An attack at a synagogue in Jerusalem on Tuesday, left five dead, and many others wounded. Assailants, armed with guns, knives, and axes, attacked during morning prayers. Three U.S. citizens were among those killed, including Kansas City native Rabbi Kalman Levine.
Residents opened their doors to find walls of snow. Since it's only November, those die-hard souls should probably brace for more bad weather.
The newest version of Band Aid's "Do They Know It's Christmas" raised a $1 million within a few minutes of its release on Tuesday. Critics say the song still sends the wrong message about Africa.
Much of the House Democratic leadership is getting along in years, with little prospects for change even after suffering big losses this past election.
All 45 Republicans were on board, but the bill fell short of just one Democrat. It's a project President Obama has not been a fan of.
Since residents couldn't stop the annual march, officials had it sponsored. For every mile the Nazis marched, companies donated to a support group for neo-Nazis who want out.
The century old daily has asked for volunteers in the newsroom after a cost-cutting change in distributors. The job description for reporters, in addition to reporting, distribute up to 600 papers.
Ppolice carried out a court order and peacefully cleared a small section of democracy protesters in downtown. But the bulk of the protest camp remains. The city's protests are nearly 2 months old.
One challenge in evaluating the effectiveness of different medical procedures, is that patients behave differently after different procedures. Is this true for patients getting heart surgery?
Dr. Martin Salia died at Nebraska Medical Center after being evacuated from Sierra Leone, where he worked as a surgeon in several hospitals. Mourners gathered at 1 of the hospitals where he worked.
NPR's Michele Norris concludes her conversation with Marc Quarles of Pacific Grove, California. His six words submission to The Race Card Project: "With Kids, I'm Dad. Alone: Thug."
Americans eat only about half of the meat produced by farm animals. But instead of wasting pounds of uneaten meat, meatpackers re-use the rest to produce everything from pet food to lubricants to pharmaceuticals — in a process known as rendering. As part of our series on food waste, we visit a slaughterhouse and rendering facility to examine what some call the original recycling industry.
Retired NBA player Yao Ming has embarked on a mission to stop the poaching of elephants and rhinos in Africa. His goal is to convince people in his native China not to buy ivory. Yao stars in the upcoming documentary "Saving Africa's Giants With Yao Ming."
Electricity rates in Michigan's Upper Peninsula could go up next month as much as 30 percent. That's because residents might have to start paying to keep a coal plant open that isn't needed anymore.
Renee Montagne and Steve Inskeep report on two living children of Civil War veterans.
Steve Inskeep talks to Syrian filmmaker Saeed Albatal, which is a pseudonym he uses because he lives in a war zone. He paints a picture of what daily life is like.
French officials have confirmed that at least one Frenchman appears in a video that shows the beheaded bodies of an American aid worker and 18 Syrian soldiers. The discovery has heightened fears over the increasing number of young Europeans going to Syria to fight with extremists.
We rarely hear from the Syrian civilians trapped by the country's civil war. NPR's Steve Inskeep speaks to a Syrian filmmaker and photographer who describes life in a rebel enclave outside Damascus.
The second round of buying health insurance on the Affordable Care Act exchanges has started. Health officials say Native Americans may have much to gain by buying insurance there.
Kurdish businessman Shihab Shihab decided he'd like to live in the White House. So he is building a 32,000-feet version of the U.S. presidential residence in Erbil, near the raging war against ISIS.