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The remains of William T. Carneal were found on the coastline of Saipan last year. After 70 years, Pfc. Carneal was remembered in a ceremony in his hometown of Paducah, Ky.

The FDA's decision to approve a new painkiller has met with fierce opposition. Judy Foreman, author of A Nation in Pain, tells NPR's Scott Simon why pain relief is such a highly polarized subject.

Syrian composer Malek Jandali's parents were beaten after he criticized the Assad regime in a performance abroad. Now Jandali is asking American and European audiences to donate to Syrians in need.

Thousands have been jailed in Egypt since a crackdown on dissent last November. But most Egyptians are unwilling to risk jail for reform; most wish things would finally quiet down.

President Obama wrapped up a two-day visit to South Korea, warning Pyongyang that pursuing nuclear weapons will only lead to more isolation. Correspondent Anthony Kuhn talks with NPR's Scott Simon.

It's early in the 2014 election season, but already some noteworthy — and powerful — biographical spots are starting to appear.

The official cheap liquor of spring breakers is becoming something much more sophisticated. And South Florida has become ground zero for the rum revolution.

People are storing more and more stuff online: photos, music, documents — even books. But if you're storing your digital belongings in the cloud, you should know you're giving up some rights.

Northwestern University football players are voting Thursday on whether to unionize. Earlier, the National Labor Relations Board in Chicago ruled that the athletes' team requirements essentially make them employees of the university. This, in turn, means they can form a union. The university is appealing the NLRB ruling to the full board.

President Obama is in South Korea, on another stop in his four-nation swing through East Asia. He voiced support for the country amid North Korea's threats to detonate another nuclear device.

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