"We have certainly seen the press reports ... regarding possible increased activity in North Korea's nuclear test site," State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said.
For two men still waiting word on their brother missing since the March 22 mudslide, Tuesday's group meeting with President Barack Obama provided a powerful opportunity to connect with other victims, family members and first responders.
Frank and John Hadaway's brother, 53-year-old Steven Hadaway of Darrington, is one of two people still missing in the wake of the mudslide that has claimed 41 lives.
The 5-4 decision split the court's two most conservative justices, with Justice Clarence Thomas writing for the majority and Justice Antonin Scalia penning the dissent.
In August 2008, an anonymous 911 caller in California phoned in a report that a pickup truck had run her off the road.
Forty four years ago, the modern environmental movement was born with the celebration of the first Earth Day. At massive teach-ins around the country, people called on industries to stop polluting.
The cost fixing the cracked Wanapum Dam will total $61 million, according to Grant County PUD officials.
About one-third of the cost is the result of the investigation into the crack, the guarding of the river and the loss of power production. The rest will cover the fix itself.
According to a new report, YUM! (owner of KFC, Taco Bell and Pizza Hut) compensated its CEO $22 million in 2013.
Chipotle's CEO took home $13.8 million in total compensation. And McDonald's CEO compensation totaled $7.7 million.
Steven Elliott tells NPR's All Things Considered that on the night of the incident, he could see only "shadowy figures" and had every reason to believe that when his squad leader, Sgt.
Sarah Vaughan, or "Sassy" as she was known, is one of the great singers of the last century. She got an early start as both a piano player and singer, and was discovered in a talent show at the famous Apollo Theater in Harlem in 1942 at 18 years old.
President Barack Obama surveyed the damage from the March 22 disaster by helicopter as he traveled to meet with victims of the mudslide that has claimed at least 41 lives.
With the search for bodies still ongoing, Obama met privately with victims and family members on Tuesday. He planned to meet with a group of emergency responders at the Oso firehouse later in the afternoon.
Those who receive the clotbusting drug tPA within 60 minutes of experiencing stroke symptoms have the best chance of avoiding brain damage or death, but studies show that only 30 percent of patients eligible for treatment with the drug get it within this "golden hour."
But that less-than-stellar response can be sped up, according to studies published Tuesday in JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association.
We're talking about toast.
"Artisanal" toast is made from inch-thick, snow-white or grainy slices, lathered in butter and cinnamon or peanut butter and honey, then wrapped individually in wax paper.
And you think that latte is expensive.
A national group that opposes same-sex marriage is trying to intervene in a case scheduled to go before a federal judge in Oregon this week.
Oregon voters approved a ban on same-sex marriage a decade ago and on Wednesday in Eugene, U.S. District Judge Michael McShane is set to hear oral arguments to overturn the law.
This herding dog is one of the many survival stories here at the Kabul shelter and clinic called Nowzad Dogs.
The country has reported a sharp uptick in MERS cases over the past week. Since the deadly respiratory virus was first detected in September 2012, a total of 244 cases have been found in Saudi Arabia.
While some pain experts say the medicine could provide a valuable alternative for some patients in intense pain, the drug (called Moxduo) is also prompting concern that it could exacerbate the epidemic of abuse of prescription painkillers and overdoses.
An FDA advisory committee is holding a daylong hearing Tuesday to decide whether to recommend that the agency approve the drug.
The video streaming service reported first quarter earnings of $53 million, or 86 cents a share.
The unusual case highlights important unresolved issues in how to balance scientific openness with the worry that biological information could potentially be misused.
NPR has learned that the scientist at the center of this controversy has not been sharing ma