Lakshmi Singh hosts "The Sunshine Project," a new series available exclusively on the NPR app.
Aaron Glantz writes that he was adrift after years of reporting in Iraq and on the war's effects. His fellowship at The Carter Center and a pointed question from the first lady put him back on course.
Journalist Lewis M. Simons, who won a Pulitzer Prize for investigating the hidden wealth of Ferdinand and Imelda Marcos, shares his thoughts after a sold-out Broadway matinee of Here Lies Love.
Organizers of Philly FatCon, Philadelphia's first ever fat-focused convention, set out to bring fat people together in a safe space last month.
In this week's Unsung Hero, Thea Rhiannon thanks a stranger who saved her life after a car crash.
One Sudanese American rapper has been so affected by the brutal conflict in Sudan, that he has turned to what he knows best — music — to express his sense of loss and frustration.
After a summer of heat above 100 degrees Fahrenheit, the mountains east of Phoenix Arizona are finally cooling off. An NPR reporter hikes into the Superstition Wilderness.
For some, scars aren't just Halloween costumes. One activist asks us to think twice before using them.
A physician decided to stop talking to patients about weight, and focus on health instead. But the new weight-loss drugs forced her to rethink how to help patients without feeding into stigma.
NPR's Eyder Peralta recently visited Nicaragua for the first time in a decade, gaining rare access to a nation that is hostile to journalists and known as the Western Hemisphere's newest dictatorship.
More than 70 percent of American fathers return to work less than two weeks after having a baby. Here is why I'm not one of them.
NPR's Greg Myre has covered more than a dozen wars dating back to the 1980s. He says the conflict in Ukraine is the most documented war ever, providing a view we've never had before.
On a trip back to her parents' native country, a writer rediscovers what makes it different. The urban design, and a culture that values longevity, make good health come al lot more naturally.
A term coined to evoke the torment felt by soldiers as they process the cruelty of war, it's now used by doctors to describe the guilt and helplessness we feel when patients can't access needed care.
The U.S. dropped over 2 million tons of ordnance on Laos, including cluster bombs, in the 1960s and '70s. To this day, many people are killed, crippled and disfigured by them, writes Lewis M. Simons.