Europeans seem to be running later than usual recently, it's not their fault — it's the clocks.An electric grid linking 25 European countries, has experienced a shortage of power supply since mid-January. This power supply shortage has caused all the non-quartz electric clocks in Europe to slow down by almost six minutes over the past month and a half.
Four days after a former Russian spy was poisoned by a nerve agent in the U.K., British authorities have yet to publicly accuse anyone of the attack. Yet speculation swirls about Russian involvement, and, as Luke Harding of The Guardian says, the poisoning looks very similar to previous Russian assassination attempts.
When an American rubber band company found itself losing out to foreign competition, it went in search of protection from the U.S. government. Its experience serves as a study in how a tariff comes to be.
The Senate is working on a rare bipartisan banking bill that would scale back parts of the Dodd-Frank regulations for smaller banks. But the bill has exposed divisions among Democrats over protecting former President Obama's legacy.
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with John Bozzella, President and CEO of the Association of Global Automakers about how his industry is reacting to President Trump's formal announcement on Wednesday that imposes tariffs on steel and aluminum imports.
President Trump has long believed other countries were taking advantage of the U.S. when it comes to trade. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks to Tim O'Brien, executive editor of Bloomberg View and author of Trump Nation, about the roots of Trump's views on trade.
Mike Schultz lost his leg in a snowmobile race accident in 2008. Since then, he created a successful business making prosthetic legs and learned to snowboard so well that he's about to compete in the 2018 Winter Paralympics.
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with St. Louis Post-Dispatch columnist Aisha Sultan about the new Barbie dolls Mattel made to mark International Women's Day. The special series celebrates famous women including NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson and artist Frida Kahlo.
President Trump held a roundtable at the White House Thursday to discuss violent video games and how they relate to school shootings. NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Douglas Gentile, psychology professor at Iowa State University, about what research tells us about video games and violence in children.
Transgender teachers around the country say they're getting more organized, and more active in results from an NPR Ed survey. In New York City, a group of trans teachers meet regularly to talk about homework, lesson plans and how their identity shapes and influences the lives of their students.