Trickster Journalist Explains Why He Duped The Media On Chocolate Study John Bohannon, the man behind a stunt that bamboozled many news organizations into publishing junk science on dieting, talks to NPR's Robert Siegel about why he carried out the scheme.
As Police Body Cameras Increase, What About All That Video? Police cams have suddenly become a big business. But the real money is in selling departments a way to store each day's video. Firms are offering easy uploads to the cloud but costs are bound to grow.
Hastert Indictment Concerns Ex-Speaker's Time Before Congress, Reports Say Former House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert was paying an individual from his past to conceal sexual misconduct, according to multiple news reports.
Silk Road Founder Sentenced To Life In Prison Ross Ulbricht, creator of the website Silk Road, was sentenced to life in prison Friday. The website was a sophisticated criminal enterprise that specialized in selling illegal drugs.
Several Cash Withdrawals Triggered Investigation Into Former Speaker Hastert NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Sharon Cohen Levin, a former federal prosecutor and now a partner at WilmerHale, about the federal law that triggered an investigation into J. Dennis Hastert.
When Are Employee Wellness Incentives No Longer Voluntary? Many workers like the programs, and employers say they help hold down health insurance costs. But there are legal questions about how far companies can go to encourage participation.
Before Berry Gordy's Motown, There Was John Dolphin's Recorded In Hollywood The black entrepreneur who opened a record store called Dolphin's Of Hollywood — in South Central Los Angeles — is the subject of a new musical about his business success and untimely death.
Week In Politics: New Presidential Contenders, Patriot Act NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with political commentators, Suzy Khimm, senior editor of <em>The New Republic</em>, and Reihan Salam, executive editor of the National Review.
Presidential Hopeful Bernie Sanders To Face Test In New Hampshire Sanders officially kicked off his campaign this week to much fanfare in his home state of Vermont. But if he hopes to prove he's more than a fringe candidate, he needs to do well in New Hampshire.
Southeast Asian Countries Agree To Step Up Efforts To Address Migrant Crisis Nearly 20 countries are meeting in Bangkok Friday to try and resolve the migrant crisis affecting them. Most are economic migrants from Bangladesh and Rohingya Muslims fleeing persecution in Myanmar.