A 55-year-old Utah man who told his son that he was "so blessed" to achieve his lifelong dream of reaching the summit of Mount Everest, collapsed and died during his descent on Wednesday. The family of
Facebook says it removed 3.39 billion fake accounts from October to March. That's twice the number of fraudulent accounts deleted in the previous six-month period. In the company's latest Community Standards
There was a bittersweet quality to ABC's triumphant two-hour live sitcom special on Wednesday night. At least, for me there was. On the sweet side, watching talented stars like Jamie Foxx and Woody Harrelson
British voters are expected to deliver a humiliating defeat to Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party in European Parliament elections on Thursday. Many who want Britain to pull out of the European
Efforts to stop the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo face a daunting obstacle: A multitude of local and national players are using the disease as a weapon in their struggle for power.
In Statesville, N.C., there's a squabble over an American flag. The city sued Camping World over a flag along an interstate. The city limited flag sizes after large Confederate flags popped up. In Statesville,
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Graeme Wood, staff writer at The Atlantic, about his correspondence with John Walker Lindh, known as the American Taliban, who was released from prison Thursday. What
Federal weather forecasters are predicting a "near normal" number of storms this hurricane season, which runs from June 1 through November 1. Between nine and 15 named storms, including includes tropical
You can tell something is off about fictional Portuguese soccer star Diamantino, who looks an awful lot like actual Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo, as soon as he mentions the puppies. And that
Women have long been an untapped economic resource in Japan. Six years ago Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe decided to change that by introducing a policy of "womenomics." Six years ago, Japanese Prime
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been reelected and his party is poised to take more seats than the 2014 election, signaling India's support of the strongman leader and his Hindu nationalist ideology.
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been reelected to another five-year term. His Hindu nationalist party has won a majority of seats in parliament. To India now where the counting is nearly done
President Trump wants to make the 2020 election about socialism, but Democrats are having a debate about capitalism and how to make sure it provides broadly shared prosperity and economic mobility. The
After more than 20 years, the Rolling Stones and The Verve have resolved a sour dispute over the authorship of the song "Bitter Sweet Symphony." The Verve's frontman and co-founder, Richard Ashcroft, on
In 1998, Ichard Oden committed a crime that got him sent away for two decades. He was 19. He got out of prison in February. Today, he's a 40-year-old man with very little job experience. As it turns out,
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is expected to sign a bill, passed by the state legislature, that would let three congressional committees gain access to President Trump's state tax returns. As Congressional
Prosecutors are bringing a slate of new charges against Julian Assange, including alleged violations of the Espionage Act, raising the stakes for his prospective extradition from the United Kingdom. A
The Senate approved a $19.1 billion disaster aid package Thursday that includes money for states impacted by flooding, recent hurricanes and tornadoes, as well as money for communities rebuilding after
An incapacitated woman who gave birth after being a patient at an Arizona health care facility for more than two decades had been raped repeatedly and may have been impregnated before, her lawyers say.