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The officer, 25-year-old Brian Moore, was shot in the head after stopping the assailant, who was "adjusting an object in his waistband," New York Police say.
May 03, 2015
Photographer Alex Potter arrived in Yemen in 2012 as it was going through an uprising, part of the broader Arab upheaval. Since then, she's grown deeply attached, even as it has fallen into chaos.
May 03, 2015
A series of small operations in a single day managed to pick up the refugees fleeing North Africa in smugglers' boats in hopes of reaching Europe.
May 03, 2015
Dr. Peter Piot co-discovered the virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo in 1976. He went back on his 65th birthday to see how the country has fared since then.
May 03, 2015
Stephanie Rawlings-Black announced via Twitter that she has rescinded the curfew effective immediately.
May 03, 2015
An estimated 14,000 people survived April's earthquake in Nepal with serious injuries. NPR's Rachel Martin gets a picture of medical conditions there from American E.R. doctor Bianca Grecu-Jacobs.
May 03, 2015
Another man and a woman were rescued from wreckage in a village a full week after the devastating magnitude-7.8 earthquake that has more than 7,000.
May 03, 2015
Many of Nepal's historic treasures crumbled in last week's earthquake. But generations of wood and stone carvers have spawned a tradition that all but guarantees that monuments will be revived.
May 03, 2015
NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with former mayor of Baltimore, Kurt Schmoke about the strained relationship between city communities and the police, and looks back on his own efforts at urban renewal.
May 03, 2015
The World Bank funds projects around the globe aimed at alleviating poverty. Along the way, people get uprooted. The World Bank has acknowledged "serious shortcomings" in its resettlement practices.
May 03, 2015
In a week when attention was focused on Baltimore, NPR's Rachel Martin visited the city's New Shiloh Baptist Church. She spoke with Rev. Harold Carter Jr. and a young church member, Caleb Studivant.
May 03, 2015
In a powerful monarchy is known for its aged leaders, Saudi Arabia's King Salman announced his heirs to the throne. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to correspondent Deborah Amos.
May 03, 2015
The day after Baltimore's top prosecutor announced murder charges against six officers in the death of Freddie Gray, more than 1,000 turned out for a mostly peaceful rally in front of city hall.
May 03, 2015
For the first time since 2001, an all-women team is competing in the Volvo Ocean Race, an around-the-world slog through some of the most unforgiving water on the planet.
May 03, 2015
Improving Pakistan's infrastructure will be the first step in creating a network of roads, railways, pipelines and shipping lanes that stretch all the way to Europe.
May 03, 2015
Step aside, injections! The next flu vaccine you see might look more like a bandage — a patch covered in 100 microscopic needles that dissolve in the skin in just a few minutes.
May 03, 2015
Dr. Peter Piot co-discovered the virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo in 1976. He went back on his 65th birthday to see how the country has fared since then.
May 03, 2015
The outcomes of many medical procedures and treatments done in hospitals nationwide aren't tracked or even measured, says a surgeon who thinks that's bad. Understanding outcomes, he says, saves lives.
May 03, 2015
The former CEO of Hewlett-Packard once had a stint filing and typing for the company. She also dropped out of law school, survived breast cancer and once ran a campaign ad featuring demon sheep.
May 03, 2015
Texas' GOP governor is sending the National Guard to monitor a military training exercise after right-wing militia alleged it is just a cover for President Obama's plan to put Texas under martial law.
May 02, 2015

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