The Missouri Highway Patrol officer in charge of security in violence-wracked Ferguson says: "You are my friends and I am you."
Patients are more satisfied with their care when doctors share their medical notes. But letting patients see what doctors put in medical records has long been taboo. That's starting to change.
He said he took the step to curb violence following last week's shooting of an unarmed black teenager. Most protesters went home before the deadline, but a few hundred remain in the street.
The pressure placed on schools and educators by high-stakes tests can lead to unintended consequences.
Peshmerga fighters claim to have retaken the area around the dam, but an eyewitness tells NPR that he's seen no clear progress as yet by Kurdish forces.
The ban on travelers from Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea goes into effect from midnight Tuesday.
The MiG-29 was shot down over Luhansk, where Kiev's forces are said to have captured a police station as they tighten a circle around pro-Russia separatists.
The announcement comes after a night of protests that saw seven arrests for "failure to disperse" despite a curfew. One person was also shot and critically wounded during the protests.
Lincoln, Neb., is home to a sizable group of Iraqi Yazidis, members of the minority group being persecuted in Iraq. One of them, Sulaiman Murad, describes the agony of watching the crisis from afar.