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The scientists who study humans and their cultures could help health care professionals treat people who are reasonably, desperately afraid, they argue.
Daniel Ortega is not the bombastic revolutionary of years past. He's toned down the rhetoric and his wife runs day-to-day operations. Critics say it's not unlike the regime he toppled 30 years ago.
Attorney General Eric Holder tells NPR's Carrie Johnson that he's sorry his parents couldn't see Obama's tribute to him on Thursday — and that his greatest regret hit home on a visit to Newtown.
This week, we've got clues for two words. Add a long A sound at the end of the first word to phonetically get the second one.
New businesses in Detroit are helping revitalize the economy. One of those new businesses is the Social Club Grooming Company, a barbershop/salon that promotes sustainability.
NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks to novelist Sarah Waters about her latest book, The Paying Guests. It's a historical novel and a lesbian love story, with a courtroom drama mixed in.
President Obama's approval rating ticked up slightly after launching air strikes in Iraq and Syria. NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks to Mara Liasson about what this could mean for the midterm elections.
President Obama did not seek permission from Congress to launch airstrikes last week. Legal experts and some lawmakers question how valid his claims for action are.
From the honky-tonk to the house of worship, country music legend Marty Stuart's got you covered. NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks to Stuart about his new double album, Saturday Night And Sunday Morning.
Engineering graduate student Jason Kerestes helped build a jetpack that would make it easier for soldiers to run a four-minute mile. He speaks with NPR's Linda Wertheimer about the project.
NPR's Linda Wertheimer speaks to Stephen Johnson about his new book and TV series, How We Got to Now. He looks at six innovations that he thinks shaped the modern world.
Russia's parliament, the Duma, approved a bill on Friday that would limit foreign ownership of Russian media to less than 20 percent.
Currently, there are about 100 refugees living in Afghanistan. But the country has no asylum laws, and the refugees are fighting for legal status or resettlement elsewhere.
A coalition of Arab countries has joined in the U.S. fight against the Islamic State. NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks to Abderrahim Foukara of Al Jazeera about how effective the coalition can be.
The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra was supposed to open its fall season last week but, in a scenario that has become familiar, contentious contract negotiations led to a lockout of musicians.
Catholic universities and hospitals argue they shouldn't have to offer contraceptive coverage, but many Catholic insurance companies have been making it available for years.
As the MLB enters the home stretch, four divisions have winners. In NCAA football, Slate.com's Mike Pesca tells NPR's Wade Goodwyn that Florida looks good in spite of Jameis Winston's suspension.
Given a five-letter word, insert two new letters between the second and third letters of the given word to complete a common seven-letter word.
Grammy-winning country singer Lee Ann Womack has a new album. NPR's Wade Goodwyn, a fellow Texan, speaks with her about The Way I'm Livin'.
When the Afghan presidential elections were held, each candidates proclaimed himself the winner. Correspondent Sean Carberry tells NPR's Wade Goodwyn a power-sharing deal has been hammered out.