A public health campaign to sell Africans on the virtues of orange-fleshed sweet potatoes — bred for higher Vitamin A levels — has helped combat malnutrition on the continent.
Scientists are making impressive progress in creating a vaccine for Zika. And they’re using a new technology that makes vaccine development faster than ever.
NPR’s politics team has annotated Donald Trump’s Tuesday speech on the economy.
Last week’s Brexit vote sent financial markets tumbling. It also raised questions about the future of the U.K. economy. Analysts now expect slower growth but not an immediate tumble into recession.
Donald Trump may have clinched the GOP nomination, but President Obama says Trump’s record low favorability ratings show that he hasn’t won over the hearts and minds of the country just yet.
Britain is being described as the first country to leave the European Union. That may be true on a technicality, but others left the pan-European body in the past.
In West Virginia, residents are beginning to clean up after record floods destroyed hundreds of homes and businesses and killed at least 23 people.
Gunfire and an explosion hit Istanbul’s Ataturk International Airport, where at least 28 people have died, according to the Turkish Justice Ministry.
NPR’s politics team has annotated Hillary Clinton’s Monday speech, in which she spoke about student debt, unions and tax rates.
Democrats hope to contest as many as four congressional seats in the Empire State, a place that could prove critical to whether they’re able to flip the 30 they need to win back the House.
Victims called 911 as they heard and saw Omar Mateen shooting inside. The newly released records show Mateen holed up in the bathroom shortly after he started firing. Dispatchers counted the gunshots.
For the first time the nation’s pediatricians point to bullying, both online and in real life, as increasing the risk of suicide for teenagers.
The furniture company began offering free wall-anchoring kits for tall dressers last year after two children died in accidents. Now, following a third death, it is recalling the dressers altogether.
Two-thirds of the sum will be set aside to compensate U.S. owners of nearly 500,000 VW diesel cars. The company will also pay $2.7 billion into an environmental remediation fund.
Republicans on the House special committee investigating the 2012 Benghazi, Libya, attacks release the results of their two-year-long investigation on Tuesday.