National / International News
An estimated 14,000 people survived April's earthquake in Nepal with serious injuries. NPR's Rachel Martin gets a picture of medical conditions there from American E.R. doctor Bianca Grecu-Jacobs.
Another man and a woman were rescued from wreckage in a village a full week after the devastating magnitude-7.8 earthquake that has more than 7,000.
Many of Nepal's historic treasures crumbled in last week's earthquake. But generations of wood and stone carvers have spawned a tradition that all but guarantees that monuments will be revived.
NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with former mayor of Baltimore, Kurt Schmoke about the strained relationship between city communities and the police, and looks back on his own efforts at urban renewal.
The World Bank funds projects around the globe aimed at alleviating poverty. Along the way, people get uprooted. The World Bank has acknowledged "serious shortcomings" in its resettlement practices.
In a week when attention was focused on Baltimore, NPR's Rachel Martin visited the city's New Shiloh Baptist Church. She spoke with Rev. Harold Carter Jr. and a young church member, Caleb Studivant.
In a powerful monarchy is known for its aged leaders, Saudi Arabia's King Salman announced his heirs to the throne. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to correspondent Deborah Amos.