Most of the state prison systems in the places that expanded Medicaid under Obamacare have come up short on enrolling exiting inmates, despite the fact that many of them are chronically ill.
In her first comments since her talk with Donald Trump, President Tsai Ing-wen says she does not foresee "major policy shifts." She spoke with Western journalists, including NPR's William Dobson.
How do you cope with parenting in the digital age? And how do you balance it all? How do you protect your kids, yet give them the freedom to create and explore.
NPR's annual, sortable book guide is here. And to mark the occasion, correspondent Lynn Neary talks about the year in fiction and shares a couple of her favorite new titles.
There's no evidence to support it, but the conspiracy theory that President Franklin Roosevelt knew beforehand about Pearl Harbor refuses to die, to the consternation of World War II historians.
An analysis of car accidents found that drivers who slept only five or six hours in the previous 24 had nearly twice the accident rate of drivers who slept a full seven hours or more.
In Liberia, a team of epidemiologists have to delay a criminal investigation, look the other way on illegal drug use and build trust to stop an outbreak of Ebola.
Vice President Joe Biden turned 74 last month and would 78 after the 2020 election. Biden decided against a run this past cycle, after losing his son Beau to cancer in 2015.
Sammy Lee, a Korean War veteran and the first American platform diver to win gold in consecutive Olympics, dies of pneumonia at the age of 96.
Italian archaeologists found a pair of mummified knees in Nefertari's tomb in 1904. For the first time, tests indicate that the knees belonged to the great queen herself.
There is currently no government regulation around the Internet of things, and Security technologist Bruce Schneier fears it will take a disaster for that to change.
Lambert's new release features 24 songs on 2 CDs. Critic Ken Tucker calls The Weight of These Wings a collection that "keeps on giving the deeper you get into it."
Nicole Maines and Kylar Broadus are both featured in the new HBO documentary. "We all come out publicly," Broadus says. "There is no hidden way to come out as a trans person."
Video visitation is growing in popularity at U.S. jails, but there's a catch. Many jails have ended in-person visits between inmates and their families as they adopt the new technology.
This week's two-hour mix from KCRW's Jason Bentley begins with a track by Anderson .Paak, KCRW's pick for best new artist of 2016.
A judge in South Carolina declared a mistrial in the police shooting case of Michael Slager. Slager was video taped shooting Walter Scott after he fled a traffic stop. Jurors deadlocked on Slager's guilt.
NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with French actress Isabelle Huppert about her film, Elle, and the range of characters she's played in over 40 years of acting.
The Supreme Court heard arguments Monday in cases testing whether lawmakers in Virginia and North Carolina weighed race too heavily in redrawing congressional districts following the 2010 census.
The historic organ of New York City's Trinity Church has been silent for 15 years. That's because Trinity is on Wall Street, and it was buried in dust and debris during the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Now the organ is in Georgia and has just been reconsecrated.
Following Donald Trump's election, the University of California system has announced it will not cooperate with federal immigration authorities or turn over records to the government regarding students in the country illegally. NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Janet Napolitano, president of the University of California and former secretary of Homeland Security.