Arkansas prisoner Gregory Holt hand-wrote a 15-page petition without the help of lawyers, arguing that he be permitted to wear a beard as part of his religion. The Supreme Court will hear the case.
There's a company town in Liberia with 80,000 residents. Ebola was first detected in March. Firestone's resourceful response has kept the virus from spreading.
Over the weekend, police found the mass graves that are thought to contain the bodies of some of the students.
The pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong largely have been peaceful, but many mainland Chinese see the demonstrators as spoiled troublemakers who are asking for too much, too soon.
Baby boomers, Generation X, millennials — every generation has a name. But where do these names come from, who chooses them, and why do we need them?
The Nebraska Medical Center is the largest of four high-level biocontainment patient care units in the U.S.
CEO Jarl Mohn announced Monday that Kinsey Wilson is leaving the network. Wilson, whose exit follows the departure of several other NPR executives, is seen as a leader on the digital front.