NPR News

For more stories on New York State, check out The Innovation Trail.
On Israel's southern coastline, the military said it downed a drone. Earlier, Israel intensified air strikes, and warned thousands of Palestinian residents of the northern Gaza Strip to take shelter.
Israel's ambassador to the U.S. Ron Dermer talks to Steve Inskeep about what it will take to stop the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from escalating further.
On this day in 1789, crowds stormed the Bastille prison, where the king kept his enemies. The monarchy was overthrown in a revolution.
Four hours of music was piped through underwater speakers. Songs from Flipper and The Little Mermaid were played for divers, snorkelers and marine life.
McDonald's there are offering wedding packages. It seems the young couples have fond memories of first dates at the McDonald's — where love blossoms under golden arches.
A record of Garrett Morgan's traffic light patent submission at the U.S. Pat...
Karyn Parsons, best known for her role as Hilary Banks on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, now runs an organization that makes animated short films about influential African-Americans throughout history.