Some in Congress want to suspend U.S. aid to Pakistan. But U.S. military commanders are concerned about the potential effect on the war in Afghanistan. The primary route keeping about 140,000 NATO troops supplied with...
For him and many others, it's "an instinctive desire to replicate or try to reestablish the beauty of nature," says the organizer of the just-finished World Taxidermy & Fish Carving Championships.
NPR's John Burnett recently picked up hitchhiker Dereck "Chip" Williams, 23, in west Texas. Williams, who was on his way to British Columbia with a backpack and a new fiddle, says it's good for a hitchhiker to smile: "You...
Nursing degrees have long been touted as the golden tickets to a job. But when the great recession hit, older nurses set to retire decided to keep working and part-timers moved to full-time for extra income. So today's nursing graduates are...
Schumer made the proposal after seeing intelligence gathered at Osama bin Laden's compound in Pakistan, but the reaction to his proposal has been mixed.
Over the weekend, an outburst of violence between Coptic Christians and Muslims killed at least a dozen people in Cairo. Since the revolution, experts say, attacks against the country's Christians have grown more severe.
Half of all children who go to an emergency room with a head injury now get CT scans, even though doctors can also usually diagnose head injuries by observation. CT scans expose children to far more radiation than an X-ray, and that radiation...
Ever wonder why the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers builds levees and then blows them up? Here, four things to know about how the Army Corps is managing the historic flooding along the Mississippi River.
Arizona's immigration law enjoys widespread support but the support is by no means unanimous. In Southern Arizona, some people are so unhappy with the direction the state has taken that they want to create their own state.
The country the first to throw off its dictator in the season of Arab uprisings this year faces challenges before elections on July 24. It's now a bubbling cauldron of excitement and ideas, but elements of distrust still linger.