For the first time, scientists have scanned the brains of subjects taking LSD, and found that the LSD state mimics that of infants. NPR’s Rachel Martin speaks with researcher Robin Carhart-Harris.
Brown University student Sunil Tripathi disappeared just before the Boston Marathon bombing, and was accused of being involved in the attack. A new documentary looks at the effects of the allegation.
Pope Francis is back at the Vatican this morning after his visit to the front lines of Europe’s migrant crisis in Greece. Francis took 12 Syrians with him to Rome as a “humanitarian gesture.”
At least 28 have been killed after a 7.8 magnitude quake struck the central coast.
Pope Francis visited the Greek Island of Lesbos in order to draw attention to the plight of migrants there. The migrants are caught up in a controversial deal between the European Union and Turkey.
Under a cloud of secrecy, the island’s top leaders are gathering for a party meeting that may usher in the beginning of the post-Castro world.
Flying Spaghetti Monster be praised! The ceremony was led by a “Ministeroni,” and the couple in full pirate regalia exchanged “rigatoni.” For dinner? That’s right: The New Zealand newlyweds ate pasta.
The country’s lower house of parliament will vote Sunday in impeachment proceedings that have sharply divided the country.
5,000 babies have been born in the Zaatari camp in Jordan. The moms receive great care. But some feel unduly pressured by their husbands to have babies to make up for lives lost in Syria’s civil war.
Two major quakes hit southern Japan barely a day apart, killing at least 41 people and flattening at least 90 homes. Now, rescue crews are searching for survivors and assessing the damage.
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Pope Francis paid a visit to the Greek island of Lesbos Saturday and meet with migrants at a detention center. The EU has started deporting migrants from Greece to Turkey.
Texas is one of 24 states driving the lawsuit against Obama’s climate change initiative. But some of the state’s energy companies transitioning toward cleaner sources support the new regulations.
The NBA playoffs start today and the Golden State Warriors are favored to win the title again this year, after finishing their regular season with the most wins ever.
Pope Francis visited the Lesbos Saturday to draw attention to the plight of the thousands of migrants who have tried to escape war, oppression and poverty by fleeing to Europe.