A test that can flag struggling readers before they're old enough to read and the power of music to help a child hear language. A literacy two-fer from the NPR Ed Team.
No contemporary figure has done more to shape the intersection of American media and politics than Roger Ailes. He was forced out of Fox News this week following allegations of sexual harassment.
Of debris that's turned up, officials note that "none of it had provided information that positively identified the precise location of the aircraft."
Trump's speech was studded with statistics that had fact-checkers working feverishly into the wee hours — often finding numbers to be distorted or downright specious. But it didn't seem to matter.
Susan Faludi says that, growing up, her father was a "domineering, hyper-masculine patriarch." In her new book, she tries to understand his past and his decision to become a woman.
Cass Frankenstein started wearing sunglasses to protect himself from bullies. Decades later, he still wears them. Some friends and relatives say that holds people at bay. But he says it's worth it.
NPR Politics adds context, analysis and checks facts in Trump's Thursday night address to the Republican National Convention.
Peter Thiel is an openly gay libertarian billionaire financier, co-founder of PayPal and early Facebook investor. "Fake culture wars only distract us from our economic decline," he says.
Hugo, Colo., is not home to any marijuana growers or retailers. But the town is reporting that THC — the compound that gives cannabis its psychoactive qualities — is in the tap water.
With two outsize white bows in her hair, 6-year-old Heavenly Joy brought the house down at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland Thursday night.
The United States would "absolutely" defend its NATO allies, Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence told the PBS NewsHour on Thursday
Donald Trump will cast himself as a champion for the middle class, arguing that by putting presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton in the White House, economic strife would grow.
Tony Schwartz spent 18 months working on Donald Trump's 1987 best-selling book. "I helped paint a vastly more appealing human being than he actually is," Schwartz says.
The controversial state law limits civil rights protections for LGBT people; the league says it can't host the All-Star game in that climate. A new location for the game hasn't yet been announced.
Peru's government has declared a state of emergency in the southern Andes, where brutally cold temperatures have killed the animals and threatened farmers living at high altitude.
Ivanka Trump is considered one of Donald Trump's most influential advisers. She could also end up being one of his best surrogates on the campaign trail and someone who can sway female voters.
Syria's main opposition group is calling for the coalition to suspend airstrikes against ISIS. Access to the area is restricted, but photos appear to show corpses from strikes near the Turkish border.
Most Turks are afraid to speak out after last week's failed coup. Tens of thousands have been detained. A family looks for their missing soldier son, saying he didn't know he was being used in a plot.
The NATO secretary-general and others maintain alliance members should always defend one another. Trump says U.S. participation depends on members paying their share of the cost.
It sounds like a fairy tale but it's real. A study shows how wild birds and people communicate to find bees' nests and share the sweet honeycomb. The teamwork may date back thousands of years or more.