Camp Century was a research station and test site for deploying nuclear missiles before it was abandoned under the ice in the '60s. Scientists say pollutants left behind may spread as the ice melts.
The warm, wet summer months in Puerto Rico are the perfect breeding time for the mosquitoes that carry Zika virus. As the mosquitoes multiply there, so do the human cases of infection.
A stronger than expected jobs report from the Labor Department on Friday showed that employers added 255,000 jobs to payrolls in July. The unemployment rate held steady at 4.9 percent.
The former grand wizard is running for U.S. Senate in Louisiana. Duke tells NPR that, based on polling by his campaign, he believes he'll be supported by more than 75 percent of Donald Trump voters.
Ahead of the November election, courts have fairly consistently struck down new voting restrictions, culminating in some big wins for civil rights forces, especially in North Carolina and Texas.
While South Africans await final results in municipal elections, the ruling African National Congress, the party of Nelson Mandela, appears to be suffering a setback. Reporter Peter Granitz in Pretoria explains why these local elections are so important.
Medicaid and other health insurers require doctors to file time-consuming paperwork before allowing them to prescribe drugs that help people quit opioids. That delay fosters relapse, specialists say.
Fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad is set to become the first U.S. athlete to compete in the Olympic Games while wearing a hijab.
When the co-founder of Arena Stage in Washington, D.C., made her theater a nonprofit, hundreds of small regional stages followed suit. Fichandler died July 29 at the age of 91.
An analysis of pediatric clinical trials found that the results of almost a third of studies that were finished weren't published in medical journals. The lapses raise scientific and ethical concerns.