Eating fruits, vegetables, grains and beans high in fiber can help keep us healthy. A study finds yet another benefit: Women on a high-fiber diet had a lower risk of developing breast cancer.
Egypt has vowed stricter enforcement of a law requiring foreign men to pay if they marry much younger women. Activists say the country enshrines a practice that amounts to sex trafficking.
About 40 years ago, Consuelo Hermosillo went to the hospital for an emergency cesarean section. Against her will, she left unable to have more children.
Some governments responded to the Zika epidemic by asking women to delay getting pregnant. Missionary doctor David Vanderpool says the reality for women in Zika-affected areas is far more complex.
To economists, the phrase means job seekers roughly equal job openings. Unemployment is at 5 percent, but depending on where you live, your race or your education level, you still might not find work.
Conditions are worsening in one ISIS-controlled area of Iraq. In pursuit of safety and stability, thousands of civilians are walking for days over the Hamrin Mountains, often without water or sleep.
With less than 24 hours before Iowans begin to caucus, NPR's Sam Sanders and Sarah McCammon give the latest on how the candidates are rallying their supporters.
As the presidential primaries kick off, Rachel Martin speaks with three young Republicans about what they want from the candidates in this election and for their Party in the future.
U.N.-brokered talks to end the Syrian civil war are taking place in Geneva, but so far the warring sides won't even be in the same room together. NPR's Peter Kenyon updates Rachel Martin.
Parents struggle with the balance of being a friend versus being a taskmaster. Their job, says Dr. Leonard Sax, is to "keep your child safe" and "give kids choices in some domains but not in others."