Adnan Syed, convicted in 2000 of murdering his ex-girlfriend, has been granted an appeal by a Maryland court. Questions about his conviction were the focus of the popular podcast Serial.
U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein tells Renee Montagne that while his fears about Ebola have eased, ISIS, also known as the Islamic State, remains a constant threat.
Since the shooting death of Michael Brown by a police officer, the Missouri city has been in the spotlight. Government officials work to address the issues brought to light following Brown's death.
The big drop in oil prices is a gift to consumers that should propel the U.S. economy, analysts say. But those lower prices are hurting the energy sector and consumers continue to be cautious.
Our immune systems constantly fight off disease — protecting us from colds, flu and infection. An experimental treatment called immunotherapy is helping patients' immune systems fight off cancer.
The documents were downloaded by a former computer security expert at the giant bank HSBC. They were released over the weekend by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists.
The British singer also won Best New Artist and Record of the Year, for "Stay With Me." Beck won Album of the Year for his subdued, folky Morning Phase.
The energy sector is laying off workers, as falling oil prices have slowed drilling. Analysts are sifting through the January employment report, which showed American employers added 257,000 jobs.
Twitter users had a field day posting photoshopped images of Robert Mugabe with the hashtag #MugabeFalls.
Staff and students at Castleston State College in Vermont were emailed this week about a missing Brazilian rainbow boa constrictor. But don't worry, the email said, the snake only eats mice.
After three years of work at a now closed Florida reform school, researchers have found new evidence of violent abuse and unreported deaths.(Stations note: Some listeners may find the information in this segment difficult to hear).
More than 100 detainees remain locked up at the prison camp in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. President Obama wants Guantanamo closed, but no solution is yet in sight to close it.
The energy sector has started laying off workers as sharply falling oil prices have slowed drilling activity. Analysts will be sifting through the government's monthly employment report, which will be released Friday morning, to see what affect that's having on U.S. job creation overall.
French President Francois Hollande and Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel travel to Moscow on Friday for talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the crisis in Ukraine.
The renewed crisis in Ukraine has further strained relations between the U.S. and Russia, just as Secretary of State John Kerry visits the Ukrainian capital Kiev.
In this week's StoryCorps, we hear from a man who was badly injured in a car accident. He can't walk or talk and communicates through a computerized voice. He thanks his mother for taking care of him.
The World Health Organization failed to respond quickly and effectively to the outbreak in West Africa. Now the agency is proposing a new structure. But change could prove difficult.
For legal marijuana businesses, getting a bank account can be a challenge. Many banks are unwilling to do business with them. How do banks decide which marijuana businesses are worth the risk?
If you know science fiction filmmaking, you know the name Wachowski. Siblings Larry and Lana Wachowski have been working in that field since The Matrix in 1999.
On Monday, Alabama is set to join more than three dozen states with gay marriage. But the state's chief justice tells probate judges they're not bound to follow a federal court's order.