U.S. health insurance premiums are projected to rise by an average of 25 percent next year, prompting some pundits to forecast a "death spiral" for the Affordable Care Act.
Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Joe Hernandez of Here & Now contributor WHYY about what more to expect.
With the election just over a week away, economists and investors appear to share the political anxiety dogging voters across the country.
According to University of Michigan professor Tiya Miles, ghost tours in the South often use stories of slaves to sell tickets.
Sunday's quake was a magnitude 6.6 and struck near the central region of the country where nearly 300 people were killed by a quake in August.
The Cubs kept their hopes alive for the team's first championship since 1908 with a Game 5 win over the Indians last night in Chicago.
There are now more than 43 million unpaid caregivers in the United States, mostly adult children taking care of aging parents.
In South America, more rain and colder temperatures than usual have contributed to an expected 35 percent decrease in wine output in Argentina.
It's unknown how long the FBI will take to review newly-discovered emails that appear to be pertinent to its investigation of Hillary Clinton's private home server.
Hear tracks from M83, Tycho, Little Dragon and more in a two-hour mix from KCRW's Jason Bentley.
Pope Francis is kicking off a yearlong commemoration of the split between Catholics and Lutherans by calling for Christians to stand together against persecution.
Just in time for Día de los Muertos, here are 12 versions of an old song that still frightens. Hear "La Llorona" performed by Chavela Vargas, Lila Downs, Mariachi Flor de Toloache and more.
Since a federal parity law was enacted in 2008, health insurers and employers have made progress toward improving coverage for mental health and substance abuse. But enforcement has been lax.
Altogether, some 2 billion children worldwide are breathing air that has been deemed a "long term hazard," a report finds. Pollution contributes to around 600,000 deaths annually of kids under age 5.
New Delhi suffers from intense air pollution every winter. On Monday, the stifling smog was particularly acute — in part because of the countless firecrackers set off for Diwali this weekend.
Also: Italy suffers a new earthquake; a suspect wanted in an Oklahoma manhunt is killed in a shootout; and the Chicago Cubs beat the Cleveland Indians 3-2 in Game Five of the World Series.
Grandaddy will release its first new album in more than a decade next year. It's called Last Place and is due out March 3 on Danger Mouse's 30th Century Records.
A Burger King in Queens covered itself with a ghostly white sheet reading "McDonald's" in spray paint and golden arches above the eye holes.
Americans are often chastised for what we eat. Now we're getting a pat on the back. A new report finds seafood consumption is up by nearly a pound from the previous year, the biggest leap in 20 years.
Two miners escaped, and crews are currently working to rescue the 33 other miners believed to be trapped underground, NPR's Rob Schmitz reports.