Hailed as a "national hero," Dr. Sheik Umar Khan has treated more than a hundred Ebola patients in Sierra Leone. Now the 39-year-old is fighting for his life in an isolation ward.
Even before the double calamity of its two downed flights, Malaysia Airlines was trying to adapt to momentous shifts in Asia's aviation industry. Now, it faces either bankruptcy or privatization.
Learn how to inject a Celtic core into your music library that reflects past and present, honors tradition and celebrates the spirit of innovation.
The Federal Aviation Administration banned flights to the region on Tuesday after a rocket landed about a mile from Ben Gurion International Airport.
When the police clamp down on female sex workers, the women may end up taking more risks — and making themselves more vulnerable to HIV.
The a capella group began in a college class and went on to find fame on a TV talent show. In this encore broadcast, the group performs and discusses juggling school and a future in music.
As Tell Me More enters its final weeks of production, host Michel Martin shares her favorite songs for the program's 'In Your Ear' series.
Host Michel Martin speaks with the directors of the National Museum of African Art and the National Museum of the American Indian. Both institutions are celebrating important anniversaries this year.
Many part-time workers have to manage unpredictable hours and schedules, which can take a toll on employees. Host Michel Martin learns about how some government officials are addressing the concern.
Tour de France cyclists need to eat up to 9,000 calories a day to maintain their health and weight during the race. But many teams hire chefs to elevate the meals to gourmet status.
A Beverly Hills auction house has an unusual fossil for sale. It's not an ancient animal. It's something an ancient animal left behind — and it's very, very long.
The two jets were downed less than a week after a Malaysia Airlines jet was shot down, killing 298 people.
New York and five other states are helping women on Medicaid get contraception immediately after giving birth. New moms can get an IUD or long-acting implant before leaving the hospital.
Hear the former Hüsker Dü and Sugar frontman play four songs from his latest solo album, Beauty and Ruin.
Also: a new short story by Zadie Smith; mermaid mythology.
More than two years after the luxury liner wrecked off the Italian island of Giglio, it is finally being moved to a salvage yard in the port of Genoa.
In the digital age, our online accounts don't die with us. A proposed law might determine what does happen to them. But the tech industry warns the measure could threaten the privacy of the deceased.
In an interview with NPR, the White House's Tony Blinken endorsed Israel's demand that before this conflict ends, Gaza must be demilitarized. That's a demand Hamas is unlikely to agree to.
Also: David Perdue won Georgia's GOP Senate nomination; a huge fire broke out at a North Dakota oil supply business; and L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling files a new lawsuit against the NBA.