North Dakota and Colorado voters struck down the "personhood" measures, which would give legal rights to fetuses. But Tennessee's Amendment 1 passed with 53 percent of the vote.
Post-elections, Molly Antopol and Jason Sheehan reflect on the results by turning to their favorite political books, Elect Mr. Robinson for a Better World and Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail.
The 43 missing students were kidnapped in Iguala, Guererro. Suspects in the disappearance say the students were killed and their bodies burned in a large dump.
In Texas, more than 100 people had been monitored for the 21-day period that marks Ebola's incubation period.
Britain's Doctor Who series finishes its first season with new hero Peter Capaldi on Saturday. TV critic Eric Deggans says Capaldi's portrayal of the Doctor is often better than the stories he's in.
George Washington's Secret Six sheds light on a group of spies who played a key role in gathering intelligence during the American Revolution. It appears at No. 10.
A stranded astronaut struggles to survive on Mars with meager supplies in Andy Weir's The Martian. It appears at No. 5.
Actress-comedian Amy Poehler's new memoir, Yes Please, debuts at No. 1.
Anne Rice revisits the characters of her "Vampire Chronicles" series in Prince Lestat, which debuts at No. 3.
The lists are compiled from weekly surveys of close to 500 independent bookstores nationwide.
As a doula, Annette Perel's job is to counsel and support women through their pregnancies. This week, she lends Latino USA some words of wisdom.
Last month, over 100 Univision employees in Puerto Rico were fired; people flocked to social media to protest. We look at the role of social media in Puerto Rico.
Last month, the Catholic Church signaled no big changes on issues like divorce, birth control and gay relationships. We look at what this might mean for Latino Catholics.
We sit down to talk about some of this season's most powerful and controversial movies — including what they say about race.
Author Esmeralda Santiago had a stroke that affected her ability to read and write. She tells us how it happened and what it took to recover.
An on-the-ground report from Rochester, NY, where an alarming number of Latino and black babies die before they reach age one.
At a two-hour lunch meeting with leaders of both parties and both chambers, Obama said he would judge ideas not on whether they are from Democrats or Republicans, but on whether they work.
NPR film critic Bob Mondello gets blinded by science this week at the movies, what with The Theory of Everything, Interstellar, Big Hero 6 and some really cool black holes.
Nolan has been called the director that's single-handedly saving the blockbuster movie. Melissa Block talks to him about why he likes to take on big, complex ideas and weave them into human stories.