After more than a year of havoc, the virus is largely contained in Liberia. But an already-fragile health care system has been devastated, and crucially important health care workers have died.
The limit for healthy drinking may be less than you think — one drink a day for women and two for men, according to the CDC. New strategies are aimed at helping heavy drinkers reduce their intake.
Hundreds of 16- and 17-year-olds are serving time in New York's adult prisons, including Rikers Island. A new proposal would raise the age of criminal responsibility to 18.
After LA police shot and killed an unarmed man in early March, NPR's Kelly McEvers and producer Tom Dreisbach embedded with Skid Row residents and police to learn more about each side of the story.
The tiny, super-rich state of Qatar takes pride in its modernity, with its gleaming skyscrapers and lucrative gas fields. But it is also investing in a huge history project.
Host Rachel Martin speaks with reporter Teri Schultz about her exclusive interview with Gen. John Allen, the man charged with U.S. efforts to counter the self-described Islamic State.
William Electric Black, the first African American writer for Sesame Street and winner of several Emmys, has a new project: a five-play cycle on gun violence.
After the killing in Moscow of an opponent of President Vladimir Putin, other opposition figures in Russia are said to be on a hit list. NPR's Rachel Martin talks with Corey Flintoff in Moscow.
A splash of milk for your coffee might pass, but helping yourself to a whole sandwich? Like any controversial office issue, the ethical lines that cut through the fridge aren't so clear.
A German-Syrian religious studies teacher was shocked when she heard that five of her former students had left Germany to join jihadist groups in Syria. "It felt like a personal defeat," she says.