A Malaysia Airlines passenger jet had 239 people on board when it took off from Kuala Lumpur early Saturday. Families of those aboard are gathering near airports, fearing the worst.
It took more than 90 rounds and a delay of two weeks, after judges ran out of words. But Jackson County, Mo., finally has its spelling bee champion, after two stellar spellers broke a tie Saturday.
An international search-and-rescue mission is scouring the waters off Vietnam’s coast after a passenger jet carrying 239 people disappeared en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.
After an ambulance brings a confused 73-year-old man to the emergency room, a doctor has to piece together his medical condition from a few tests and his unreliable answers to her questions.
Take one ballroom, add thousands of conservatives, stir in hundreds of reporters, and you have an irresistible attraction for GOP presidential hopefuls: the Conservative Political Action Conference.
Members of pro-Russian forces and Ukraine’s military have avoided violence in what’s widely seen as a dangerous and uncertain situation. Diplomats are still working to find a possible solution.
American job training programs are failing to turn out enough skilled workers to fill job openings in the U.S. That’s puzzling to some Europeans, who have a different system for training workers.
Vegas is bidding to host the 2016 Republican National Convention. Besides plenty of hotel rooms, there’s another perk to offer.
A Malaysian Airlines flight went off the radar on its flight from Kuala Lampur to Beijing with 239 people on board. Three Americans were on board, including an infant.
New tensions are flaring between Russian and Ukraine, as Russia signaled that it was prepared to annex Crimea. NPR’s Scott Simon speaks with New York Times reporter Steven Erlanger.
The mayor of a small Spanish town cleaned out supermarkets to give food to the hungry and draw attention to their economic plight. But now he’s facing a potential jail stint.
In his new book Ezekiel Emanuel explains “how the Affordable Care Act will improve our terribly complex, blatantly unjust, outrageously expensive, grossly inefficient, error prone system.”
Many young people feel they can’t afford health insurance. A professor in Houston is trying to educate students about subsidies that could help — and the penalties if they don’t sign up now.
EU countries are threatening punitive economic measures against Russia for its involvement in Crimea. But longstanding ties between Russia and the EU could make sanctions a double-edged sword.
The crisis in Ukraine stems from a generational divide, according to Julia Ioffe, senior editor at The New Republic. She tells NPR’s Scott Simon that Russia’s Vladimir Putin has plans for Ukraine.