It's a worldwide chain that lets "the blind become our eyes." But there's a difference in the new Nairobi branch. The servers themselves had never eaten in a restaurant before.
The influential photographer was known mostly for her humanist work.
Lee wrote dozens of books, including Don't Bite The Sun and Death's Master -- the latter of which was part of her popular Flat Earth series. She was 67.
NPR's "Day 1" series looks at major issues the next president will face in office. One issue is that Americans still aren't seeing big raises, even though the job market is slowly recovering.
The president has sought to give temporary protection from deportation to people who were brought to the U.S. as children, and to the parents of people who live in the U.S. legally.
In response to our call, nearly a thousand NPR listeners submitted voice samples. Now, the algorithm has rendered its judgment.
PETA says the pub's name should reflect "society's growing compassion for animals and in celebration of intelligent, sensitive chickens."
Cuba needs the Internet to rebuild its ragged economy. That's why fledgling private businesspeople are traveling to Miami to learn how to do business online.
The airline has been losing money for several years, and its brand was irreparably damaged by the loss of two planes last year.
The authors — who are black and queer — didn't see a lot of kids like them in children's books growing up. They wanted to help change that.
Giving the newborn one last boost of blood from the placenta may help boost social and motor skills at age 4, a study finds. Earlier studies have found health benefits in infancy.
In post World War I America, young people shocked their elders with jazz music, jitterbug dancing and public displays of affection.
Iran's state news agency says Jason Rezaian, 39, "is accused of espionage for the US government and activity against the Islamic Republic of Iran."
Patients facing serious illnesses often seek medical reviews of their cases. Some people glean helpful advice, but researchers don't have much data about whether the consults lead to better results.
Similar settlements — known as consent decrees — have required cities to allow independent monitors to oversee new policies. They typically also require new training.
Local clinics may have "no staff and no stuff." Big hospitals are hard to reach. But when community health workers come to live in a village, there's a change for the better.
The 12 countries involved in the Trans-Pacific Partnership President Obama wants to get done account for almost 36 percent of world's economy, which would be by far the largest U.S. trade pact.
The deal comes after federal regulators killed the proposed merger between Time Warner and Comcast. NPR's Renee Montagne speaks with correspondent Jim Zarroli for more details on the proposed deal.
From Houston to Dallas and into Oklahoma torrential rains led to violent floods, which killed at least five and left 12 missing in Texas. The bad news? More rain is in the forecast.
The young, roasted form of wheat has been eaten in the Middle East for millennia. But over time many Palestinians replaced it with rice. Now it's becoming a nutritious, native food worthy of pride.