The New York Police Department said Tuesday it would disband a special unit charged with detecting possible terrorist threats by carrying out secret surveillance of Muslim groups.
There were “whistles, cheers and howls” early Tuesday on the grounds of the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles as the moon turned red during a total lunar eclipse.
On this April 15, Americans are thinking about the Boston Marathon bombings that occurred one year ago; in and around Boston, people are also looking back on a year of healing.
Investigators don’t know what caused a deadly highway crash that killed 10 people Thursday after a FedEx truck hit a bus that was taking teenagers to tour a college campus in Northern California.
In Ukraine’s eastern city of Donetsk, activists who want to align the country more with Russia seized a regional administration building in the center of town last weekend. NPR correspondent Ari Shapiro went inside the building Friday and reports on what it was like:
Google has created a virtual trek through Cambodia’s jungle temples that aims to transport cyber-travelers to a wonder of the ancient world.
The Connecticut Huskies are the new NCAA champions, after beating a talented but young Kentucky Wildcats team in the men’s final played in Arlington, Texas.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will require all new vehicles — from small subcompacts to commercial vans — to have “rear visibility technology” beginning in May 2018.
On Sunday, the number of people that have been confirmed dead from the mudslide has been increased from 18 to 21, according to Jason Biermann, program manager at the Snohomish County Department of Emergency Management.
A regional director of the National Labor Relations Board ruled that Northwestern University athletes are employees of the school and are allowed to form a union.