The casino’s closure will be followed today by the shutdown of The Revel. The Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino will likely close Sept. 16. They are casualties of competition from outlets in other states.
Russian and Ukrainian officials are meeting today with Russia-backed separatists and international monitors, but the sides remain far apart and the fighting continues in the eastern part of Ukraine.
The law requires doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges to a nearby hospital. The judge’s ruling allows the law to take effect, but doctors who break it won’t be penalized.
Some earlier research hinted that Ritalin and Adderall can hamper a child’s growth. But a study of adults who took the drugs as kids now suggests any such effect is only temporary.
The medical students were in Iquitos. They could provide much-needed surgery for the residents of this remote Peruvian town. Just one problem: They didn’t have enough patients.
A widely-watched video shows a foreigner fainting on a subway car and everyone around him fleeing. No one helps. It’s rekindled a national debate about trust, fear and the Chinese national character.
Librarians are being reassigned to classrooms. In Illinois, librarians must also have teaching certifications, and most have endorsements to teach specific grades and subjects.
Amazon has thousands of workers in Germany and many are unhappy that they’re classified as lower-paid logistics workers. The company says they’re well compensated for unskilled labor.
When we talk, we focus on the “content” words — the ones that convey information. But the tiny words that tie our sentences together have a lot to say about power and relationships.
And, author Kwei Quartey adds, “The police may not find you for a little while.” That’s why he chose to set his second Detective Inspector Dawson book in Ghana’s capital.
The wealthy Ricketts family includes conservatives and a liberal, activists and a candidate. Between them, they raise and spend a lot of political money — and exemplify how the system has changed.
Gabrielle Nuki hopes to be a doctor someday. So when the 16-year-old found out that she could work as a fake patient helping to train medical students, she jumped at the chance.
The U.S. military’s attention to PTSD is well-documented but Kurdish fighters living with the same disorder haven’t received nearly as much care. Arun Rath talks to journalist Jenna Krajeski.
One of the lawyers for self-proclaimed Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed resigned from the Army last week. He tells NPR the government is putting on a “show trial.”
The apparently unconscious pilot of the single-engine aircraft drifted into restricted airspace over Washington, prompting F-16s to be scrambled.