rights Campaign.