Breast-feeding rates in Mexico are among the lowest in Latin America. But a campaign to encourage the practice featured topless actresses, drawing sharp criticism from some women's groups.
The children of parents who struggle with anxiety are much more likely to develop it themselves. Therapy for both parents and children can help keep the often-debilitating disorder at bay.
The man who removed the elected president, retired military chief Abdel Fattah el-Sissi, is practically assured of a victory in the vote, which is being held over two days, Monday and Tuesday.
The general in tinted glasses, who was best known for his 1981 martial law crackdown on the Solidarity union, died Sunday after a long struggle with cancer and a recent stroke.
America has its first Indianapolis 500 winner in eight years. Ryan Hunter-Reay made a dramatic pass of Helio Castroneves on the final lap to win Sunday's race in the second-closest finish in history.
Critics say a social media policy governing what faculty and staff in Kansas can say online is a severe restriction on free speech for educators.
There's much more to the Internet than what you can stumble upon with Google. Hidden sites can market drugs and weapons illegally, but they also provide anonymity for political dissidents.
Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund estimates that 37,000 of the state's residents have lost their life in combat since the Revolutionary War.
The fire forced the evacuation for more than 200 residents. Authorities say they will likely lift the pre-evacuation notice for more than 3,000 Flagstaff residents.
Chocolate magnate Petro Poroshenko was the overwhelming favorite for president, according to exit polls. Official results will not be known until Monday at earliest.
Obama made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan for a rally with U.S. troops. He said he was hopeful that a new Afghan president would lead to a signed security agreement between the two countries.
Yingluck Shinawatra was detained after the military took control of Thailand in a coup d'etat. The military junta had said it was holding former leaders to give them a chance to think.
The college community was trying to come to terms with a rampage that left seven dead and 13 others injured. Meanwhile, police were still reviewing a 140-page manifesto left behind by the shooter.
Correspondent Peter Kenyon tells NPR's Rachel Martin that voting is brisk in Sunday's presidential election in Ukraine — except in the east, where pro-Russian separatists have shut down polls.
NPR's Rachel Martin interviews Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., about whether the FBI should be investigating alleged criminal wrongdoing at the VA.
What do you do when a truck hauling 20 million bees crashes on the highway? NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Deborah Delaney, bee researcher and professor at the University of Delaware, to find out.
Shortages of basic foodstuffs have fueled months of protests against Venezuela's socialist government. Some food producers are smuggling food across the border to get higher prices.
"For-profit, for good" is the mantra of a handful of startups trying to make Philadelphia a social enterprise hub. One of those companies is a bike-delivery laundry service that's now expanding.
As Egyptians prepare for the presidential election Monday, Egypt's first female presidential candidate Bothaina Kamel says Egyptian women must pay a price to participate in public life.
Egyptians go to the polls this week, and the front-runner is Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi. His supporters say he'll bring order to the country, but others say Mohammed Morsi is still the legitimate president.