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NPR's Kelly McEvers spoke with Jelani Cobb, who has charted the genesis and evolution of the Black Lives Matter movement.

The 35-room limestone mansion is so decrepit that there have been calls for its demolition. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau refuses to live there. The big question: what to do with the place?

Apartment buildings are going up all over Manhattan, but it's harder than ever to find an affordable place to live in New York. It's a scene played out nationwide as rents soar and wages stall.

Recent forecasts for global growth have been ratcheted down, even as oil prices sink lower and put more money in consumers' wallets. Economists see several factors changing things.

The classically-trained composer was The Beatles' closest collaborator throughout the 1960s, producing virtually all their music. Music critics agree they wouldn't have been The Beatles without him.

It's rare for researchers to share their data as they work, but scientists in Wisconsin are reporting on their Zika virus experiments in real time. They say it's critical for stopping the virus.

The tap draws from Lake Huron. Eatery owners have bought ice, bottles and expensive filters. Large signs in windows post lead-free test results. But diners in this Michigan city are still leery.

French criminologist Alphonse Bertillon wasn't the first to introduce mug shots to police, but he standardized how they were taken and added the profile shot to zero in on a suspect's unique features.

On Wednesday in South Korea, a Google AI program will take on a top-level player in the ancient game of Go. Here's what you need to know.

At the height of her addiction to heroin, Tracey Helton Mitchell lived in an alley and sold her body. Now she works as an addiction specialist helping others. Her new memoir is The Big Fix.




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