People who took acetaminophen responded less strongly to happy or sad photos in a small study. It's one of several studies suggesting that there's an overlap with pain and other feelings.
Ned Parker has covered Iraq for more than a decade. But the Reuters bureau chief abruptly left the country last week after a report of human rights abuses prompted threats from a Shiite paramilitary.
A little MRI video seems to settle the decades-old debate about that loud pop of the joints: It's all about bubbles. But imagine an air bag inflating, not the bursting of a balloon.
The European Union has been looking into whether Google favors its own products in online searches. EU officials have filed a complaint against Google. The tech giant has not yet formally responded.
A friend took Julianne White for a plane ride. In a field below, Noah Matthews had written in 450-foot letters: Prom? She said yes.
It's hard to get politicians to see eye to eye. But it in Minnesota's state Senate, it's actually against the rules. The latest effort to change the rule failed.
Jail terms were given to most Atlanta educators on Tuesday, who were convicted this month of conspiring to cheat on state tests to earn raises and bonuses. Steve Inskeep talks about the scandal with Rachel Aviv, a writer with "The New Yorker."
On Tuesday's program, we offered some tried but apparently no longer true advice for listeners who drive. Steve Inskeep and Renee Montagne explain why "9 and 3" is the new "10 and 2."
Hillary Clinton says she is running for president because "Americans and their families need a champion." That's the message she is trying to convey in her first trip to Iowa since announcing her candidacy.
It was a day of demonstrations in cities across the nation on Tuesday. The turnout and tone of the protests organized with the Black Lives Matter movement was varied.
A Senate committee voted for a bill that gives Congress a review of the Iran nuclear accord. The president had threatened to veto such a bill but it was amended to address some of his objections.
When your Peeps have gone stale, it's time to donate their marshmallow bodies to science — specifically, for measuring the speed of light.
In a meeting with Iraq's prime minister at the White House on Tuesday, President Obama had a warning for Iran — as that country wades into the battle against the self-proclaimed Islamic State in Iraq.
After Robert Kobus alerted his bosses at the FBI to improper payroll practices, he was transferred to an office where he sat alone. He says the agency isolated and retaliated against him.
Baseball players' arms are becoming more like football players' heads — subject to frequent injury and in need of immobilizing surgery.
Italy is sending a high-tech espresso machine to the International Space Station. And NASA is worried it might be too popular.
Radio is king in North Dakota. Morning Edition talks to a liberal radio host, and a conservative small business owner who listens to him — though he doesn't always like what he hears.
Martha and Alvaro Galvis were wounded in 2013's bombing of the Boston Marathon. One of the hardest things to deal with, they say, is the feeling that something random and scary could happen again.
What's a fair way to divide up California's scarce water? The current system relies heavily on history: Some farmers will get water, others won't, simply based on when their land was first irrigated.
On the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln's death, historian Terry Alford explores John Wilkes Booth's life and how the assassination affected his family.