News: U.S. and World News HeadlinesNPR news, audio, and podcasts. Coverage of breaking stories, national and world news, politics, business, science, technology, and extended coverage of major national and world events.
Urban Camouflage for Reptiles: "I basically thought about how turtles have camouflage that doesn't really work very well for them in the urban environments they often live in these days," Keats said. "So my thought was, can we go to our military and look at urban warfare as inspiration."
Syrian refugee Monzer Omar, 34, was recently reunited with his family in Germany. Wife Walaa Ahmed, 26, holds 14-month-old Lossin. Omar holds Lamar (left), age 4, and Lojain, 2.
A receipt from Centre Street Cafe in Jamaica Plain, Mass., includes a 3 percent "hospitality administration fee," which comes out to 39 cents on $13 of food sales. The entire fee goes to nontipped employees in the kitchen.
Donald Harvey is led back to jail in 1987 after pleading guilty to eight murder charges and one voluntary manslaughter charge in London, Ky. He was serving consecutive life sentences when he died Thursday at age 64.
Copies of How To Build Wealth, a series of nine audio business courses created by Trump University, were on display at a Barnes & Noble store in New York City in 2005.
Scott Gries/Getty Images
This combination of undated photos provided by the Arkansas Department of Correction shows death row inmates slated to die in April. Top row (from left): Jack Harold Jones Jr., Marcel Williams, Stacey E. Johnson, Ledell Lee. Bottom row (from left): Jason F. McGehee, Kenneth Williams, Don Davis and Bruce Earl Ward.
Arkansas Department of Correction via AP