Thousands of others have been displaced, more than 1,000 were flown to safety on helicopters. The floods are the worst on record.
Paleontologists say the titanosaur fossils are from the biggest dinosaur ever to walk the planet.
It was the smoothest play during Saturday's Blue Jays/Rangers game: A boy catches a foul ball, turns around and hands it to a much older girl. But, watch the replay and there's more to his play.
White missionaries used to travel to Africa to save souls. Today, the trend is reversed, as evangelists from the global south target Americans and Europeans they say are ripe for Christian renewal.
In Israel, Christians make up just 2 percent of the population. Their numbers are rising and the population diversifying.
A referendum would have raised the national minimum wage to $25 an hour. It was rejected by 76.3 percent of voters.
Lieutenant General Hussein Ishaq is one of the few high-ranking officials to have been killed during the Syrian civil war.
Among them are executives from the mine company. With the death toll at 301, this became Turkey's worst mining disaster.
Anti-Chinese riots have erupted in Vietnam over a Chinese oil rig in disputed waters. Two Chinese workers have been killed.
On Tuesday, voters in six states head to the polls for primary elections. NPR's Charles Mahtesian gives NPR's Lynn Neary a preview of what to expect.
Courts have found a new source of funding by charging fees to defendants who go through the criminal justice system. NPR's Joe Shapiro tells NPR's Lynn Neary about his year-long investigation into the fees.
NPR's Lynn Neary talks to Sadanand Dhume of the American Enterprise Institute about the results of the Indian election.
The U.N. has negotiated the release of more than 1,000 child soldiers in CAR. NPR's Lynn Neary talks to Alexandra Zavis, a reporter who met with some of the former child fighters.
Ukraine votes next week in a presidential election, but there's still separatist unrest in the east. NPR's Corey Flintoff tells NPR's Lynn Neary how a local oligarch restored peace in one city.
Stories about poverty can evoke strong reactions, in part because Americans are conflicted about the topic. Both bad circumstances and bad choices can be the cause.
Sam Brownback's reelection as the GOP governor of Kansas might have been a slam dunk, but he's managed to anger enough constituency groups — including some Republicans — that now he faces a real race.
Why would anyone pay for something when the exact same thing is available for free? That's the question asked of an obscure federal agency pursuing a Cold War mission in the age of the search engine.
Economists say too much income inequality is a bad thing. But they also say some inequality is necessary, and even good for society. Here are suggestions for finding that balance.
It's dry. Empty. Rocks everywhere. About 10,000 feet up in the Andes. Then, all of a sudden you see an enormous, lime green, tasty-looking lump. Should you lick it?
Lao defense chief, 4 others killed in plane crash