Just over a year ago, NPR's Emily Harris packed up and moved to Jerusalem. She covers Israel and the Palestinian territories, which means plenty of politics and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
The Supreme Court term ended Monday. The New York Times correspondent and lawyer Adam Liptak talks with Fresh Air's Terry Gross about what the decisions reveal about the nine justices.
Some parts of the program come "close to the line of constitutional reasonableness," so the board is offering some proposals to fix those concerns.
The buses were carrying nearly 140 people who had reportedly crossed the border in Texas. The protest drew a counterprotest by advocates for immigrants.
Digital mammograms are sharper and aid diagnosis, radiologists say. But these scans aren't significantly better than film scans in finding tumors in older women, a study finds. And they cost more.
In a major labor law decision, the Supreme Court stopped short of preventing public employee unions from collecting compulsory dues. But some justices might be willing to take that step soon.
When it comes to living at extreme altitudes, Tibetans may have gotten a leg up from Denisovans, a species of archaic humans that lived about 50,000 years ago.
Fifty years ago, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Michel Martin speaks with historians Charles Cobb and Taylor Branch about the legacy of the Act and what it accomplished.
StoryCorps, the team that brings you conversations between loved ones, is now highlighting voices of the LGBTQ community. OutLoud brings a story about losing a partner while living in the closet.
Just one week after the Google Glass eyewear went on sale in the U.K., fears of movie piracy have led an industry group to call for a ban on the device in theaters.
Scientific papers that claimed stem cells could be made in the laboratory simply by dipping regular cells in acid didn't hold up under scrutiny. Now the work is being retracted because of errors.
A plastic jar of animal crackers was too enticing for a young bear in New Jersey, which got its head irretrievably wedged
Is frozen yogurt a weak link in our quest for sustenance and gastronomic pleasure? A Washington, D.C., startup thinks so, and has just launched a frozen yogurt vending machine to make fro-yo easier.
Adm. Michelle Howard says that when she called a Navy office to order the women's four-star shoulder boards, she was told that they didn't exist.
As Monday's second-quarter FEC reporting deadline approached, candidates flooded email inboxes across the land with forecasts of impending doom.
"Hyper-local micro-schools" bring the tiny school into the digital age.
After a wrenching loss to Belgium, fans are touting the play of goalkeeper Tim Howard, Photoshopping his head onto U.S. currency and (briefly) naming him secretary of defense on Wikipedia.
In Jerusalem, violence follows the discovery of a body believed to be that of an abducted Palestinian teen. The crime is being seen as a possible act of retribution for the deaths of three Israelis.
It's got big iron teeth and a powerful jaw. When it finds a 30-foot tree it goes to the top, opens its mouth and — watch this.
Youth joblessness remains remarkably high across the country, threatening long-term trouble for young people's career trajectories, earning potential and the overall health of the economy.