One year ago, 16 Nepalis guiding climbers up Mount Everest were swept away by a hanging glacier that had peeled off the mountain. It was the worst single accident in the history of Everest.
A major rescue operation is underway in the Mediterranean Sea after a migrant ship carrying as many as 700 people capsized Sunday. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to the U.N.'s Adrian Edwards in Geneva.
Talk about a time warp! The iconic VW camper is getting a modern reboot. This time, it's electric.
The question of what to do about Greece if it defaults on its debts is a topic at World Bank and IMF meetings in Washington this week.
The U.S. and Saudi Arabia are imposing sanctions on a Pakistan-based charity thought to be funneling money to terror groups. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Daniel Glaser at the Treasury Department.
Republican candidates — those who've already declared and those who have yet to — gathered in New Hampshire this weekend to speak to their party. Whose messages resonated? And whose did not?
The series stars a blind superhero — but at first, it lacked audio descriptions for the visually impaired. Netflix has added that option, but the issue raises larger questions of online accessibility.
The new head of the World Health Organization's Africa region predicts the Ebola outbreak will end by this fall. But the world must remain vigilant until transmission has completely stopped, she says.
Gazing into your dog's eyes apparently triggers happy feelings in both parties - suggesting that dogs really may love us back. (This piece originally aired on All Things Considered on April 16, 2015.)
Denise Kandel coined the term, often associated with marijuana, in a research paper 40 years ago. But her work suggested nicotine, not pot, was most likely to lead to the use of harder drugs.