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Bomb Techs Work Through 'Dark Spots' To Brighter Lives

In an update to a 2011 StoryCorps interview, retired Army Sgt. 1st Class Max Voelz, whose wife died disarming an IED, and Sgt. Mary Dague, who lost both arms in Iraq, both say they are happy now.

Ukraine Says Russia Is Sending Tanks, Artillery Across The Border

The alleged movement continues to put into question a ceasefire that went into effect in September. It also comes after separatists held elections and Russia recognized them.

Guinea Is Seeing More Ebola Cases: Can The Trend Be Stopped?

The country where the outbreak began is now seeing an uptick in the number of new patients. Marc Poncin of Doctors Without Borders explains why and what's being done to bring things under control.

Pythagoras' iPhone: Is Listening A Lost Classroom Art?

We began our 50 Great Teachers series with a look at Socrates, which raised a question: Do educators focus enough on teaching students how to listen?

Scientist Who Invented CorningWare Glass Dies At 99

S. Donald Stookey created a synthetic ceramic glass in 1952 the fortuitous outcome of an experiment gone wrong.

Electronic Medical Records, Built For Efficiency, Often Backfire

Computerized prescription orders are one real advantage. Clicking checkboxes on screen after screen not so much.

Happy Birthday, 'Morning Edition!' Member Station Hosts Celebrate

We're celebrating our 35th birthday this week with family. Here's to our hosts at member stations around the country. Thanks for making us look and sound so good.

How A Tilt Toward Safety Stopped A Scientist's Virus Research

The U.S. government has stopped some experiments with dangerous viruses, saying the risks need to be reconsidered. Key work in one scientist's lab has been halted.