After President Obama announced his immigration plan, communities across the country began making preparations for immigrants who are here illegally to apply for work permits.
As Ferguson, Mo., braces for the grand jury decision on whether police officer Darren Wilson should face charges, NPR’s Rachel Martin talks with Rasheen Aldridge, a community activist.
The fiery Washington, D.C., politician who was famously re-elected after going to jail for crack cocaine possession, has died after months of battling a number of health issues. He was 78.
A community is holding its breath, awaiting a decision on whether to charge police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown, 18. Brown’s family is calling for calm.
In a recent article, a student named Jackie describes how her initial excitement of being invited to a party was replaced by fear and violence, after a group of men trapped her in a room.
As Ebola surges in the east African country, the capital city sends surveillance teams into the neighborhoods to record who might be sick with the virus — or already dead.
Many of the displaced ended up in camps in the city of Yola. Now they’re racing further away as concerns grow that Yola also faces attack, and that the government isn’t doing enough to stop it.
After a deadly attack by a Palestinian militant last month, Israel blew up his apartment building. Israel says the aim is deterrence, while the Palestinians call it collective punishment.
The 29 players on Booker High School’s football team include two cousins who became the state’s all-time leading passer and leading receiver this season.
Iran and six world powers are meeting this weekend in Vienna with a Monday deadline looming. Here’s a look at what it all means for Iran and its neighbors.
A roadway robbery in Guinea resulted in an alarming haul this week, as thieves made off with cash, personal items — and a batch of Red Cross blood samples.
More diplomats are joining the discussions this weekend, hoping to broker a deal to ease years of disputes over Iran’s nuclear program.
The country of Oman once ran a vast maritime trading network. Today, a group there devotes itself to preserving that legacy by recreating the traditional boats that sailed the seas back then.
Starfish in the Pacific northwest are being decimated by what’s called wasting disease. Researcher Drew Harvell tells NPR’s Scott Simon that warming seas are making it worse.
While snowed-in Buffalo, N.Y. digs out, some Buffaloans are trying to figure out how to get home for Thanksgiving. That includes college students preparing for a difficult drive.