Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s trial is scheduled to start in January. Out of those 1,000 jurors, 100 of them will be questioned by prosecutors and defense attorneys.
Doctors need to look at the eyes to diagnose disease, but the machines they use are big and expensive. An iPhone or tablet may do as well, scientists say, bringing eye care to the underserved.
A checkpoint near Kirkuk marks the line between Kurdish-controlled territory and the world of Islamic State extremists. Some 5,000 civilians stream across daily, lives and families divided.
On the plane to Monrovia, our NPR correspondent saw the best of human nature in the passengers on board. Almost all of them were headed to Liberia to lend a helping hand.
Locals and international tourists are among at least 39 people known to have died in blizzards and avalanches throughout the foothills of Nepal’s Himalayan mountain range last week.
Stockholm has a grainy photo of what it says shows “foreign underwater activity” in an incident eerily similar to the grounding of a Soviet submarine in the same waters in 1981.
Thanks to a quirk of history, New Orleans has long had a Honduran population, but it exploded post-Katrina. Nearly a decade later, Hondurans have created a vibrant, if underground, culinary community.
Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying, who student activists have demanded step down, says “different countries in different parts of the world” are helping stoke unrest in the Chinese territory.
The family of the first patient to be diagnosed in the U.S. with the deadly disease ends a 21-day observation period with no symptoms. Meanwhile, the WHO declared Nigeria Ebola-free.
The remarks by the country’s foreign minister could signal a shift in Ankara’s largely neutral stance on the conflict at its doorstep.
Many have tried and failed with this kind of payment option before. But Apple’s launch is bigger, with more financial institutions’ support, and consumers may be more security-conscious.
Campaigning against gay marriage used to help Republicans win elections — but now GOP candidates in tight races are backing away from mentioning social issues on the stump.
There’s one place in Monrovia where people continue to gather together despite the threat of Ebola: Sunday church service. One reverend knows firsthand how the smallest mistake can be deadly.
Schizophrenia typically starts in the late teens or early 20s. But if you could stop that first psychotic break, could you stop the mental illness in its tracks? Some doctors think so.
Just as women were entering the corporate workplace in big numbers, the shapeless power suit emerged. Over time, the “power look” changed. How do women project power in the modern office?