Adolescents with severe obesity who had bariatric surgery showed significant improvements in cardiovascular disease risk factors like elevated blood pressure, and high cholesterol.
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The United States has never sent an openly gay male athlete to the Winter Olympics. In Pyeongchang this year, Team USA may have two.
A massive crack on top of Rattlesnake Ridge in south-central Washington state has nearby residents evacuating, as geologists and government officials predict a potentially devastating landslide.
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During an annual baptism ceremony in the Sistine Chapel Sunday, Pope Francis once again encouraged mothers to breastfeed if their infants were hungry, saying this was a "language of love."
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Its entire crew remained missing Sunday as rescue efforts are hampered by fire and bad weather. The environmental impact of the crash was not immediately clear.
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This past week, Jon Pace of Germantown, Tenn., made a massive discovery. He found the largest prime number known to humankind. It's more than 23 million digits long.
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The new ways to flirt, date and find love mean new lingo to describe the adventures — or misadventures — of online dating. Here are some of the words and terms in the lexicon.
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The Iraqi city of Mosul is now free from ISIS control. Two sisters who attend Mosul University talk about their goals for the future, and the obstacles that remain.
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Some say Cohn was Trump's mentor, or even his surrogate father. This much is clear: Cohn was Trump's model in the handling of public relationships and media warfare.
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Last week, Bannon found himself cut off from his two biggest patrons: President Donald Trump and conservative activist and donor Rebekah Mercer, the daughter of billionaire investor Robert Mercer.
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After reading our story on "Kenya time," readers shared the rules of punctuality in their countries, from Jamaica to Vietnam.
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In 2018, there could be a record number of women candidates. Training sessions offer the basics in campaigning, and address particular challenges female candidates face — including how to dress.
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The High Museum of Art in Atlanta has undertaken several efforts to increase the proportion of nonwhite visitors. Director Rand Suffolk tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro how they did it.
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