Drops under the tongue to treat allergies sounds a lot nicer than allergy shots. A new review in JAMA says they're moderately effective, and relatively safe. But they're also not FDA-approved. Still, doctors, including an author of the study, are prescribing them off-label.
Correspondents Kelly McEvers and Deborah Amos were cited for "detailed reportage, often from dangerous locations." Radio Diaries was also honored for a profile of teen boxer Claressa Shields on All Things Considered.
The NCAA women's Sweet 16 is set as Baylor's Brittney Griner hits 33 points — and three dunks — while Delaware's Elena Delle Donne passes the 3,000 career points milestone.
Gen. Min Aung Hlaing calls for Myanmar to become a "well-disciplined democratic nation" and says the military will continue to play a leading role in governing. The statement comes as opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi attends a military parade.
It's not certain the justices will decide they should rule on the Defense of Marriage Act's constitutionality. But if they do, it looks like Justice Anthony Kennedy might join the court's four "liberal" judges to strike it down.
The second hotline to be cut this month was used to operate one of the very few joint ventures between North and South Korea.
Mexico City's Azteca Stadium has been "a house of horrors" for the Americans. Tuesday's tie with Mexico, though, gives Team USA a much-needed point in World Cup qualifying standings. So is ending nil-nil actually a big plus?
Surveillance video captured the scary scene when a bus in China came upon a fallen light pole. Driver Mao Zhihao was nearly skewered. But he managed to duck in time, stop the bus and get his passengers to safety.
The former CIA director stepped out of the shadows to express "how deeply I regret — and apologize for — the circumstances that led to my resignation from the CIA and caused such pain for my family, friends and supporters." An extramarital affair led to his resignation.
Also: The Daily Beast says it has uncovered more plagiarized passages in Jane Goodall's book; Junot Diaz goes head to head with Stephen Colbert on immigration.
Although gay marriage is again on the docket, Wednesday's legal issue is different. Tuesday was about California's attempt to ban same-sex marriage. On Wednesday, the focus is whether the federal government can deny benefits to legally married same-sex couples.
Creators of a solar-powered aircraft hope to fly it day and night across the U.S. with no fuel, and eventually around the world. It's a quixotic — some might call it nutty — undertaking. But the creators hope the flight helps challenge assumptions about what solar technology can do.
The Washington Post and the San Francisco Chronicle are the latest big newspapers embracing a pay model for Web content that had been free. But around the country, more small papers, like the Chinook Observer in Washington state, have also started charging for their digital content in a bid for economic survival.
For most Americans, the math for a comfortable retirement may never add up. According to recent census figures, Americans ages 55 to 65 had about $45,000 in savings and assets, not including their homes. Morning Edition's Renee Montagne talks to three experts about retiring with little savings.
There's a trend in the startup world toward combining business and smartphone apps with altruistic goals. From human trafficking to helping farmers in Uganda, experts say, there's a market for doing social good with technology.
A group of Phoenix charter schools is facing criticism for using a teaching tool based on the work of L. Ron Hubbard, best known for founding the Church of Scientology. The tool has concerned parents in other schools, but the Phoenix schools' leader insists it has nothing to do with the church.
For the first time, new nationwide science standards due out soon will recommend teaching K-12 students about climate change. Educators say many teachers have shied away from the polarizing topic, and an organized campaign to promote it as "controversial" leaves many students confused.
David Petraeus apologized Tuesday night to an audience of veterans for the conduct that led to his resignation as head of the CIA following the disclosure of an extramarital affair.
Brad Guzan swatted away shot after shot and the U.S. team hung on for a 0-0 draw with Mexico Tuesday night, earning only its second point in a World Cup qualifier at Azteca Stadium.
Wynn had agreed to sell the painting to Steven Cohen, but as he was saying goodbye he punched a hole through it with his elbow.