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The share of Americans older than 25 who have never been married keeps getting larger. That cohort is growing much faster for black people, even as many say they want to marry one day.
September 26, 2014
This week, the CDC predicted there could be tens of thousands of Ebola cases if the disease is not controlled soon. Author Alaya Dawn Johnson turns to a favorite novel for wisdom amid this epidemic.
September 26, 2014
When the 23-year-old Sierra Leonean tells patients to follow their doctors' orders and to keep fighting, they really listen.
September 26, 2014
A man, who police say recently tried to convert co-workers to Islam, allegedly severed the head of one of his colleagues after he was fired from his job.
September 26, 2014
As classic sitcom Gilligan's Island celebrates its 50th birthday, NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says its an example of the love fans can hold for even the most mediocre of shows.
September 26, 2014
The drama and conflict of the attorney general's tenure in office unfolded against the interracial tensions that torment our culture.
September 26, 2014
Prime Minister Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha says he's ordered a complete rewrite of Thailand's daily fare of infidelity and violence and if it's not done right, he's threatened to do the job himself.
September 26, 2014
The Global Citizen Festival is live in New York (and on TV) on Saturday. The superstar-studded event is designed to encourage concertgoers to care about the issues as well as the celebrities.
September 26, 2014
New websites ending in "health," "doctor" and "clinic" will soon start appearing online. But anyone can buy those names. Some public health researchers worry that they'll purvey bogus medical advice.
September 26, 2014
The FAA is granting six movie and TV production companies permission to use drones for filming. The move could pave the way for the unmanned aircraft systems to be used in other commercial ventures.
September 26, 2014
The challenge: come up with a plan to improve healthcare in slums. There were 11,000 entries, featuring everything from bees to chewing gum as part of the proposal. And the winner is...
September 26, 2014
You know the look. Researchers say it's the same all over the world.
September 26, 2014
The fire in the basement of the Chicago Air Route Traffic Control Center in Aurora, Ill., has cancelled flights at O'Hare and Midway.
September 26, 2014
A federal calculator that companies use to certify whether their health insurance complies with the Affordable Care Act appears to bless plans without hospital coverage.
September 26, 2014
Hungary's national gas operator says the "indefinite" cut off is over domestic supply concerns, but the move comes just days after the CEO of Russia's Gazprom monopoly visited Budapest.
September 26, 2014
The historic city of Bruges is getting a 2-mile-long underground beer pipeline. Too bad it's from brewery to factory, not brewery to your door.
September 26, 2014
First reports of the attack in the largely Muslim region last Sunday said two people had died, but state-run media now says the toll is much higher.
September 26, 2014
Meet two animals. Both are teeny. Both live in water. Both mature extra fast. But while one dies in about a week, the other — well, prepare to be amazed.
September 26, 2014
Two recent papers argue that using student surveys to evaluate professors is fundamentally flawed.
September 26, 2014
Thomas Jackson, who apologized to in a video released Thursday for the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown, faced protesters calling for his resignation.
September 26, 2014

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