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Tim West's grandpa was an executive for Frito Lay, and the 30-year-old entrepreneur grew up on junk food. But he now wants to shake up the food system with healthy, sustainable eats.
August 05, 2014
The most effective drug we have against malaria is losing its potency in Southeast Asia. Doctors can still cure most forms of the disease, but it takes longer and more medications.
August 05, 2014
The conversation was a vivid illustration of the tough questions posed by current immigration debate.
August 05, 2014
The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has ordered health care providers to test recent travelers at risk for Ebola virus. So far none of those tests have come up positive.
August 05, 2014
Also: The queen's former press secretary is reportedly writing a book about the royal family; Sheila Heti interviews Joan Didion.
August 05, 2014
Her family said they were going on a vacation. But Nimco Ali was taken to a woman who performed female genital mutilation. Now Ali is helping the more than 100,000 girls in the U.K. possibly at risk.
August 05, 2014
Reports indicate an attacker wearing an Afghan military uniform shot at service members from the NATO-led coalition.
August 05, 2014
After Tuesday's African summit sessions, the White House is preparing to host the 50 heads of state and the chairman of the African Union for dinner. What goes into preparing a formal dinner for 400?
August 05, 2014
Gannett said the move will give the two new companies more "flexibility" to "pursue growth." Time Warner and Tribune Co. have made similar moves.
August 05, 2014
Baroness Sayeeda Warsi was the first Muslim member of the prime minister's cabinet. She resigned over what she said was the U.K.'s "morally indefensible" position on the conflict in Gaza.
August 05, 2014
The move may not mean the end of the current conflict. The Israel Defense Forces said its troops would maintain a defensive position and respond to any attacks.
August 05, 2014
In Cleveland, a public hospital may be succeeding at the seemingly impossible: saving money while making patients healthier. They're doing it by giving patients personalized attention.
August 05, 2014
... And what the adults in their lives should do about it.
August 05, 2014
What do sitcoms, dramas and reality TV say about poor people? For our yearlong series exploring poverty, NPR's Elizabeth Blair takes a look at the television shows that place the poor center stage.
August 05, 2014
Nancy Writebol, a missionary from North Carolina, will be treated at the same hospital where an American doctor with Ebola already has been taken.
August 04, 2014
The European Space Agency's Rosetta Mission has taken the long way to reach Comet 67/P. Later this week, it will finally arrive.
August 04, 2014
Chris McDaniel fell short in his bid to take the GOP nomination from Sen. Thad Cochran. He's complained for weeks that the runoff vote was a "sham" and on Monday asked the party for a hearing.
August 04, 2014
Sierra Leone is at the epicenter of the Ebola outbreak. All homes exposed to virus have been quarantined. We visited one of these homes and found the atmosphere there surprisingly relaxed.
August 04, 2014
It's no secret that men dominate the top positions in Silicon Valley. But there are areas of the tech industry with lots of women: marketing and PR. Their contributions are often key, but overlooked.
August 04, 2014
An Egyptian proposal for a truce and talks, which has been on the table for three weeks, was accepted by both sides in the conflict. The cease-fire will take effect Tuesday morning.
August 04, 2014

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