After losing jobs and people for half a century, the region in upstate New York is finally growing again. Refugees may be one reason why: Roughly 10,000 have resettled in the area since 2003.
Largest study to date finds women who have a positive mammogram but have negative breast biopsies have a somewhat higher risk of developing breast cancer during the next 10 years.
The New Jersey governor is showing off his credentials as a former prosecutor to argue he can fight terrorism.
Half of the $1 billion in tax credits and other economic incentives that Buffalo is getting from the state is going to build a solar panel factory. Skeptics say it's a risky way to create jobs.
It typically causes fever and joint pain. A new study looks at a possible link to encephalitis, a brain infection.
One in three Native students are what's considered "chronically absent," in this state. Educators on the Wind River Indian Reservation say that's a major factor holding back student achievement.
Over 300 hospitals and clinics have been hit with bombs and missiles. Nearly 700 medical workers have been killed. Only Syrian President Bashar Assad has the air power to conduct these attacks.
Companies, once seen as an obstacle to or even an enemy of curbing emissions, now realize that tackling climate change can be good for their bottom line.
Extensive flooding that drowned fields came on top of a summer of drought. Farming accounts for one out of every 10 jobs in the state. Many farmers will have the worst crop losses they've ever seen.
Jeh Johnson tells NPR's Morning Edition that the existing U.S. refugee program is "probably the most thorough, multilayered, time-consuming way for anyone to cross our borders."