Skateboarders in Philadelphia claimed a prize from a New York City park: a green bench known among skaters for its smooth parabolic curve.
The 11-year-old vizsla-Labrador mix screened passengers at a Minnesota airport and helped with security at major sporting events. He celebrated his last day at work with toys, cake and pets.
Historic flooding and record droughts are stressing water systems across the country, and experts warn that with climate change intensifying the crisis in Jackson, Miss., may be just the beginning.
The latest on a Russian-controlled nuclear power plant in Ukraine. The Western U.S. bakes under historic heat wave. On Brazil's Independence Day, President Bolsonaro plans to flaunt his military ties.
The puss caterpillar has venomous barbs along its hairy body, and they cause extreme pain for many people who come into contact with one of the fuzzy little bugs.
Across the Midwest, farmland prices more than doubled over the past two years — making it difficult for young farmers to grow their businesses.
The strain on the power grid is leading to outages in some parts of the state and is putting vulnerable residents at risk. Other western states are also baking under the historic heat.
The water in Jackson, Miss., is still not safe to drink. NPR's A Martinez talks to Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba about the the city's water infrastructure which is deficient.
It's been nearly a year since tens of thousands of Haitian migrants converged on Del Rio, Texas. Some of those migrants are still looking for safety — and accountability for how they were treated.
The Milpitas Unified School District put out the call to families in response to staff losses and high housing costs that have made it difficult for educators to live nearby.