NPR News

For more stories on New York State, check out The Innovation Trail.
American Joshua Fattal was released in 2011 from Iran after the Sultan of Om...
Videotaped murders by Islamic State have sparked outrage around the world. But while some European countries have paid ransom to retrieve victims taken by ISIS, Britain and the U.S. have not.
Calls for NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to resign continue as the league grapples with how it handled a series of abuse scandals. Goodell has kept a low profile during the crisis.
Tuesday is the first day of fall. This time of year reminds critic Abigail Deutsch of Stephen Dobyns' "How to Like It" — a poem about a man who ponders his lost summers and fleeting dreams.
In this ad from Republican Stewart Mills, his wife Heather says he dons pink...
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton addressed the Democrats' Women's Leadership Forum on Friday. But as the 2014 election nears, both parties are vying for women's votes.
Home Depot says some 56 million card holders were possibly compromised in a cyber attack. It says there's no evidence that debit PIN numbers were comprised or that the breach effected online shoppers.
Portland's spokesman says whoever it was that broke Tim McGraw's heart in that song made a good choice moving to Portland. She says the mayor would happily give the singer a personal tour of the city.