Students at Roosevelt High School in Chicago are boycotting the free cafeteria food, which they say is unhealthy. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with reporter Monica Eng in Chicago.
Anti-Muslim sentiment is on the rise, and Muslim women wearing hijabs can be particularly vulnerable. That has prompted two women in New York to organize an all-female class for observant Muslims.
Middlemen, messy currencies and questions galore allude to the price of banking in Cuba — but that's not stopping Stonegate, the first to offer customers a debit card they can use across the strait.
The book's outside cover boasted poems by a disgraced writer. But inside was page after page of handwritten recipes for alcohol — the secretly preserved know-how of a Prohibition-era doctor.
For a generation of young Spaniards, temporary employment has become the new normal. As voters head to the polls on Sunday, many are wondering if that should really count as recovery.
Lawmakers tried to rein in ticketing after the protests that followed Michael Brown's death. But small, predominantly African-American communities may take a bigger hit than cities like Ferguson.
San Diego County is successfully revamping its juvenile justice system: The number of children in detention is down by nearly half from just six years ago. How are kids diverted from a life of crime?
During the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, open-air pits were used to incinerate refuse including plastics and human waste. Now, U.S. veterans are claiming these burn pits caused chronic ailments.
Three faith communities in Omaha, Neb. — one Christian, one Jewish, one Muslim — are leaving their old places of worship and building a new, single campus for their mosque, synagogue and church.
Congress looks set to repeal requirements for country-of-origin labels on packages of meat at the grocery store. The labels declare where an animal was born, raised and slaughtered.