Blue Origin, the space company founded by Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos, has sent a craft past the edge of space and then landed its rocket safely – and vertically — in Texas.
If you’ve ever wondered if the flu shot can give you the flu, you’re not alone. We fact check the most common flu myths for you and provide the lowdown on this year’s vaccine.
Fourteen-year-old Lucas Etter unmixed a 3x3x3 Rubik’s Cube in 4.904 seconds, setting a world record and becoming the first person to break the 5-second mark for solving the puzzle.
Liberian officials announced a resurgence of the disease last week. Two of the boy’s family members reportedly also have tested positive for the disease.
There’s been plenty of disagreement over whether stimulant drugs used to treat ADHD interfere with children’s sleep. A review of studies finds the drugs make it harder to fall asleep and stay asleep.
Both countries oppose the Islamic State, but they have different goals in Syria and have been eyeing each other warily since Russia’s military intervened recently.
During a papal visit, the media swarm and security is intense. He speaks of issues that face the country. After he goes, is there any lasting legacy?
Police said they were looking for three white male suspects. Witnesses said the men opened on protesters after they were asked to leave. Five people suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
No school can succeed without the support of the families who send their children there.
Turkey said the plane violated its airspace and that it had issued 10 warnings before firing. Russian President Vladimir Putin said the downing was a “stab in the back by the terrorists’ accomplices.”
Balloons are a mainstay of Thanksgiving Day parades across the nation. It takes skill, strength and teamwork to control those helium-filled bags of fun — that’s exactly what balloon school is for.
We asked NPR listeners what they’d like to know about women’s health in midlife. Hundreds of you had questions on topics from hormones to chin hairs. Two doctors are giving us the answers.
Congress appears ready to overhaul the nation’s most important federal education law, No Child Left Behind. Civil rights groups, though, worry that some changes will hurt poor and minority children.
The procedure is rapidly going mainstream, but it’s so new that it’s impossible to know if these women will exercise their option to have a child. Also, live birth rates from frozen eggs remain low.
World leaders are set to meet in Paris, trying to agree on how to combat climate change. Also attending will be California Gov. Jerry Brown, who is spearheading his own international climate movement.