It's day six of the search and recovery operation at the site of the landslide in Oso, Washington. Ninety people are reported missing and that's left many families in limbo, waiting for news.
In the 1970s, the U.S. Dietary Goals advised Americans to cut back on fat and eat more carbs to lower the risk of heart disease. But some experts say this high-carb, low-fat diet helped fuel obesity.
In the weeks leading up to Tax Day on April 15, NPR will explore the topic of women and wealth. The stories and conversations will cover working, investing and sharing lessons about money.
With enrollment numbers lagging, residents getting bombarded with anti-ACA ads and a close Senate race serving as a backdrop, the state was the focus of a White House conference call Thursday.
Twenty years ago, many scientists didn't think that genes could cause diseases like cancer. The discovery of the BRCA gene for hereditary breast cancer changed that. Mary-Claire King tells how.
On the eve of President Obama's visit to Saudi Arabia, Robert Siegel speaks with Richard Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations. They discuss U.S.-Saudi relations and questions on Iran.
Voting rights activists say they're seeing a change in the debate this year — fewer new restrictions and, in some places, a hint of bipartisanship.
Two residents of Old Harbor, Alaska, recall the 9.2 earthquake that devastated the town 50 years ago Thursday. It remains the largest recorded earthquake in North America and the second in the world.
The actions stem from a scandal over cheating on proficiency exams at the 341st Missile Wing at Malmstrom Air Force Base in Montana.
A law firm says its investigation found no evidence that the Republican governor knew beforehand about lane closures that may have been aimed at hurting a Democratic mayor.