Thistle extract, carrot dye and fair trade labels aren't just for tea. Condoms with fair trade and vegan certifications are moving into a market dominated by Trojan and Durex.
The country's presidential election, which has been disputed for months, may finally be coming to an end. The two candidates are expected to sign a deal tomorrow that would create a unity government.
An estimated 3,000 zebras are grazing in American backyards. But would-be owners beware: they're not domesticated, and most can't easily be ridden. Plus, they can kick with lion-killing force.
The militant group calling itself the Islamic State released 49 hostages, most of them Turkish. NPR's Arun Rath talks to NPR Middle East Correspondent Deborah Amos about what the release signals.
The skeleton lay buried in a gravel pit for tens of thousands of years. This week, paleontologists carefully transported the last and largest section to the Perot Museum of Nature and Science.
The Oscar and Grammy Award-winning R&B singer says her new album, JHUD, has more energy than her previous ballad-heavy albums, and expresses more of her "everyday person."
The soccer podcast Men In Blazers started out as a modest Grantland podcast, then blew up when ESPN included them during World Cup coverage. As hosts Michael Davies and Roger Bennett tell NPR's Arun Rath, they'll soon have their own show on NBC Sports.
Natasha Balac runs a two-day boot camp out of the San Diego Supercomputer Center for people from all types of industries to learn the tools and algorithms to help them analyze data and spot patterns in their work.
It's been a rough couple of weeks for the NFL and the entire sport of football. What are fans and parents of young football players thinking and saying about the sport they love.
NPR's Arun Rath talks to Gyude Moore, deputy chief of staff to Liberia's president, who recently wrote a passionate open letter appealing for urgent help to aid those suffering from Ebola in Monrovia.
Germany has chosen not to arm Syrian rebels in the fight against ISIS. NPR's Arun Rath talks to German Ambassador to the United States Peter Wittig about what led to the decision.
Gail Sheehy is famous for her in-depth profiles of influential people, as well as her 1976 book on common adult life crises. Now she turns her eye inward, in her new memoir Daring: My Passages.
As the U.S. begins to arm and train Syrian rebels, here's a look at the very mixed record of U.S. support for rebel movements from Angola to Afghanistan.
It reportedly took more than an hour to get through the line around the Baltimore stadium. ESPN is reporting on what it calls "a pattern of misinformation and misdirection" by the team and the NFL.
San Diego officials had said the 18-ton MRAP would be used only as a rescue vehicle, in extreme circumstances — but that didn't satisfy the plan's critics.
Pope Francis has appointed Bishop Blase Cupich of Spokane, Wash., to succeed Cardinal Francis George, 77, a conservative who has spoken out on many social issues in his 17 years in the post.
Republicans have won every statewide office in Texas for 20 years, but the growing Hispanic population tends to vote Democrat, and the GOP's survival may depend on recruiting Hispanic supporters.
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