College freshman Lauren Hill has a rare form of brain cancer. One of her dying wishes was to play college basketball, and the NCAA allowed a game to be moved up by two weeks so she could.
For the second time, the U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments in a case that combines Middle East policy with the dueling foreign policy roles of the president and Congress.
Iranian officials are lashing out at a U.N. report portraying Iranians as suffering from an opaque justice system, regular oppression of women and religious persecution under President Hassan Rouhani.
The West African nation of Ivory Coast borders Liberia and Guinea, two countries hit by Ebola. But it hasn't yet recorded a case, in large part because farmers are patrolling the porous borders.
The government is ending the federal stimulus program. In the For the Record segment, NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to people around the country about whether they feel the economy has recovered.
Cialis, Celebrex, Ambien, Symbicort — such fanciful and evocative names! Who comes up with these? NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Gary Martin, president of a pharmaceutical naming agency.
Separatists in eastern Ukraine hold their own elections Sunday as part of an effort to create an independent state. Meanwhile, fighting for control of Donetsk's airport continues, despite a ceasefire.
The U.N.'s climate science panel has finished its report on global warming. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to Michael Oppenheimer about the conclusion that humans are altering the Earth's climate.
With control of the Senate up for grabs, Democrats are pinning their hopes on a seat in Georgia. Michelle Nunn, the daughter of former Sen. Sam Nunn is neck-and-neck with Republican David Perdue.
Decontee Davis survived Ebola, but her fiance died of the virus. Now she is working with children whose parents have had the disease — and spreading the word that early treatment is critical.