A company has priced its test for mutations linked to breast and ovarian cancer at $249 — far less than the thousands of dollars another firm charges. But is there a downside for the worried well?
Efforts to replace air traffic control's aging radar-based system have been stuck in the Federal Aviation Administration's bureaucracy and lacked funding from Congress.
NPR's Michel Martin is headed to New Orleans, to examine how the New Orleans school system is reinventing itself, ten years after the flood.
A military spokesman said the airstrikes were giving way to a period that would include diplomatic and political efforts, alongside military operations against the Shiite Houthi rebels.
Writing for the majority, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said a traffic stop becomes "unlawful if it is prolonged beyond the time reasonably required to complete the mission of issuing a warning ticket."
More than half of young people with autism had neither a job nor educational plans in the first two years after high school, a study finds.
Earlier this month, lawmakers said they had no confidence in Michele Leonhart after a watchdog agency found DEA agents cavorted with prostitutes paid for by drug cartels.
This is the worst outbreak since the H5N2 influenza was first detected in December. The disease has been found in seven other states over the past five months.
Up to $37 billion of that money will go toward the South Asian nation's electricity grid. But as NPR's Philip Reeves reports the challenge now is to make the projects happen.
More than 80 profanities in under six minutes. That's the statistic baseball writers are talking about Tuesday, after Cincinnati Reds manager Bryan Price's tirade against the media.
One of China's five sacred mountains, Mount Hua is a lotus-shaped range of peaks and hub of Taoism. It has many harrowing paths to well-being — and to tea.
For the first time, scientists have looked at the microbiome of an isolated Amazon tribe. The study finds that the Western lifestyle has wiped dozens of species out of American guts.
Indiana may soon allow high school students to graduate with a 'seal of biliteracy.' Eight other states already do.
But in his opening statement to a court in Germany, Oskar Groening, 93, said the judges must decide on his "criminal liability." He has been charged with 300,000 counts of accessory to murder.
When the Islamic State threatened al-Qosh last year, the village turned into a ghost town. The residents are now back, but say they remain worried about the future of Christians in the Middle East.
Many people who are eligible for federal health insurance subsidies don't have bank accounts, which makes it hard to pay premiums. A system in California lets them pay with cash at stores.
Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Barbara Jaffe's order Monday grants two research chimps the writ of habeas corpus. The decision effectively recognizes chimps as legal persons.
The captain and a crew member are among the boat's 28 survivors; the U.N. says more than 800 would-be migrants died after cramming themselves onto the 66-foot boat.
The CDC has called it "a complex and ongoing multistate outbreak of listeriosis occurring over an extended period of several years."
Michel Martin is hosting a conversation about education in New Orleans, ten years after Hurricane Katrina sparked a transformation of public schools there. Add your voice at #NOLASCHOOLS.