U.S. officials have confirmed that a new round of airstrikes in Syria is ongoing, NPR Pentagon correspondent Tom Bowman told All Things Considered.
Witnesses in eastern Syria near the Turkish border report a fresh round of airstrikes against Islamic State positions.
In a bid to shore up sagging numbers, the Peace Corps on Tuesday announced significant changes to its application process.
The National Black Church Initiative is calling for its members not to give money to NPR in response to the cancellation of Tell Me More, the nationally syndicated show that the company plans to stop producing after July.
The United States has the capability to record “100 percent” of a country’s phone calls, The Washington Post reports today citing people “with direct knowledge” and documents leaked by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
Cash prizes await “citizen scientists” who can improve algorithms that help NASA find and identify asteroids in our solar system, the agency says.
After a five-decade career in broadcasting, Carl Kasell announced his retirement on Tuesday.
Since construction workers discovered dozens of fossils along a highway in Chile in 2011, one question has preoccupied researchers: What killed the whales, seals and other creatures that ended up there more than 5 million years ago?
The State Department says that production of Canadian tar-sand crude, which has a bigger greenhouse gas footprint than other types of oil, is unlikely to be increased if the Keystone XL pipeline goes ahead — and therefore would do little to contribute to climate change.
Dr. Maynard Miller, who passed away this month, also ascended Mt. Bertha and Mt. St. Elias