Twenty-five years ago, United Airlines Flight 232 crash-landed in Sioux City, Iowa. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Laurence Gonzales, author of the book Flight 232: A Story of Disaster and Survival.
In response to the media's coverage of crime in their neighborhood, a group of students wrote an op-ed for The Chicago Tribune. NPR's Scott Simon talks with two of those students and their teacher.
Two American aid workers who were infected with the Ebola virus are being flown from West Africa to the U.S. Emory University Hospital says they'll have a state-of-the-art containment unit.
A combination of partisanship, a president's desire to fill judicial vacancies and divided Republicans in the House helped mold a Congress this session that had trouble passing even must-pass bills.