The students were last seen being forced into police vans. The mass graves gave rise to fears that the missing students may be dead.
On what could be a fateful day for the eight-day old civil disobedience movement, NPR's Anthony Kuhn brings us some of the sights.
Legendary theater director Peter Brook is working on a new play centered on people with unusual conditions like synesthesia, extraordinary memory or the inability to sense their own bodies.
Health officials are looking to those who have recovered from Ebola to treat new cases. The World Health Organization hopes to find antibodies in the blood of people who have fought off the virus.
Bishops are meeting with Pope Francis these next two weeks for an extraordinary conference to debate family matters including hot-button issues like artificial contraception and gay civil unions.
As Showtime's Emmy-winning terrorism drama starts its fourth season Sunday, NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says the show struggles to continue without a key character.
It was the longest post-season game in Major League Baseball history.
October brings the peak of the autumn foliage season in many U.S. states. Thanks to the NPR community, we've collected some photos that are worth taking a break from the news to stare at.
Jean-Claude Duvalier, the former Haitian dictator nicknamed "Baby Doc" after he succeeded his father in ruling the country, has died. After a brutal regime, Duvalier was sent into exile in 1986.
Health experts are "fairly certain" that nine people had enough direct contact with an Ebola patient that they could potentially have been infected. None of them have shown symptoms, the CDC says.