How much money a school can spend on its students still depends, in large part, on local property taxes. And many states aren't doing much to level the field for poor kids.
Venida Browder's son killed himself after spending time in solitary confinement. She's fighting to end isolation of youth in jails and prisons. A new campaign with that goal launches this week.
The new findings add to the evidence suggesting that full-fat dairy may have protective effects — both in cutting the risk of diabetes and helping people control body weight.
In a new memoir, Dr. Mary Guinan reflects on 40 years as a disease detective for the CDC.
Pope Francis visited the Greek island of Lesbos to focus on the troubles of migrants. Reporter Joanna Kakissis talks with NPR's Michel Martin about the trip and its possible effects.
The lower house of Parliament plans to vote Sunday on whether to send impeachment proceedings against President Dilma Rouseff to the Senate for a possible trial. Reporter Caroline Osborne has more.
Ecuador is assessing the damage and death toll after a powerful earthquake. Thomas Hollywood, director of Catholic Relief Services in South America, gives us the latest from the capital, Quito.
For the first time, scientists have scanned the brains of subjects taking LSD, and found that the LSD state mimics that of infants. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with researcher Robin Carhart-Harris.
Pope Francis is back at the Vatican this morning after his visit to the front lines of Europe's migrant crisis in Greece. Francis took 12 Syrians with him to Rome as a "humanitarian gesture."
Jews are leaving France in a climate of increased tensions. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Robert Ejness from CRIF which monitors Jewish security in France.