New Yorker writer Michael Specter discusses emerging biotechnologies that will make it possible to remove disease and change the characteristics of life by rewriting the genetic code in cells.
A statewide collaborative of nail salons now has 120 members; all have made ventilation upgrades and switched from toxic products to safer ones. Will clients be willing to pay extra to help workers?
A late-night "vote-a-rama" set in motion the process for gutting key provisions of the Affordable Care Act in a way that evades Democrats' threat of a filibuster.
The U.S. is sending tanks and soldiers to Poland and the Baltic states to counter a perceived threat from Russia. It's part of the biggest U.S. military deployment in Europe in decades.
Rachel Martin speaks with Republican Senator Jim Inhofe of Oklahoma, who says the U.S. is threatened more than ever and Gen. James Mattis is the right pick for secretary of defense.
Donald Trump's attacks on the media dominated his first news conference since being elected president. He singled out BuzzFeed and CNN for criticism.
Authorities are searching for a man who shot and killed an Orlando police officer Monday. The suspect is still on the loose and the manhunt has rattled people living in the tourist destination.
A new NPR/Ipsos poll shows many Americans don't know details about the Affordable Care Act. And only 1 in 7 favors repealing the law altogether without a replacement.
A Colorado case is a test of what public schools must do in designing an individual education plan for children with disabilities.
Italy is an art theft playground. An elite police squad combats the illicit trade in antiquities and art, but the chase is still on for a stolen Caravaggio painting — No. 1 on the most-wanted list.