For each question in this week's puzzle, you'll be given a word ending in the letter A. Anagram each of them to get a familiar word starting with A.
Carfentanil, a potent variation on fentanyl, is being blamed for a wave of opioid overdoses. In Cincinnati, the coroner, crime lab and first responders are struggling to keep up.
All this week on NPR, you'll hear the voices of people Studs Terkel interviewed in his book, Working. Among the interviews you'll hear this week are a telephone operator and hotel piano player.
Mendoza says she's often felt caught between cultures. But she's learned to embrace multiple identities simultaneously — and it shows in her music.
The first presidential debate of 2016 is Monday night in Hempstead, N.Y. It could be a major turning point in the race between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.
Donald Trump's campaign is not weighing down Republican Senate candidates across the country as Democrats had initially hoped. In Ohio, the GOP Senate candidate has a big lead over the Democrat.
As the baseball season enters the homestretch, Mike Pesca, host of The Gist podcast shares obscure baseball stats and somewhat dubious accomplishments with NPR's Rachel Martin.
A Washington state county is floating the idea of supervised clinics where people can inject heroin. King County's health officer Jeff Duchin tells NPR's Rachel Martin why he thinks it's a good idea.
NPR's Rachel Martin talks with conservative commentator Beth Myers and Democratic strategist Bill Burton about what they will be watching for in the first presidential debate on Monday.
Ted McDermott struggles with Alzheimer's, but loves to sing. His son Simon recorded the two of them singing a Carpool Karaoke. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Simon.
If you rely on an insight from your daily horoscopes, you may have been looking at the wrong sign this whole time.
Jaimi Hajzus was alarmed to learn that KKK fliers were dropped on lawns in her hometown of Coudersport, Pa. She tells NPR's Rachel Martin of a Facebook campaign to counter the hate group.
Leigh Bardugo's followup to her steampunky heist tale Six of Crows follows teenage criminal mastermind Kaz and his ragged crew as they take revenge for a betrayal and deal with a dangerous drug.
NPR's David Welna was recently hacked by a pro-Kremlin website when he applied for press credentials in Ukraine. He's hardly alone. But it's an issue the U.S. government is reluctant to discuss.
To get to school, the children must trek as many as four hours up and down a 2,600-ft. mountainside, relying on rickety ladders. Their families see their education as a way out of poverty.
This campaign cycle's primary debates grew heated as the contests on each side became more competitive but those debates map pale in comparison to Monday's general election debate.
More choice, no Common Core, and a gutting of the U.S. Education Department.
In advance of the first debate, a rundown of the Democratic presidential candidate's positions.
Do we really need to unplug to ensure the most satisfying vacations? Anthropologist Barbara J. King returns from Yellowstone National Park with with a qualified "no."
State authorities say they've captured the shooter who killed five people in a Burlington mall on Friday evening.