One of the leading figures of the civil rights movement, Julian Bond, has died. NPR's Rachel Martin remembers him in a conversation with another giant of that era, Georgia Congressman John Lewis.
In the foothills of the Himalayas, Lobsang Phuntsok built the Jhamtse Gatsal Children's Community for kids from troubled backgrounds. It's the subject of a documentary, Tashi and the Monk.
Federal law requires insurance firms to cover treatment for addiction as they do treatment for other diseases. But some families say many drug users aren't getting the inpatient care they need.
Europe is dealing with its largest wave of displaced people since World War II — a quarter million migrants just this year. NPR's Rachel Martin gets the numbers from correspondent Ari Shapiro.
Bland, a black woman, was found dead last month in her jail cell. Since then, demonstrators have held vigils outside the jail where she was held. They say there's a limit to social media activism.
This past week saw a lot of changes in the world markets, with China's currency devaluation and approval of another Greek bailout. Economist Dambisa Moyo breaks down the latest news.
Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump all found themselves doing the same thing today — campaigning at the Iowa State Fair.
More Americans are using mizuko kuyo to grieve the loss of a child, whether it be from a miscarriage or an abortion. Those who participate say it helps them learn to balance love and loss.
Ten years after Hurricane Katrina flooded most of New Orleans, much progress has been made to rebuild the city. But black and white residents assess the recovery quite differently.
Myanmar's military toppled the chairman of the ruling party and fellow reformers this week — a sign that country may not be on the road to democracy as hoped.