Health officials continue to trace the travels of the man diagnosed with the first known case of Ebola in the U.S. Health officials say the man was infected in Liberia but didn't develop Ebola symptoms until about four days after arriving in Dallas. His case is raising concerns about how prepared U.S. airports and airlines are to handle the disease.
The San Francisco Giants beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-0 in the NL wild-card game. But it didn't come close to Tuesday's drama when Kansas City won the AL wild-card game in an extra-innings classic.
What's next for the Secret Service now that its leader has resigned following embarrassing security lapses? On Wednesday, Julia Pierson, the director who had been on the job less than 2 years, quit.
In an interview with NPR, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says that Arab countries "no longer view Israel as an enemy, but a potential partner."
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is visiting the U.S. Steve Inskeep talks to the Israeli leader about new Jewish housing in East Jerusalem, the recent war in Gaza and other regional issues.
Students are leading the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. Among them is Arika Ho, a journalism student at Hong Kong University.
Pro-democracy protesters are threatening to occupy government offices unless Hong Kong's chief executive steps down. For days, thousands of demonstrators have been demanding freer elections.
The urban oasis boasts about 170,000 different types of microbes, recent dirt samples show. That diversity is comparable to a tropical rainforest. Plus, about 2,000 species are found only in the park.
The director, whose previous work includes Fight Club and The Social Network, talks to NPR's Audie Cornish about the challenges of taking Gillian Flynn's intimate drama from the page to the screen.
Lebanon's civil war ended 25 years ago, but the sectarian divisions that sliced its capital into different enclaves still hold today. Everyone co-exists relatively peacefully — most of the time.
Diagnosing and treating Ebola isn't so hard, health workers say; hospitals across the U.S. should be ready. But initial symptoms, such as fever and headache, can look the same as other illnesses.
With the Royals and Oakland A's tied in the the 9th, the department tweeted: "We really need everyone to not commit crimes and drive safely." The Royals hadn't been in a postseason game since 1985.
A lawyer visited a jail in Marysville, Wash., intending to see his client. Guards could not find the inmate. That was their first clue that Rhyan Vasquez had escaped. He'd been gone two days.
Warren tells Morning Edition that audio tapes made by an investigator working for the New York Fed reenforce the perception of a disturbingly cozy relationship between regulators and banks.
The new book Back Channel to Cuba, reveals how U.S. presidents, from Kennedy on, have held secret talks with Havana, even though the public stance was silence toward Cuba.
Audie Cornish talks to Hong Kong University Law Professor Michael Davis about the roots of the pro-democracy protests there, and the Chinese government's stake in the outcome.
The GOP aims to pick up a House seat in northern New York. If Elise Stefanik wins, she would be the youngest woman elected to Congress. Democrats hope Aaron Woolf can help them hang onto the seat.
A man who had come from Liberia is now in isolation at a hospital in Dallas. Health officials in the U.S. say they are confident that this case will not trigger a wider outbreak.
Protesters in Hong Kong are demanding universal suffrage. The latest protests coincide with the 65th anniversary of the People's Republic of China, a holiday.
Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill banning plastic grocery bags throughout the state. "This bill is a step in the right direction," he said. "We're the first to ban these bags, and we won't be the last."