‘How Do You Tell Your Kids That You Got Alzheimer’s?’

i i When he was 59 years old, Greg O’Brien was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. Five years later, he is speaking publicly about his experience, even as his symptoms worsen. Courtesy of Greg O’Brien hide caption itoggle caption Courtesy of Greg O’Brien When he was 59 years old, Greg O’Brien was diagnosed with early-onset […]

Study Says Creativity Can Flow From Political Correctness

i i As the U.S. workforce continues to become more diverse, researchers are now more than ever examining diversity and bias in the work place. iStockphoto hide caption itoggle caption iStockphoto As the U.S. workforce continues to become more diverse, researchers are now more than ever examining diversity and bias in the work place. iStockphoto […]

U.S. And India Announce New Ties On First Day Of Obama’s Trip

Updated at 8:25 a.m. ET President Obama announced Sunday that the U.S. and India have made progress on civilian nuclear trade. In a joint news conference with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi, Obama said the countries had agreed to more cooperation in other areas as well, including defense and climate change. Obama arrived […]

Virtual Games Try To Generate Real Empathy For Faraway Conflict

i i Allison Begalman, a student at the University of Southern California, wears goggles and headphones to experience a virtual mortar strike on civilians in Aleppo, Syria. James Delahoussaye /NPR hide caption itoggle caption James Delahoussaye /NPR Allison Begalman, a student at the University of Southern California, wears goggles and headphones to experience a virtual […]

Piece By Piece, Monks Scramble To Preserve Iraq’s Christian History

i i Father Najeeb Michaeel shows off one of the many Christian manuscripts he saved from Iraq’s Christian libraries. Alice Fordham/NPR hide caption itoggle caption Alice Fordham/NPR Father Najeeb Michaeel shows off one of the many Christian manuscripts he saved from Iraq’s Christian libraries. Alice Fordham/NPR In an unfinished building in the northern Iraqi city […]

‘Walking The Walk’ With Students … And Screaming Fans

i i Elementary teachers Nicola Berlinsky, Joanie Pimentel and Lisa Pimentel perform as the punk band No Small Children. Michael Dann hide caption itoggle caption Michael Dann Elementary teachers Nicola Berlinsky, Joanie Pimentel and Lisa Pimentel perform as the punk band No Small Children. Michael Dann The NPR Ed team is discovering what teachers do […]

Suspected Boko Haram Militants Attack Another Nigerian Town

i i An official stands in front of relief materials at a camp for displaced people in Maiduguri in Borno State last week. The town, where many have gathered after fleeing Boko Haram attacks, is now said to be under assault from the Islamist extremist group. Reuters/Landov hide caption itoggle caption Reuters/Landov An official stands […]

A GOP Weekend, Courtesy Of The Koch Network And Citizens United

i i Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, leaves the stage after speaking at the Iowa Freedom Summit on Saturday in Des Moines, Iowa. Charlie Neibergall/AP hide caption itoggle caption Charlie Neibergall/AP Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, leaves the stage after speaking at the Iowa Freedom Summit on Saturday in Des Moines, Iowa. Charlie Neibergall/AP Republican presidential hopefuls […]

Future Of Eurozone At Stake In Today’s Greek Elections

i i Alexis Tsipras, center, leader of Greece’s Syriza left-wing main opposition waves to his supporters after voting at a polling station in Athens, on Sunday. Petros Giannakouris/AP hide caption itoggle caption Petros Giannakouris/AP Alexis Tsipras, center, leader of Greece’s Syriza left-wing main opposition waves to his supporters after voting at a polling station in […]

‘Blizzard-Like’ Conditions In Store For Parts Of Northeast

i i A forecast map issued by NOAA’s Weather Prediction Center shows the possibility of heavy snow for parts of the northeast beginning Sunday. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) hide caption itoggle caption National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) A forecast map issued by NOAA’s Weather Prediction Center shows the possibility of heavy snow […]