By mid-March, Ohio's new governor, John Kasich, has to find ways to account for a projected $8 billion budget shortfall. As he looks for cuts, nothing is off the table, he says, except tax hikes. "Get ready for an exciting time,"...
Philadelphia will be the newest city to launch the Humane Society's anti-dogfighting program, thanks in part to a donation by convicted dog fighter Michael Vick's team, the Philadelphia Eagles. The End Dogfighting campaign recruits former...
Quintan Wiktorowicz, the newest member of the National Security Council, is an expert on how some people decide to become terrorists. He moves to the White House after his research "shattered some of the stereotypes we have about Muslims and...
Health officials say that moms participating in milk exchanges like those organized on Facebook are endangering their babies' health. But the moms say they're giving their children the healthiest possible start in life.
A battle has been joined by those who want a tolerant Islamic state against those who want a fundamentalist religious regime. The killing earlier this month of Punjab Gov. Salman Taseer has cheered the religious right while chilling secular...
Researchers say the type of formula parents feed their babies matters. Babies who feed on cow-based formulas are more likely to put on weight rapidly compared with those whose formulas contain predigested proteins. Infants who gain weight rapidly...
Documents leaked to Al Jazeera and <em>The Guardian</em> signal that Palestinian negotiators made concessions in recent years.
Will the Steelers win for the seventh time? Or will the Packers earn a fourth championship?
The man who became the nation's fitness conscience with his cutting-edge health studios and his daily TV show on exercise and nutrition remained as dedicated as ever to getting the country in shape. NPR's Tom Goldman found out just how...
While consumer spending and some other key economic indicators have been trending up in recent months, the thing that Americans really want to see job growth hasn't been as strong as anyone would like. A new survey offers hope.