Analysis of freelance jobs suggests employers are conservative when it comes to hiring, and dislike candidates who have done a lot of different things.
Sierra Leone is one of the West African nation's hit by the Ebola outbreak, with its greatest number of cases in the nation's east. The government has sent troops there to try to enforce a quarantine.
After a 10-year chase, a European spacecraft has caught up with a comet. The Rosetta spacecraft will spend the next year or two traveling with the comet on its journey around the Sun.
A machine gun attack by a man wearing an Afghan military uniform killed a U.S. 2-star U.S. Army general on Tuesday. Major General Harold Greene was killed at a coalition training facility in Kabul.
Regulators are not happy with the "living wills" big banks were supposed to come up with. The wills are more like bankruptcy plans detailing how a bank could be closed without disrupting the economy.
In Northern Iraq, Kurdish fighters are struggling to hold back the advance of forces from the Islamic State, also known as ISIS. Steve Inskeep talks to Patrick Osgood of the Iraq Oil Report.
Israeli forces suffered many more causalities than they did in the last big operation there. But they were dwarfed by casualties in Gaza. The U.N. says most of those who died were civilians.
There are calls for Sen. John Walsh to drop out of the U.S. Senate race. Walsh is at the center of allegations that he plagiarized a good portion of his thesis while attending the Army War College.
Tony Elumelu is a Nigerian business mogul and self described Africapitalist. As African Leaders meet in Washington, Elumelu talks to Steve Inskeep about the importance of entrepreneurs to Africa.
The U.S., World Bank and private companies are announcing billions of dollars in investment in Africa. President Obama says the U.S. wants to be a good partner with Africa.
The most contentious issue in Tuesday's Missouri primary was the "right to farm" amendment. It is meant to protect farmers and ranchers from state laws that would change or outlaw current practices.
The U.S. Justice Department bashed the juvenile justice system in Shelby County, Tenn., in 2012. Now, Memphis courts are trying to find a way forward.
A phone network of families that spans continents is helping get the word out: To protect yourselves from Ebola, don't eat bush meat; get sick loved ones medical treatment and avoid their body fluids.
Commentator Frank Deford talks about the widely divergent age requirements in American sports leagues, and why there's no true minor league in football or basketball.
Children learn their most important lessons on the playground, not in the classroom, researchers say.