In an election year marked by vitriol toward the Muslim community, some mosques are urging their worshipers to vote. To do so, they're borrowing a strategy used by African-American churches.
Since 1979, the federal government has urged daily flossing. But the recommendation was recently removed from U.S. dietary guidelines after health advisers found the evidence of benefits to be weak.
Turkey abolished capital punishment in 2004. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says public demand for restoring it can't be ignored. But doing so would hurt Turkey's bid to join the EU.
The report comes after a joint investigation by NPR and PBS' Frontline that uncovered how private insurance companies in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy were profiting while homeowners suffered.
Renee Montagne speaks with Washington Post reporter Missy Ryan about the American airstrikes targeting ISIS in Libya. The strikes, launched Monday, hit the coastal town of Sirte, an ISIS stronghold.
In California's Joshua Tree National Park, scientists say the quirky trees are in trouble. The National Park Service is looking for ways to save them for future visitors to experience.
Tens of thousands of tourists arrive in Rio this week for Friday's opening of the Olympics amid a surge in crime, concerns over Zika, and reports that the host city might not be ready for prime time.
The rush of victory or crush of defeat in the Olympics can flash by very quickly. But if you slow those moments down, there's a lot to learn about human behavior.
"This is the most complicated takeover, not only on the planet, but in history," says Max Stier, president of the Partnership For Public Service.
A farmer in Spain makes foie gras from wild geese who gorge themselves naturally on acorns and olives. New York chef Dan Barber describes tasting it as "the best culinary experience of my life."