"Nobody really compares" to Alan Williams number-wise, a statistician says. But the starting center for University of California, Santa Barbara, isn't widely expected to be named Player of the Year.
Following two doctrinally conservative leaders, Pope Francis' pastoral approach in his first year has given the Catholic Church a new glow. But it's still unclear where he intends to take the church.
Launched in August, the Maersk McKinney Moller is the first of a new class of megaships. It's 20 stories high and a quarter-mile long. NPR's Jackie Northam hopped on board in Poland.
Pileups on the Ohio Turnpike involving at least 50 vehicles killed three people and seriously injured a state trooper on Wednesday as a late-winter storm swept through the Midwest and the Northeast.
A federal judge said Devyani Khobragade enjoys diplomatic immunity. Her case sparked a diplomatic row between India and the U.S.
Basing his opinion on two landmark abortion cases, the judge said a woman has a stronger right over her body and her unborn child than the father. This is likely one of the first rulings of its kind.
Employer-provided health care can deter people from leaving their jobs to start their own businesses. Analysts say Obamacare could alleviate so-called entrepreneur lock.
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee passed the bill, which now goes to the full Senate for a vote. The House has its own version.
The difficulty states have had getting their marketplaces working has been one of the biggest setbacks for Obamacare. Miscommunication, technology failures and management errors all hit in Minnesota.
In a dispute involving two drugmakers, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that an attorney can't dismiss a potential juror because of that juror's sexual orientation.
Herbalife shares dropped on news the Federal Trade Commission is investigating the company. After shorting Herbalife's stock, hedge fund manager Bill Ackman's been lobbying politicians to investigate.
Ukrainian interim Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk is visiting the White House Wednesday. The meeting comes days before a vote in Crimea over whether to secede from Ukraine.
Wednesday marks the 25th anniversary of a big tech moment: A physics researcher first proposed the idea of the World Wide Web. Aarti Shahani of KQED speaks with Tim Berners-Lee about his big idea.
Robyn Dixon has been covering the trial of former Olympian Oscar Pistorius for the Los Angeles Times. She explains the latest details, as well as what's different about South African trials.
The Osama bin Laden's son-in-law is on trial in New York City, accused of complicity in a shoe-bombing plot. Benjamin Weiser, who is covering the trial for The New York Times, explains the latest.
President Obama is asking the Labor Department to begin a rule-making process to expand the number of workers who are eligible for overtime pay. It's part of his effort to address income inequality.
Taxpayers are footing the bill for the upkeep of 77,000 empty or underutilized federally owned buildings. And a faulty database means the government doesn't know just how many properties it owns.
After the company revealed the ongoing investigation, its stock plummeted. The nutrition company has been accused of running a pyramid scheme.
There's no word on what happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 or the 239 people on board. What has emerged is a pattern of contradictory information — but this is to be expected.
Glenn Ford, 64, was convicted in 1984 for first degree murder and given a death sentence. New evidence proves he wasn't at the crime scene.