Born With HIV, Building A Future - In high school, Cristina Pena was afraid to tell her boyfriend, Chris Ondaatje, that she was HIV-positive. She needn't have worried. More than a decade later, they're still together.
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 03:34:44 -0400
Sunni Discontent Fuels Growing Violence In Iraq's Anbar Province - Fed up with what they say is years of discrimination by the Shiite-led government, ordinary Sunnis have joined Islamist fighters. There are echoes of past conflicts, with a few important distinctions.
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 03:33:00 -0400
Six Words: 'Segregation Should Not Determine Our Future' - Central High School in Tuscaloosa, Ala., was once considered a model of desegregation. Today, the school's population is 99 percent black. One family's story underscores three generations of change.
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 03:31:00 -0400
Suspect Arrested In Kansas City Highway Shootings - Police in Grandview, Mo., arrested a suspect Thursday in a string of random vehicle shootings on Kansas City-area highways over the past few weeks. Three motorists have been wounded.
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 03:23:00 -0400
6 Killed, 9 Missing In Avalanche On Everest - An avalanche swept the slopes of Mount Everest on Friday along a route used to climb the world's highest peak. As soon as the avalanche hit, rescuers and fellow climbers rushed to help.
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 03:17:00 -0400
Transcript Shows Ferry Captain Delayed Evacuation - Fresh questions arose about whether quicker action by the captain of a doomed ferry could have saved lives. Rescuers scrambled to find hundreds of passengers still missing Friday and feared dead.
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 02:50:00 -0400
'Completely Unique': Cave-Dwelling Female Insects Have Penises - A team of international scientists have found four species of insects with reversed sex organs. The females' anatomy may have to do with their need for nutrients that only males produce.
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:34:00 -0400
Even Chimps Know That A Firm Bed Makes For Quality Sleep - A new study looking at the nests made by chimpanzees in Uganda found that they prefer a type of tree that gives them a firm and secure sleeping platform.
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:31:00 -0400
Tabasco And Beer-Flavored: Not Your Easter Bunny's Jelly Beans - On the eve of Easter and National Jelly Bean Day, let us probe the mysterious origins and unexpected ascendency of the humble candy. And to celebrate, we've sampled Jelly Belly's newest flavors.
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:21:00 -0400
Obama's Favorite County â€” At Least When It Comes To Giving Speeches - The president has visited Prince George's County, Md., four times this year. It is the most affluent county with an African-American majority. It also happens to be very close to the White House.
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:02:00 -0400
Chelsea Clinton Says She's Pregnant - The 34-year-old daughter of former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says she and husband Marc Mezvinsky are "very excited."
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:07:00 -0400
When Being Pregnant Also Means Being Out Of A Job - Thirty-six years after Congress passed the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, employers still have very different interpretations of what they're required to do to accommodate expectant mothers.
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:03:00 -0400
Nobel Prize-Winning Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dies At 87 - The Colombian-born author of One Hundred Years of Solitude had been in failing health for some time.
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:47:00 -0400
On Russian Call-in Show, Putin Maintains Hard Line Against West - Russian President Vladimir Putin says he hopes he won't have to move troops into Ukraine to protect the local Russian-speaking population, but he reserves the right to do so.
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:12:00 -0400
Search Continues For Nearly 300 Missing In South Korea Ferry Accident - The search continues for survivors and answers in the South Korean ferry disaster. NPR's Anthony Kuhn offers details on the latest developments.
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:04:36 -0400