Triathlete Tim Bomba has spent a decade helping people feel comfortable swimming in the ocean. But before he could do that, he had to overcome his own fear of the water at the age of 52.
Propaganda has always been a part of war. Social media is expanding the battlefield, but sometimes it also creates a space for mutual respect.
The nation's No. 2 tobacco manufacturer was slapped with the whopping punitive damages award in the death of a 36-year-old man of lung cancer in 1996.
When the subject of race comes up in his MFA writing workshop, author Matthew Salesses says, it usually feels traumatic a burden personal to writers of color.
The Florida Republican, with one eye on the White House, tells NPR's Morning Edition that there's a role for government to play in opening access to higher education and job training.
It's been tough to identify the problems that only turn up after medicines are on the market. An experimental project is now combing through data to get earlier, more accurate warnings.
Hidden economic forces like job-specific segregation are keeping young minorities out of the job market.
Can year-round school spell the end of the "summer slide" for disadvantaged kids?
The fighting in Gaza has left more than 500 people dead. The State Department said it was deeply concerned about the risk of further escalation.
In a statement, Russian President Vladimir Putin said this tragedy wouldn't have happened if Ukraine had not restarted operations along its eastern border.