Nigeria announced a cease-fire with extremists almost two weeks ago, but the killings, kidnappings and bombings have continued. Nigerians still await the freedom of the schoolgirls abducted in April.
Lava has been flowing toward the small town of Pahoa on Hawaii's Big Island since June and is oozing closer to dozens of homes. Renee Montagne speaks to Hawaii Public Radio's Molly Solomon about the eruption and how prepared residents are.
In addition to two more films in the Avengers series, Marvel has announced its next round of movies until 2019, featuring characters like The Black Panther, Dr. Strange and Captain Marvel.
Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno announced that all soldiers going to the Ebola region in West Africa would go through three weeks of monitoring, even though the soldiers will not have had contact with patients. Secretary Chuck Hagel is now reviewing the policy.
President Obama is campaigning only where he can help — not hurt — Democratic candidates. That isn't very many places. But it does include some governor's races, like in Wisconsin.
The Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 10-0 in Game 6 of the World Series, pushing the battle on to Wednesday for the final game. David Greene gets the news from NPR's Tom Goldman.
Many national figures in the Republican Party have been trying to give GOP candidates a boost in competitive races — and potentially help their own future presidential ambitions. Renee Montagne checks in with NPR's Don Gonyea, who's been keeping tabs on who's out on the trail.
When Russia took over the Ukrainian peninsula, Crimea, the government said it would respect the rights of ethnic minorities — like the Sunni Muslim Tatars. But some young Tatar men have gone missing, and the disappearances are causing anxiety in Tatar communities.
The same Atlanta hospital that treated the first U.S. Ebola patient in August discharged its fourth patient Tuesday. All survived. Patients in isolation need extra emotional support, the team says.
Commentator Frank Deford says the Fall Classic could boost its sagging ratings by scheduling games early enough for people in the Eastern and Central Time Zones to see the end.
An investigation by NPR and ProPublica reveals how the Red Cross increased its focus on public relations while it struggled to meet basic needs of storm victims.
It's been 2,400 years since he taught his last class, but the teaching method Socrates created, and that bears his name, lives on today.
That's what federal agents did earlier this year to see if gamblers staying in Las Vegas were running a sportsbook operation. Agents lacked evidence for a warrant. Courts are considering the case.
Love them or hate them, those tiny smileys and symbols called emojis can be put to practical use. The search engine Bing now lets you search with the characters.
A mayor in Italy is inviting his citizens to share their ideas over breakfast. Pino Palmieri asked residents of Roscigno to meet him at the town's main bar. He's using his own dough to pay the tab.
The New England Journal of Medicine published an editorial against quarantining people who have worked with Ebola patients in Africa. Renee Montagne speaks with Dr. Lindsey Baden, one of the authors.
On Nov. 6, President Obama will award a long-delayed Medal of Honor to Army 1st Lt. Alonzo H. Cushing, who fought in the Civil War. Advocates have lobbied for years on his behalf.
Since Russia took over Crimea this spring, many Crimeans have gladly switched their passports from Ukrainian to Russian. But not everyone is so eager to become a Russian citizen.
In two years since releasing his major label debut, good kid, m.A.A.d. city, Lamar has moved into hip-hop's spotlight full time. Microphone Check's Frannie Kelley and Ali Shaheed Muhammad explain why.
Low-income residents looking for a home may qualify for vouchers. The Chicago Housing Authority has opened its waiting list for the first time in years, and advocates say that's a welcome turnaround.