At 36 and without a partner, Liv Aannestad has chosen to become a mother. Eighteen years ago Pam Rector went through a similar process. Pam tells Liv that being single doesn’t mean you’re on your own.
Even before tonight’s opening pitch, the mere fact that these two teams have made it this far is historic in itself. The Indians last won a championship in 1948, and the Cubs haven’t won since 1908.
AT&T’s chief promises to maintain CNN’s journalistic independence after parent Time Warner merges with the telecom giant. CNN got a $100 million boost this year, propelled by coverage of Donald Trump.
Austin Beggin was paralyzed in a freak accident last year and wonders what’s next. He gets some answers from Tim Flynn, who has been paralyzed for 35 years. One tip: start looking forward.
Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton faced off in the final presidential debate Wednesday night at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. NPR’s politics team, with help from reporters and editors who cover national security, immigration, business, foreign policy and more, fact-checked the debate.
The State Department is calling for the immediate release of Siamak and Baquer Namazi and said they are “unjustly detained.” Siamak is a business consultant and Baquer is a retired UNICEF official.
Obama said that the GOP nominee’s claims that the election will be rigged threaten to undermine American democracy and show that he’s not able to handle the pressures of the Oval Office.
Shortly after fighting in World War II, American Benjamin Ferencz prosecuted his first court case. The defendants were Nazis, the place was Nuremberg. He recalls the trial on the 70th anniversary.
Jessica Leeds, who alleges Donald Trump groped her on an airplane three decades ago, tells NPR why she was compelled to tell her story. Trump has denied every detail of the encounter.
Last month the tech giant recalled 2.5 million phones after some were catching fire or exploding. After reports that the replacements are dangerous, too, the company is permanently ceasing production.
Two veterans met in court last year: a man who violated his probation and the judge who sentenced him. But it was the judge’s decision to visit his fellow veteran’s cell that changed them both.
In the wake of the news that the iconic American songwriter is the winner of the 2016 Nobel Prize in literature, we’ve dug through the NPR archives for some Dylanalia treasures.
The beloved monarch became king in 1946 at age 19 and was seen as a symbol of unity and national identity. He had been in poor health for most of the past decade.
“You can’t protect what you can’t map,” says Patrick Meier. He pioneered the field of crisis mapping during the 2010 Haiti earthquake, and now focuses on the use of robotics for humanitarian purposes.
The U.S. launched missiles at three radar installations in Yemen late Wednesday. It’s the first time that the U.S. has carried out strikes against the Houthi rebels during the conflict in Yemen.