Milk prices have already fallen 4 percent this year, continuing a steady decline since 2014, according to data from the Labor Department. Meanwhile, net farm income, a broad measure of profits, is forecast to drop this year to its lowest level since 2006, according to the Department of Agriculture.
Researchers have discovered why some stomach bugs hit us so hard — and spread so fast. These findings may help treat — and even prevent — these viruses more effectively.
"Lies My Teacher Told Me" overturned one assumption embedded in the history classes I'd been sitting through all my life: that the United States is constantly ascending from greatness to greatness.
After more than three months, the volcanic eruption on Hawaii's Big Island appears to be slowing.
As legalization of recreational and medical marijuana continues to expand, police across the country are more concerned than ever about stoned drivers taking to the nation's roads and freeways, endangering lives.
Government attorneys have meticulously traced purchases Manafort made for luxury clothing, home repairs, automobiles and other items to bank accounts he held in Cyprus and St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
Over 200 city shops sell the drink, also known as boba tea, which features large tapioca balls meant to be sucked through a straw. Boba shops say paper straws are much pricier and don't work as well.
The military is trying to figure out whether troops can sustain brain injuries from firing certain powerful weapons. A pair of Marines who used to shoot these weapons think they already know.
When people discovered big floating patches of waste plastic in oceans, they wanted to clean it up. Jambeck agrees that the famous giant garbage patch in the Pacific is a nightmare. But upon seeing it, her thought was: Wait a minute. Let's find out where it's coming from.
In a blow to organized labor, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that government workers who choose not to join a union cannot be charged for the cost of collective bargaining.
Last Friday, Francis "Cadillac Frank" Salemme was found guilty of killing a South Boston nightclub owner 25 years ago. And while the crimes of Cadillac Frank and his contemporaries were heinous, their nicknames were undeniably cool.
Koko fascinated and elated millions of people with her facility for language and ability to interact with humans. She also gave people a glimpse of her emotions.
As employers add jobs at a furious pace a decade after the 2008 financial crisis, the workforce participation rate still hasn't recovered. And now researchers think they know one reason why: the opioid crisis.
The court on Monday, in twin partisan gerrymandering cases from Wisconsin and Maryland, that either challengers didn't have standing or didn't weigh in on the merits of the case.
"Asylum was never meant to alleviate all problems — even all serious problems — that people face every day all over the world," Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Monday.
The Tony Awards paid off for "The Band's Visit," "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child," the "Angels in America" revival, and a scrappy theater kid named Bruce Springsteen.
Retailers say returns are costing them a fortune. But in a new NPR/Marist poll, about 90 percent of online shoppers say they rarely or ever return orders. For many, it's not worth the hassle.
In villages in Mexico, parents have accomplished what every mom and dad dreams of: Figured out a way to get to their kids to be helpful around the house.
There's a new push to study the real-life effects of gun laws.
"We weren't in the data business. We've never been in the data business," the Apple CEO said.