The 90-year-old former GOP senator says it’s an opportunity to meet with friends and thank voters who supported him during his decades-long career in state and national politics.
The Microsoft founder and philanthropist talks with NPR’s David Greene about why he’s spent billions on health efforts in developing countries and about the prospect of beating polio and malaria.
Some of the factors keeping low-income students from getting into college aren’t always obvious to the public, higher education insiders tell Morning Edition’s David Greene.
One year ago, a factory building in Bangladesh collapsed, killing more than 1,100 workers. Top retailers have begun inspecting factories more aggressively, but other steps have fallen short.
If the agency has its way, it will ban sales to minors and keep e-cigarettes out of vending machines. People also would be warned that the nicotine vapor the devices emit is addictive.
The Cubs blew a three-run lead in the ninth inning against the Diamondbacks, teaching a boy a hard lesson on losing.
According to reports, the FCC is set to approve a system in which Internet service providers offer a faster pipe to American homes to content companies willing to pay for it.
On the first leg of his Asian tour, the president stopped by the iconic sushi restaurant. David Gelb, who directed a documentary about the restaurant, says eating there is amazing and nerve-wracking.
Sovaldi has been found to be remarkably effective in curing most patients with common forms of hepatitis C in a matter of months. But the clinical success comes at a high price.
Even as investment in education technology grows, teachers say free tools are just as effective as paid ones.
Most of us aren’t as maleficent as the fairy in “Sleeping Beauty,” but we’re still apt to spite others, even at risk of harming ourselves. Psychologists are trying to figure out why.
President Dilma Rouseff signed the bill into law to kick off an international conference about the governance of the Internet.
The White House has decided to provide more covert training and weapons, including anti-tank missiles, in a bid to counter President Bashar Assad’s growing strength in the civil war.
While visiting Tokyo, the pop star posed for photos in front of the highly controversial Yasukini Shrine, which honors Japanese war criminals.
People recover better from serious brain injuries if they’ve had more formal education, researchers say. They’re not sure why book learning promotes cognitive reserve.