"For-profit, for good" is the mantra of a handful of startups trying to make Philadelphia a social enterprise hub. One of those companies is a bike-delivery laundry service that's now expanding.
Correspondent Peter Kenyon tells NPR's Rachel Martin that voting is brisk in Sunday's presidential election in Ukraine — except in the east, where pro-Russian separatists have shut down polls.
NPR's Rachel Martin interviews Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., about whether the FBI should be investigating alleged criminal wrongdoing at the VA.
What do you do when a truck hauling 20 million bees crashes on the highway? NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Deborah Delaney, bee researcher and professor at the University of Delaware, to find out.
As Egyptians prepare for the presidential election Monday, NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Bothaina Kamel, who was Egypt's first female presidential candidate when she ran in 2011.
Egyptians go to the polls this week, and the front-runner is Abdel Fattah el-Sisi. His supporters say he'll bring order to the country, but others say Mohammed Morsi is still the legitimate president.
Shortages of basic foodstuffs have fueled months of protests against Venezuela's socialist government. Some food producers are smuggling food across the border to get higher prices.
Pope Francis visits Bethlehem on Sunday in the middle of a three-day trip to the Middle East. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to correspondent Emily Harris about the significance of the pope's visit.
Homelessness is not just an urban phenomenon. Desiree Wieczorek spent five months living in a makeshift camp with her family near the New York-Canada border. Then her school stepped in to help.
Memorial Day weekend kicks off the tourism season on the Jersey Shore, an area that's still rebuilding after Superstorm Sandy. At last, homeowners and businesses say, things are looking up.