In Farmington, N.H., cops cruise the streets looking for good behavior. When they see it, they hand out restaurant coupons. And in Finland, fines are based on income — some can really add up.
An epic study of recipes was conducted by the Indian Institute of Technology. It says Indian dishes contain a little bit of everything — especially of unlike flavors.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says some wealthy foreigners seek to give birth to their children in the U.S. so they will obtain U.S. citizenship.
Over the past decade, states have slashed workers' compensation benefits, denying injured workers help when they need it most and shifting the costs of workplace accidents to taxpayers.
Twelve jurors and six alternates will spend the next several months considering the 30 federal charges against alleged bomber Dzhokar Tsarnaev. Prosecutors say they have a mountain of evidence.
As the Israeli prime minister attacked a nuclear deal with Iran in a speech ti Congress, Secretary of State Kerry sat with his Iranian counterpart in Switzerland, trying to reach a framework deal.
Civil rights investigators say police In Ferguson arrest African Americans and charge them more often than white people. Ferguson residents say they're happy that someone finally heard the complaints.
A Justice Department investigation finds police and local courts in Ferguson, Mo., routinely violate the constitution and federal laws. Civil rights investigators cite a pattern of racial bias.
Former Secretary of State and likely future presidential candidate Hillary Clinton spoke to a large group of female political donors Tuesday night in Washington, D.C.
Israeli voters go to the polls in two weeks. One issue that prompted the government's fall in December was an impassioned debate over exactly how Jewish this democratic country should be.
The hard-core conservatives in House Speaker John Boehner's Republican caucus wanted to use a Department of Homeland Security funding bill to undo President Obama's executive actions on immigration.
Germany is home to about 4 million Muslims, many of them born there. But they are often not embraced by society. A study found Germans with immigrant roots are often passed over for apprenticeships.
Some unauthorized immigrants who are parents of U.S. citizens and green-card holders are worried they may be forced to leave the U.S. because a court ruling has put a hold on their deportation relief.
As Major League Baseball's exhibition season begins, commentator Frank Deford says the Yankees' Alex Rodriguez is unlikely to be able to overcome his fall from grace, at least in the eyes of the fans.
Lots of politicians are calling for a shorter FAFSA — the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. It now has more than 100 questions. But, it turns out, shortening the FAFSA is a tall order.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is speaking before Congress this morning, in a much anticipated and controversial address. David Greene discusses the speech with NPR's Michele Kelemen.
A rare cluster of storms dropped so much hail on Huntington Beach, it appeared blanketed in snow. Kids had snowball fights and photos circulated on social media of an icy snowman on the sand.
Jordyn Leopold missed her dad and wrote a letter to get him a new job. Jordan Leopold was traded from the NHL's Columbus Blue Jackets to the Minnesota Wild. His team says the letter wasn't a factor.
The battle to retake Tikrit could say a lot about what happens next in the region. Renee Montagne talks to Vali Nasr, dean of the School for Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University.
Tikrit, home town to Saddam Hussein, had been captured last year by the group that calls itself the Islamic State, or ISIS. The new military offensive is relying heavily on support from Iran.