The modern Harvest of Shame is the treatment of blue-collar temporary workers, according to ProPublica's Michael Grabell. NPR's Scott Simon speaks to Grabell about his investigative series.
Women-only parking spaces are popping up all over Seoul, South Korea. They are wider, longer and painted pink. It's the city's effort to make a more female-friendly city.
Eric Shinseki stepped down as the chief of veterans affairs, but will things improve at VA hospitals? NPR's Scott Simon speaks to reporter Tom Bowman about what needs to happen to improve services.
Eric Shinseki, secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, has resigned over the growing health care scandal. He said remaining in office would only distract from carrying out needed reforms.
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif attended the inauguration of India's new prime minister this week. Does this signal a thaw? NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Shuja Nawaz of the Atlantic Council.
An Oprah-endorsed self-help guru and his wife are devoting their weekends — and dollars — to large-scale, group relationship counseling sessions for couples who can't otherwise afford it.
As Syria goes to the polls next week in an election that President Bashar Assad is certain to win, journalist Nick Blanford tells NPR's Scott Simon.
People's speech patterns change when they are in the manic phase of bipolar disorder, doctors say. And a smartphone app might be able to detect those shifts and improve treatment.
Speech patterns change when people enter the manic phase of bipolar disorder, doctors say. A smartphone app might be able to detect those shifts and improve treatment.
A century after the canal opened, it's being expanded to accommodate some of the world's biggest cargo ships. But the project has been delayed by a $1.6 billion financial dispute.