For decades, first-year medical students have had to cram the details of the cellular metabolism cycle into their heads. Some med schools say it’s time to quit cramming and focus on patients’ lives.
A magnitude 6.7 aftershock rumbled the Nepalese capital and sent people running for open ground Sunday morning. The
Every year, the president sits down for dinner with Washington reporters and delivers a standup routine. From his “bucket list” to Hillary Clinton, here’s what he came up with this year.
NPR’s Arun Rath speaks with Kunda Dixit, a Nepali Times editor, about today’s deadly quake. It caused an Everest avalanche and destroyed ancient monuments in and around the capital, Kathmandu.
People gathered in the city’s streets in support of Freddie Gray, who died after sustaining a fatal spinal cord injury during or after his arrest. Later, protests took a violent turn at Camden Yards.
At least three members of the trafficking ring — two Australians seen as ringleaders and a Filipina maid who acted as a “mule” — have been informed that their execution by firing squad is imminent.
Early reports are that at least eight climbers and/or Sherpas have been killed at Everest Base Camp. Others are trapped higher up on the world’s tallest peak.
The notion of receiving nutrition advice from artificial intelligence on your wrist may seem like science fiction. But health developers are betting this kind of behavior will become the norm.
The cause of Wall Street’s flash crash has been debated ever since it happened. Officials arrested a lone trader working in his parents’ London home, but some question whether he was really to blame.
The magnitude-7.8 temblor hit north of the capital Kathmandu, toppling buildings in the capital. Dozens were also killed in neighboring India, China and Bangladesh.
The first rounds of NBA and NHL playoffs are in full swing. NPR’s Scott Simon gets an update from ESPN.com’s Howard Bryant.
NPR’s Scott Simon takes a walk through the neighborhoods of West Baltimore to talk with residents in the wake of Freddie Gray’s death in police custody.
An estimated 7.9 magnitude earthquake shook Nepal on Saturday. It’s being described as the strongest quake to hit the country in 81 years. NPR’s Scott Simon talks to Red Cross spokesman Mark South.
Surgeon General Vivek Murthy was officially sworn in this week. His confirmation was held up for more than a year because of comments he made about gun violence. Murthy talks with NPR’s Scott Simon.
Demonstrations continue in Baltimore over the death of Freddie Gray while in police custody. State troopers have been brought in to help control crowds. Gray will be laid to rest on Monday.