National / International News
Even before Maria, the island suffered from frequent power outages and crippling debt. Now organizations must figure out how to deliver relief to a place that may not have electricity for months.
(Image credit: Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images)
Each year, law students argue hypothetical, futuristic case that takes place in space. This year, it's about who pays when two machines collide on the moon.
(Image credit: Stocktrek Images/Getty Images)
The study of a 49,000-year-old skeleton of a Neanderthal boy discovered in Spain indicates that he may have matured at about the same rate as children of modern homo sapiens.
(Image credit: Paleoanthropology Group MNCN-CSIC)
After a foul ball hit a young girl at Yankee Stadium this week, some Major League Baseball teams will be adding extra netting along the baselines to protect fans.
NPR's Ailsa Chang talks to Sen. Maggie Hassan, D-N.H., about what's next in the health care debate after Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., said he will not support the Graham-Cassidy proposal.
A Salt Lake City high school had some uninvited visitors this week: hundreds of bats. But this wasn't the first time. They arrive every year because the school was built on a bat migratory path.
More than 126,000 homes in the Houston area were damaged after Hurricane Harvey. Debris from the storm is estimated to fill space equivalent to 25 college football stadiums and take months to haul away.
NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with NPR Science Correspondent Jon Hamilton about the Hernandez family's announcement and the connections between CTE, the degenerative brain disease, and violent behavior.
The Trump administration is considering new travel restrictions as its controversial travel ban on six Muslim-majority countries expires.
Alabama GOP Senate candidates Roy Moore and Luther Strange have been national figures for a long time. Take a look back at the first mentions of both candidates on NPR.