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Inside An Ebola Kit: A Little Chlorine And A Lot Of Hope

The Ebola epidemic is growing exponentially. And clinics don't have space for patients. So the U.S. government is giving families kits for treating people at home. Will this help slow the epidemic?

Examining Bill Cosby's Legacy As 'The Cosby Show' Turns 30

On the anniversary of the iconic series, NPR's Eric Deggans talks with the author of a new Bill Cosby biography about how the show and the comedian have shaped perceptions of black families.

Social Media Get The Right Stuff To India's Flood Victims

Waters rose as high as two and three stories in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. People were trapped. They needed supplies, and #jkfloodrelief came to the rescue.

Garth Brooks: Back To Atlanta After 20 Years

Country music legend Garth Brooks returns to Atlanta after a long hiatus. His performance Friday with wife, Georgia native Trisha Yearwood, is the first of seven upcoming shows in Atlanta —– the first in Atlanta in nearly 20 years. GPB’s “All Things Considered” host Rickey Bevington sat down with Brooks to talk about his return to the city

Sierra Leone: Where Colin Powell Felt His Roots

The West African nation is in the news today because of the tragic Ebola outbreak. It once played a part in another tragedy: the U.S. slave trade.

Should The U.S. Pay Ransom For ISIS Hostages?

Videotaped murders by Islamic State have sparked outrage around the world. But while some European countries have paid ransom to retrieve victims taken by ISIS, Britain and the U.S. have not.

Autopsy for Police Involved Shooting Scheduled for Friday (VIDEO)

State Agency awaits autopsy for police-involved shooting that left a black Savannah resident dead.

How To Get Children To Behave Without Hitting Them

Most parents say they have used corporal punishment. But there's abundant evidence that it doesn't improve behavior over time. Changing how parents talk to children does work, but it takes practice.

Around The World In 8 Hospital Meals

From tasty tempura to gross gruel, hospital meals across the globe vary wildly. Highbrow institutions in China and India have long served top-notch food. U.S. hospitals are starting to follow suit.

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