An estimated 14,000 people survived April’s earthquake in Nepal with serious injuries. NPR’s Rachel Martin gets a picture of medical conditions there from American E.R. doctor Bianca Grecu-Jacobs.
Another man and a woman were rescued from wreckage in a village a full week after the devastating magnitude-7.8 earthquake that has more than 7,000.
Many of Nepal’s historic treasures crumbled in last week’s earthquake. But generations of wood and stone carvers have spawned a tradition that all but guarantees that monuments will be revived.
NPR’s Rachel Martin speaks with former mayor of Baltimore, Kurt Schmoke about the strained relationship between city communities and the police, and looks back on his own efforts at urban renewal.
Improving Pakistan’s infrastructure will be the first step in creating a network of roads, railways, pipelines and shipping lanes that stretch all the way to Europe.
For the first time since 2001, an all-women team is competing in the Volvo Ocean Race, an around-the-world slog through some of the most unforgiving water on the planet.
The day after Baltimore’s top prosecutor announced murder charges against six officers in the death of Freddie Gray, more than 1,000 turned out for a mostly peaceful rally in front of city hall.
In a powerful monarchy known for its aged leaders, Saudi Arabia’s King Salman announced his heirs to the throne. NPR’s Rachel Martin speaks to correspondent Deborah Amos.
In a week when attention was focused on Baltimore, NPR’s Rachel Martin visited the city’s New Shiloh Baptist Church. She spoke with Rev. Harold Carter Jr. and a young church member, Caleb Studivant.
The World Bank funds projects around the globe aimed at alleviating poverty. Along the way, people get uprooted. The World Bank has acknowledged “serious shortcomings” in its resettlement practices.
Step aside, injections! The next flu vaccine you see might look more like a bandage — a patch covered in 100 microscopic needles that dissolve in the skin in just a few minutes.
Dr. Peter Piot co-discovered the virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo in 1976. He went back on his 65th birthday to see how the country has fared since then.
Texas’ GOP governor is sending the National Guard to monitor a military training exercise after right-wing militia alleged it is just a cover for President Obama’s plan to put Texas under martial law.
The Bob Baffert-trained horse, ridden by Victor Espinoza, was the favorite heading into the 141st Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville.
NPR’s Arun Rath speaks with James Risen of the New York Times about a new report alleging that the American Psychological Association helped justify prisoner torture.