The medication is the only one available to prevent an infected pregnant woman from passing the disease to a fetus. Pfizer says the shortage should be over in July.
A pilot project in Ghana is one of several experiments to see if drones can deliver everything from contraceptives to blood for transfusions.
“One-hundred-thousand orbits, the journey continues,” NASA astronaut Jeffrey Williams said in a video from space.
At only 78 pages long, Carlo Rovelli’s “Seven Brief Lessons on Physics” is certainly that. He speaks with NPR’s Linda Wertheimer about modern physics.
For Pascal Baudar, LA is a treasure trove of edible plants and insects that he uses in unusual culinary creations. He helps some of the city’s top chefs put wild foods on menus and has a new cookbook.
When it’s obvious who the nominees will be, presidential candidates get intelligence briefings. That’s about to start.
Global mothers give special wisdom depending where they live. What do you call your elders? Do you know how to gather firewood? What’s the family password?
Jaime Rangel was 14 when he was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. Bike rides helped him get in shape and defeat the illness. Now 26, he’s showing other kids from low-income families how to do it.
In what’s being hailed as a “miracle,” Leicester City, a small club from central England that started the season at 5,000-1 odds of winning the prestigious title, has clinched the trophy.
On May 1, 1866, Memphis was home to a massacre that killed 46 African-Americans and injured many others. Now a historical marker shows an ongoing rift between white historians and black activists.
It was a simple idea: Would you, our listeners, tweet us poems for National Poetry Month? Your response contained multitudes — haiku, lyrics, even one 8-year-old’s ode to her dad’s bald spot.
Choosing a heart-healthy lifestyle can help protect your brain as you age, research suggests. And it’s not just memory skills that benefit. Problem solving abilities and judgment are preserved, too.
There are huge gaps in school funding between affluent and property-poor districts. And, with evidence that money matters, especially for disadvantaged kids, something has to change.
Words Unlocked, a poetry contest for juveniles in corrections, has drawn more than 1,000 entries. Its judge, Jimmy Santiago Baca, says it was a poetry book that helped him survive his own prison term.
Loretta Lynch made her first visit to a federal prison as the nation’s top law enforcement officer. She highlighted the need for more services to help inmates re-enter society.