Kazakhstan lost its bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics to Beijing, but a number of Kazakhs who see this as an opportunity, not a loss.
The military deal reached by the United States and Turkey is an attempt to refocus the fight against ISIS. NPR's Scott Simon talks to former U.S. Ambassador to Turkey Frank Ricciardone.
Five presidential candidates spoke at the National Urban League's annual conference on Friday. NPR's Scott Simon talks with Urban League President Marc Morial about what the candidates had to say.
Visitors at the Thomas Edison National Historical Park can hear newly-restored Edison talking dolls. They are the stuff of nightmares. This story originally aired May 5 on All Things Considered.
How do you curate a museum exhibit about the protests in Ferguson, Mo.? NPR's Scott Simon speaks with the director National Museum of African American History and Culture, which will open next fall.
Rhode Island is trying to have more success than a similar project off the coast of Massachusetts. However some residents worry the farm will disrupt the ocean view.
A doctor's mother loved medicines and their potential for miracles, but she always sought to ditch them the moment she felt better. Her mental health problems eventually overwhelmed her.
At the height of the epidemic, Umaru Fofana was our guide — and a one-man solution system. This summer, he stopped by NPR's headquarters for a reunion with our Ebola reporting team.
A summer program in Baltimore has black middle-schoolers coding, designing apps and altogether hooked on engineering.
The Israeli prime minister says he's shocked and outraged at the attack. An analyst says public concern could make this a defining moment for Israelis.
The co-founder of the world's largest social network also disclosed that the couple had suffered three miscarriages over the last two years.
Disagreements remain among the 12 countries regarding drug patents, market access and more, and likely will delay congressional debate of any eventual agreement into 2016.
One of the dangers was that parachutes or people could collide. The previous skydiving record was set by 138 people in 2012.
Hercules and Leo were used for researched at Stony Brook University will be retired. They were at the center of a court case that tested whether chimps had the same legal "personhood" as humans.
The Canadian entered the WWF as a villain and fought Hulk Hogan and Mr. T in the first Wrestlemania event. The career gave the often-bekilted grappler many chances to show off his bagpipe skills.
Minister of Environment, Water and Climate Oppah Muchinguri wants Palmer to face justice in Zimbabwe, wire services report. U.S. authorities are investigating whether any American laws were broken.
The fate of pockets of Bangladeshis and Indians living on opposite sides of the border was left unresolved after the partition of the former British colony in 1947. A new agreement has changed that.
One report shows that state courts are twice as likely to incarcerate Native teens for minor crimes like truancy and alcohol use. Another, that alternatives like treatment programs are more effective.
In a small trial, an experimental vaccine protected 100 percent of people at high risk for Ebola. But more data are needed to figure out exactly how well the vaccine works.
The returns will show that she and her husband Bill Clinton paid nearly $44 million in federal taxes since 2007, according to her campaign. "We've come a long way," she said.