The hurricane virtually flattened the entire town, destroying or damaging nearly every home. Rebuilding efforts took another hit in 2010 with the BP oil spill.
The NBA superstar's brand is one of many mired in copyright trouble in China. An unrelated shoe company with an Air Jordan-esque name and logo is making millions — and under Chinese law, it's legal.
Thousands of Brazilians demonstrated in protests across the country Sunday. Many called for the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff, who has become increasingly unpopular.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's campaign has stepped up its response to the investigation into the private email server she used while secretary of state.
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.