After three days, President Obama ended his visit by urging Indians to safeguard the rights of women and of religious freedom.
Almost 680,000 children in the United States were victims of abuse in 2013. And state and local governments aren't doing enough to report abuse and investigate it, an independent report finds.
The coyote was found in the sprawling complex known as Stuyvesant Town. It's been released into a Bronx wildlife area. It's the second time this month a coyote turned up in the nation's largest city.
Consider the San Francisco Zoo's Valentine's Day special. Adopt a giant hairy scorpion in honor of your ex-lover because, according to the zoo, scorpions are also low-lifes.
Sling TV launches in a few weeks. That's the new streaming service from Dish that allows viewers to stream content previously only available through cable.
Greek voters went to the polls on Sunday, and leftists won the election. Greece's radical left Syriza party has become the first anti-austerity party to win elections in Europe, throwing into doubt whether the troubled country stays the course on an international austerity plan.
Steve Inskeep talks to Shaun Walker, Moscow bureau chief for "The Guardian" newspaper, who is covering renewed fighting in eastern Ukraine. Over the weekend, shelling killed 30 people in the port city of Mariupol.
Iowa as a choosing ground for presidential candidates has been problematic for both parties, but especially for Republicans in recent years. Some potential candidates, such as Mitt Romney and Jeb Bush, stayed away from the weekend event. Was that a smart move?
The 2016 Iowa caucuses are more than a year away. On Saturday, a long list of potential candidates showed up at a day-long political forum in Des Moines to begin wooing the states most conservative GOP activists.
Religious leaders must play a role in stopping the outbreak in this West African country, the cleric says. And that will mean changing not only attitudes but funeral practices.
The Chicago Cubs slugger was affectionately called "Mr. Cub" and "Mr. Sunshine." He spoke about his life in baseball with Steve Inskeep. (This piece initially aired Oct. 13, 2009 on Morning Edition).
Rumors are rampant that the death of Alberto Nisman had something to do with alleged government wrongdoing related to the investigation of a terror attack in the 1990s.
Efforts to alter customs have been stymied by fear and suspicion surrounding the disease. In Guinea's third-largest city Kindia, the Grand Imam is trying to galvanize people to adopt best practices.
Republic Day is marked with a colorful parade and coincides this year with President Obama's visit to India. It was raining but that didn't dampen the spirits of the 125,000 Indians who showed up.
In an interview with NPR's Morning Edition, outgoing Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel says he is concerned about the toll of repeatedly rotating the same soldiers back to the front lines.
Football is the most watched sport in America — and increasingly, one of the most controversial. High school football star Nahshon Ellerbe shares what he loves about the game.
Returning immediately to demanding physical or mental activities after a concussion can be bad for the brain, neuroscientists agree. But what about after symptoms resolve? How much rest is best?
A simple blood test can analyze bits of fetal DNA leaked in the mother's blood stream. It's less risky than invasive alternatives like amnio, but also doesn't tell as much about fetal health.
The president recommends more than 12 million acres of the region receive the highest level of protection available for public lands.
In Ukraine, a pro soccer player for the other team said he'd watch as his opponent got the phone out from time to time, called someone and conversed. The calls didn't help, that team lost 2-1.