Mayor Ed Murray has declared a state of emergency and channeled some one-time funding to more shelter beds. But he's been criticized for ramping up the sweeps of homeless camps at the same time.
Can the spread of the Zika virus be curtailed by eliminating mosquitoes that carry it? Professor Anthony James of UC Irvine discusses the consequences of pesticides to our health and on the ecosystem.
Thousands of refugee children are traveling alone through Europe. A 30-year-old woman helps some who arrive on the Greek island of Lesbos, a main gateway into the European Union for asylum-seekers.
Heidi Cruz has been one of the most visible spouses on the campaign trail this year, appearing alongside her husband, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, and campaigning solo on his behalf.
Angelique Kerber beat Serena Williams to win the Australian Open. Howard Bryant of ESPN.com and ESPN the magazine tells NPR's Scott Simon how Kerber pulled off her upset, and about a scandal in the NHL.
Police in Amsterdam responded in full force to a man singing along to an opera playing in his headphones, because they thought his life was in danger. After kicking in the door, they all had a good laugh.
One strain of dog flu causing outbreaks in the U.S. appears to be especially contagious, making it likely more dogs than usual will get sick, veterinarians say. Still, 90 percent of cases are mild.
Project Nourished uses a variety of tricks to fool the mind into thinking it's eating. The goal: to let us consume our favorite tastes without unwanted extras — like food allergens or just calories.
The FBI said the video shows 54-year-old Robert "LaVoy" Finicum reaching for a handgun as police approach him. Finicum was shot and killed by Oregon State Police troopers.
The ABC News correspondent was almost killed in Iraq 10 years ago. His recovery and return to network journalism beat all the odds.