The "nightmare scenario," says policy analyst Frederic Wehrey, is that some of an estimated 20,000 such missiles fall into the wrong hands.
The growing popularity of the thick and tangy dairy product is changing consumer tastes and the yogurt industry. Food industry analysts predict Greek yogurt sales will reach $1.5 billion this year.
The Senate Finance Committee chairman angered many liberal Democrats during the health care negotiations, when he took the public option off the table in a failed attempt to appeal to the GOP. Analysts say his place on the bipartisan deficit...
Drug companies are taking down Facebook pages that refer to prescription drugs, fearing the ire of the FDA. But patients may lose out if they can't ask companies about how to use their products.
Half of one of the 1950's most successful songwriting duos died in Los Angeles Monday. He was 78.
The Syrian city of Hama has been a center of anti-government protests. It was recently the site of what activists are calling the Ramadan massacre, in which a hundred protesters were reportedly killed. NPR's Kelly McEvers was part of a...
The rebel charge into Libya's capital on Sunday made it appear that the collapse of Moammar Gadhafi's regime was immient. But NPR's Lourdes Garcia Navarro ventured into Tripoli on Monday and found a city that was still hotly contested.
Ninety-seven percent of OB-GYNs see patients wanting an abortion, but only 14 percent of the doctors perform them, a nationwide survey of finds. Religious affiliation is one factor that has a bearing on whether a doctor will or won't provide...
A powerful new 570-megapixel digital camera is headed to Chile, where it will help scientists explore the mysteries of dark energy which seems to be making the expansion of our universe speed up. The camera will peer out at faint galaxies at the...
The rebels claimed Saif was under arrest. But a new video showing Libya's heir apparent on the streets of Tripoli contradicts that claim. Saif said his father was OK and that he was in Tripoli.