In the film, Fort Bliss, a sergeant serving in Afghanistan struggles between her duties as a mother and as a soldier. NPR's Wade Goodwyn speaks with director Claudia Meyers about her latest movie.
The attack killed one trooper and left another wounded, police say. The troopers were shot at a barracks in Pike County, northeast Pennsylvania.
U.S. aid is beginning to flow into the countries fighting the deadly virus. But while protective equipment and food supplies are vital, what's really needed now are health workers.
More young people are trying their hand at farming, hoping to make a living out of it. But, as it turns out, passion and grit are just a few of the prerequisites for success.
The shooting occurred at about 11 p.m. Friday at the barracks in Pike County's Blooming Grove, about 35 miles east of Scranton.
Jeff Lucey deployed to Iraq with the Marines in 2003. He returned home later that year, and initially, all seemed well. But it slowly became apparent that Jeff was struggling with invisible wounds.
The Daily Show correspondent will become the first black co-anchor of Saturday Night Live's "Weekend Update." NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says his hire could help diversify comedy well beyond NBC.
In our weekly roundup, the battle against big cable showed up on many of our favorite websites. And Apple's new mobile payment system and watch announcement made it a big week for tech news.
There are no winners in Joseph O'Neill's new novel The Dog, just a long downward spiral into stalemate as the nameless narrator flees a bad breakup and gets mired in shady financial dealings in Dubai.
The center reopens to after a two-year, $12.5 million renovation. It provides a window into the White House and the first family that calls it home.
Ugh, all of those notes. What's a listener to do when music no longer soothes, enthralls or excites the way it once did?
"The reliance on air power has all of the attraction of casual sex: It seems to offer gratification but with very little commitment," retired Gen. Michael Hayden told US News.
We pay for an amazing amount of stuff on the internet with our personal data. Today on the show: The story of two people trying to create online services that won't collect any data at all.
The charges relate to reckless or negligent injury to his 11-year-old son, who was visiting the Minnesota Vikings running back in Texas in May.
Next week the people of Scotland vote on whether to become independent from the U.K. Author Marie Mutsuki Mockett recommends a book that illuminates the Scottish psyche, Iain Banks' The Crow Road.
Maria Hinojosa weighs in on the child refugee crisis and her experience covering Central American immigrants.
Latino USA takes a look at how the media handled the child refugee crisis story.
Migrants rely on smugglers, also called 'coyotes,' to cross the border. Producer Camilo Vargas explains how coyotes operate with the story of a Honduran teenager who came to the U.S. this year.
Academy Award-nominated Guatemalan filmmaker Luis Argueta was in Guatemala when the child refugee crisis story broke out. He shares with us what he saw and testimonials of children who were deported.
In the '90s, Los Angeles deported undocumented members of the MS-13 street gang to Central America. Now, gang violence in Central America has been a major factor causing children to flee for the U.S.