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Twenty percent of people who fall and break a hip after age 50 die within a year, and women are at greatest risk. But you can reduce the odds of falling. Here's how.

In a country that strives to protect work-life balance, there are calls to ban employers from sending work email after business hours. Some big companies are already doing that.

Unlike other exhaustive guides to Mexico's diverse regional foods, Mexico: The Cookbook was written by a Mexican. Margarita Carrillo's recipes aim for simplicity to lure American readers to explore.

Uruguay's audacious new law not only legalizes pot, it mandates that government grow and distribute it. Some say the government has pinched more than it can roll.

Millions are downloading and listening to podcasts. It's the source of original material and growing ad revenue. Apple's iTunes has 1 billion subscribers, and advertisers are seeing dollar signs.

Liberia has been a death zone for those exposed to the Ebola virus. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with correspondent Kelly McEvers about what she saw on the ground, and what she will find hard to forget.

Perceptions of what happened in Ferguson, Missouri, have broken down along racial lines. NPR's Rachel Martin talks with Slate writer Jamelle Bouie about the racial dimensions of the case.

Gun buyers are taking advantage of killer deals, with sales doubling this weekend. The FBI's Kimberly Del Greco tells NPR's Rachel Martin that means processing three background checks per second.

Many Syrians fleeing war hope to get to northern Europe. An increasingly popular route is across the Mediterranean to Greece. Those who make it safely often face dire conditions when they arrive.

Those who vaccinate children in Pakistan risk their lives. Correspondent Philip Reeves tells NPR's Rachel Martin that the Taliban is gunning down health workers, who are suspected of being spies.

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