NPR’s Lulu Miller tells the story of one runner who always believed he could break the four-minute mile. Then a terrible accident made him question if he would ever be the same runner.
With the economy in free fall, opponents of the president are trying to get enough signatures to hold a recall vote this year. They say Nicolas Maduro and his Socialist Party are trying to block them.
They don’t take off their shoes, they don’t take out their laptops and their numbers are growing every day. Some 16,000 people per day are applying for the government’s airport pre-screening program.
Native Americans in the Great Lakes region have cultivated the giant squash for centuries. Now tribes are sharing the seeds with each other and with small farmers to bring the plant back.
“Something really profound has changed in the way that we use guns,” journalist Evan Osnos says. He estimates that 13 million people are licensed to carry a concealed gun in America.
The iconic photograph, taken during one of the bloodiest battles of World War II, depicts Pvt. 1st Class Harold Schultz among others — not Navy Corpsman John Bradley, as was originally thought.
In mice, monkeys and people, exercise releases a protein called cathepsin B. And as blood and brain levels of this protein rise, memory gets better. But the protein has a dark side, too.
A panel of advisers to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended against using a needle-free flu vaccine that’s popular with pediatricians, parents and children.
President Obama said the Supreme Court’s deadlock on his immigration actions doesn’t change his deportation priorities. But it does mean that voters will decide how to proceed.
A Baltimore court has acquitted Officer Caesar Goodson of second-degree murder in a case related to the death of Freddie Gray. Goodson drove the van that transported Gray.
The Supreme Court did not come to a decision on whether President Obama’s move to shield millions of immigrants from deportation was constitutional.
After 71 hours and 8 minutes of flight time crossing the Atlantic, Solar Impulse 2 touched down in Spain. It’s a big step toward the goal of circumnavigating the globe using only the sun’s power.
In a 4-3 decision, the court ruled that the university’s “race-conscious admissions program” is constitutional.
Should they stay or should they go? The United Kingdom votes today on whether to remain in the European Union. Votes are counted by hand, and the result likely won’t be known until Friday morning.
Five years ago, residents of Wukan got rid of corrupt local leaders and elected a new one. Now that leader has been detained for corruption, but villagers insist the charges are trumped up.