The U.S., World Bank and private companies are announcing billions of dollars in investment in Africa. President Obama says the U.S. wants to be a good partner with Africa.
The most contentious issue in Tuesday's Missouri primary was the "right to farm" amendment. It is meant to protect farmers and ranchers from state laws that would change or outlaw current practices.
The U.S. Justice Department bashed the juvenile justice system in Shelby County, Tenn., in 2012. Now, Memphis courts are trying to find a way forward.
A phone network of families that spans continents is helping get the word out: To protect yourselves from Ebola, don't eat bush meat; get sick loved ones medical treatment and avoid their body fluids.
Commentator Frank Deford talks about the widely divergent age requirements in American sports leagues, and why there's no true minor league in football or basketball.
Children learn their most important lessons on the playground, not in the classroom, researchers say.
The veteran Kansas Republican senator defeated radiologist Milton Wolf, who fashioned himself in the mold of Texas GOP Sen. Ted Cruz.
Noah Ritter's interview at the Wayne County Fair is a wonder of stream-of-consciousness, heavily sprinkled with one word: "apparently."
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is spreading at a frightening rate. To find out why this outbreak has been so deadly and what may lie ahead, we spoke with science writer David Quammen.
NPR has confirmed that U.S. Army Major Gen. Harold Greene was killed in Tuesday's "green-on-blue" attack in Afghanistan. It was his first deployment to the country.