The curiously named submersible wrapped up its inaugural voyage last week. And, as the British Antarctic Survey noted Wednesday, Boaty acquitted itself well on the seven-week expedition.
The organization’s board unanimously adopted 70 recommendations of an independent report. But some say the governing body’s pledge to do better isn’t enough.
It was a contentious decision that split the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals judges in an 8-6 vote. A lower court had halted executions. The judges focused on the effects of the sedative midazolam.
After years of failed attempts at cleaning up the dead zones, the Chesapeake Bay, once a national disgrace, is teeming with wildlife again. But success is fragile, and it might be even more so now.
We visited a libertarian summer paradise. What we found: People paying in gold. Exotic bacon dishes. A nine-year-old selling alcohol.
The Smithsonian’s new religion curator tells the story of belief’s role in U.S. history. The first exhibit shows that America was founded on the basis of religious diversity.
NPR’s Ari Shapiro talks with reporter James Palmer about his experience at the World Expo in Kazakhstan earlier this month. The world fair has grandiose architecture, booths from more than 100 countries, music, food and even cameo appearances by world leaders, but it doesn’t have a huge audience.
NPR’s Ari Shapiro interviews Brian Ellsworth, a senior correspondent for Reuters in Caracas, about the aftermath of the attack on Venezuela’s Supreme Court by a rogue police helicopter.
A South Dakota meat processor has settled its defamation and libel suit against ABC News after a disputed 2012 report on the company’s “finely textured beef” that ABC called “pink slime.”
When President Trump withdrew from the Paris climate accord, David Rank decided to hand in his resignation. He was the senior U.S. diplomat in China and served in the U.S. Foreign Service for 27 years. He talks to NPR’s Robert Siegel about the decision to leave.