Republican Gov. Rick Scott's campaign wanted organizers to cancel Wednesday night's debate if Democrat Charlie Crist was allowed to use a fan at his podium.
Eurozone fears are bubbling and the markets are unhappy about it. New data suggest the continent may be about to enter its third recession in six years.
Appearing at No. 13, The Map of Heaven examines people's near-death experiences alongside beliefs about the afterlife.
Someone, Alice McDermott's story of a young Irish-American woman in Brooklyn, appears at No. 9.
In Being Mortal, Atul Gawande argues against the premise that medical practitioners should always aim to extend life. It debuts at No. 3.
A wandering woman falls in love with a reverend in Marilynne Robinson's latest novel. Lila debuts at No. 2
The lists are compiled from weekly surveys of close to 500 independent bookstores nationwide.
In a new installment of our series on trade lingo, sky diving instructor Michael Snively defines "whuffo," "burble" and "horny gorilla."
The federal government will suspend funding while it reviews the potential risks and benefits of certain experiments with three viruses: SARS, MERS and influenza.
Audie Cornish speaks with Obiageli Ezekwesili, a former member of the Nigerian government and one of the leaders of the Bring Back Our Girls effort.
While the NBA is experimenting with shorter games, some players — including Lebron James — would like to see shorter seasons. Audie Cornish talks to sportswriter Stefan Fatsis.
Melissa Block speaks with Dr. Joanne Liu, president of Médecins Sans Frontières — or Doctors Without Borders. The group has taken the lead in the fight against Ebola in West Africa.
Audie Cornish speaks with Frank Ciulla about a poignant letter cherished by his family. It was written after his father was killed in the Lockerbie bombing in 1988.
The bridge park would connect two disparate parts of the city in hopes of sparking new life and knitting two communities.
Experts keep saying Ebola can't spread through the air but some Americans seem deeply skeptical.
The basic phenomenon of speaking, expressing meaning in words — and also that of copying or recording what we hear — is laid bare before our eyes by artist Alvin Lucier, says commentator Alva Noë.
Over the last few weeks, Islamic State fighters in Iraq have been on the offensive in Anbar province, just west of Baghdad. We look at the latest on efforts to drive back the extremists.
A look back at how the Ebola outbreak got to where it is today.
We issue a correction about a story on the teacher's union in Philadelphia and ask for listener questions about Ebola.
Audie Cornish talks to political commentators E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and Amy Holmes, anchor of The Hotlist on TheBlaze.com, about the politics of the Ebola crisis and midterm elections.