David Cassidy, Singer And 1970s TV Heartthrob, Dies At 67
Cassidy's role as an adolescent aspiring musician on the TV show The Partridge Family turned him into a real-life, teen-dream pop idol.
Health Care System Fails Many Transgender Americans
Nearly a third of transgender people responding to an NPR poll say they have no regular access to health care. Very few medical offices are prepared to care for people who have transitioned.
At Least 50 Killed In Bombing During Mosque's Morning Prayers In Nigeria
A suicide bomber detonated explosives just as prayers were getting underway at a mosque in Mubi, in Nigeria's northeast. There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but Boko Haram is suspected.
Baby Animal Profile: Whetu, The Kiwi Chick
Whetu, an almost 4-month-old brown kiwi at the Smithsonian Conservation Biological Institute, is the first female born to her parents. She enjoys staying up all night, eating worms and burrowing.
Keystone Pipeline Oil Spill Reported In South Dakota
The oil leak occurs just a few days before Nebraska state regulators will decide on the fate of TransCanada's controversial sister project, the Keystone XL Pipeline.
Jesmyn Ward, Frank Bidart, Masha Gessen And Robin Benway Win National Book Awards
For Ward, who won the fiction prize for Sing, Unburied, Sing, it was her second National Book Award. For Bidart, whose poetry collection spanned 51 years, it was akin to a lifetime achievement honor.
Richard Cordray Stepping Down As Head Of U.S. Consumer Protection Agency
The embattled director of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says he will resign by the end of November. Cordray was a frequent target of Republican lawmakers for his tough stance on banks
Praying Mantis Love is Waaay Weirder Than You Think | Deep Look
These pocket-sized predators are formidable hunters. But when it comes to hooking up, male mantises have good reason to fear commitment. SUBSCRIBE to Deep Lo...
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