Decontee Davis survived Ebola, but her fiance died of the virus. Now she is working with children whose parents have had the disease — and spreading the word that early treatment is critical.
Actress Shoshana Roberts says she has received several violent threats because of her role in a widely-watched anti-street harassment PSA. Still, she says, she doesn't regret raising the issue.
Get ready for some early sunsets. At 2 a.m. tonight, U.S. clocks will move one hour backward, as Daylight Saving Time officially ends.
Nina Pham, the nurse who became the first person to contract the deadly Ebola virus on American soil, was reunited with her dog after the animal left quarantine in Dallas Saturday.
McMorris Rodgers says she wants to see more women run — and get elected — to Congress. That's why she's taken on a leadership role, raising money for female Republicans and mentoring them, too.
Federal officials are looking into why the Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo crashed in California during a test flight that left one pilot dead.
The milestone inspired a Hello Kitty Con in Los Angeles this week. But the largest fete was in Tokyo, where parent company Sanrio put on a parade and other events.
During his four years as a prisoner, professor Ajmal Khan came across boys in remote Waziristan who were hungry to learn. He taught them math and science, but his captivity became a lesson, too.
The blackout struck around 11:30 a.m. Saturday, after a connection that brings power in from India tripped. Most of the country's more than 160 million people were without power for hours.
The event included the presentation of a ring and a cake featuring two of the men. After a video was posted online, one site asked, "Is This Egypt's First Gay Marriage?"
The Nigerian extremist group says more than 200 girls it kidnapped from a school in April have been married to fighters. The group also denies stories that it has reached a cease fire deal.
Dante Martin faces a possible 22 years in prison for manslaughter in the death of fellow Florida A&M band member Robert Champion.
When Daylight Saving Time arrives, who adjusts all those old clocks? Noel Poirier, director of the National Watch and Clock Museum, tells NPR's Scott Simon he has to turn back 60 pendulum clocks.
NPR's Scott Simon talks to reporter Joel Glenn Brenner about the Virgin Galactic SpaceShip Two crash. She knew both pilots who were on board the spacecraft.
Egypt's president says the nation is involved in a war against terrorism and the media is falling in line. Some talk show hosts have been pulled off the air for criticizing the government.
Andrew Tahmooressi said he made a wrong turn and ended up across the border in Mexico with his legally registered guns, which were illegal in Mexico. He has been in a Mexican jail for seven months.
Philip Banks III was set to become Commissioner William Bratton's deputy. The reasons for his abrupt resignation are not clear.
This week, the Federal Reserve ended the quantitative easing program. Author John Lanchester says Anthony Trollope's 19th century novel The Way We Live Now clarifies the current financial situation.
The Day of the Dead is a time when Mexicans remember loved ones with grand floral tributes. But the atmosphere is downbeat in the state of Guerrero, where 43 students are still missing.
North Carolina forcibly sterilized thousands of people between 1929 and 1976. The state has begun compensating victims, but some who were sterilized may never receive restitution from the fund.