The country faces one of the worst humanitarian crises in the world. But the brutal rape has left aid agencies wondering whether to pull out their foreign staff.
According to a new study, the nation’s first soda tax succeeded in cutting consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages. But there’s uncertainty about whether the effect will be permanent.
In central Pennsylvania, a farm family, the CEO of a small paper mill and a student at Penn State University — all Trump supporters — weigh in on the candidate’s claim of potential voter fraud.
The New York skyline is undergoing big changes with more than a dozen super tall residential towers going up now. Many of the global ultra-rich who buy these apartments spend just a fraction of the year in them. Critics say they’re paying a much lower tax rate than full-time New York residents. But defenders say these luxury buildings support a lot of good jobs and contribute to the local economy.
Japan expects 7 million cases of dementia among its long-lived residents by 2025. It has started training pharmacists, bankers and postal workers in how to recognize the signs and be supportive.
The foundation would give up its most recognizable parts, including its major global health and wellness programs.
Growing up, Jared Marcelle watched as older men catcalled women in his Brooklyn neighborhood. He thought it was normal, so as a teenager Marcelle and his friends became those guys. But now he’s changed.
NPR’s Robert Siegel talks to Karen Brewer, a chemistry professor at Hamilton College, about the school’s new diversity course requirement.
Spokesman John Kirby still insists that the $400 million was “leverage,” not ransom for the Iranian Americans released in January — though the payment was withheld until the prisoners were freed.
Rising sea levels have eroded Shishmaref for many years. Now, the Inupiat Eskimo village has voted to move. One resident told NPR that it’s a matter of protecting their unique community.
A new study from Pew found that while people of color regularly see and share content on social media about race, white people rarely do.
Gunnar Bentz and Jack Conger have now been released, U.S. officials say — but the pair are going to keep talking with police in Rio.
They’ll be on the road by 2021, the company says, and will build on automation already available for help with parking and avoiding traffic. The vehicles could be used for ride sharing, Uber-style.
Victims of the July 11 attack are coming forward with details. They say the international community is not doing enough to hold South Sudan to account.
Insurers have released the latest lists of prescription drugs they won’t cover in 2017. Express Scripts is excluding 85 drugs and CVS Caremark, 131. Some drugs for diabetes and asthma are out.