Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone were just starting to see economic progress after years of conflict. The blow of Ebola, says the World Bank, could be "catastrophic."
The eruption has been going for weeks. So far it hasn't been catastrophic, but it has been creating new ground.
You'd think that mosquitoes wouldn't like drought, but that's not what's happening in California, where stagnant water breeds more mosquitoes. Cases of West Nile virus have doubled since last year.
As the availability of mental health services has declined, many police departments have trained Crisis Intervention Teams to respond to people with mental illness.
Nobody looks forward to sitting in the waiting room. So some hospitals are trying to improve customer satisfaction by offering online appointments. The pitch: "Wait for the ER from home."
The man was captured just hours after the Islamic State called on its followers to launch attacks against French citizens.
The Pentagon said it had used fighter, bomber and Tomahawk missiles during the mission launched on Monday.
As the fall TV season begins this week, NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans gives his picks on new shows to watch and a few to avoid (or hate watch, if you like).
The Treasury said corporations were increasingly moving their parent companies overseas to dodge U.S. taxes. The Treasury said the practice erodes the tax base.