Much has been made of the need for young, healthy people to sign up if the Affordable Care Act is going to work. But it may be that the key word here is not young, but healthy. Insurance companies get paid more for older people, regardless of their health.
A huge explosion outside a security headquarters killed at least four people and wounded dozens. Two smaller explosions later left at least one more person dead. Cairo is on edge this weekend, which marks the third anniversary of protests that led to the toppling of President Hosni Mubarak's regime.
Peace talks in Geneva have begun, but it's been a fitful start. The two sides can't agree on where to begin the discussions, and on Friday didn't even sit down in the same room.
In January 1984, Apple aired one of most iconic commercials in Super Bowl history — introducing the Macintosh computer. The marketing helped position Apple as a plucky upstart, and the machine fundamentally changed the way people interacted with computers.
Marlise Munoz's husband says she is brain-dead and the health of the fetus in question, but the hospital says state law compels it to keep the woman alive. A judge hears the case Friday.
Most people born with the genetic CHARGE syndrome don't live past age 5. Alexis D'Luna lived until she was 25 years old and, as her family explains, filled those years with her boundless energy.
NPR's Lisa Chow was in the car for about an hour, rolling around Manhattan in the middle of a snowstorm. She got the car through Uber, the new service that charges more when demand spikes.
Two weeks before the Winter Olympics, Russian security forces are reportedly searching for potential suicide bombers, at least one of whom may already be in the host city of Sochi. The suspects are thought to be linked to Islamist militants who want to create a fundamentalist Muslim state in Russia's North Caucasus Mountains.
The retirement of Republican Sen. Saxby Chambliss has unleashed a scramble for the job. Eight Republicans are trying to out-conservative one another in battling for the nomination. And Michelle Nunn, the daughter of former Sen. Sam Nunn, has emerged as the likely Democratic nominee.
Not that long ago, female elite athletes thought they had to retire if they wanted to have kids. Now, they're competing throughout pregnancies and getting right back to training once they deliver. In some cases, they're even making the most out of sponsorship deals they might have once lost.