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As Antibiotic Resistance Spreads, WHO Plans Strategy To Fight It
The problem has gotten so bad that some doctors are pondering a "post-antibiotic world." The World Health Organization says countries need to boost surveillance for resistance and develop new drugs.
Heat Wave Claims More Than 750 Lives In India
Most of the deaths have occurred in southern Andhra Pradesh and Telangana states. But high temperatures persist across much of the country of 1 billion people.
Sip It Slowly, And Other Lessons From The Oldest Tea Book In The World
Over 800 years before tea was known in the West, a Chinese master penned the The Classic of Tea. In it, he blends the practical with the spiritual and emphasizes rituals from cultivation to drinking.
'Journey To Jihad' Tells Story Of Belgian Teenager Who Joined Islamic State
NPR's Audie Cornish interviews Ben Taub, author of the New Yorker article, "Journey to Jihad," about a teen who converted to Islam, was radicalized, and later joined the self-declared Islamic State.
How Worried Should We Be About Lassa Fever?
The tropical virus has killed a man who returned to New Jersey from Liberia this month. But chances that he could have spread the disease are remote.
Trial Of 'Washington Post' Reporter Jason Rezaian Begins In Iran
NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Douglas Jehl, the foreign editor of the Washington Post, about the closed trial, which began Tuesday in Iran.
What Will The Next President Face On #Day1?
This week, NPR looks at four seemingly intractable problems that await the 45th president: stagnant wages, violent extremism, cybersecurity and the federal debt.
U.S., Turkey Divided On Support For Rebel Forces In Syria
The U.S. still isn't quite on the same page with its close ally, Turkey, on who to back in the Syrian civil war — moderates or Islamists.
Tripoli's Niemeyer Fairground Recalls Happier Times Before Civil War
In northern Lebanon, a complex of sweeping buildings designed by renowned architect Oscar Niemeyer reminds people of more peaceful times.
Death Toll Rises To 750 As Heat Wave Sweeps Through India
Over 750 people are dead in India — mostly in the South — as an intense heat wave grips the country.
Blind Waiters Give Diners A Taste Of 'Dinner In The Dark' In Kenya
It's a worldwide chain that lets "the blind become our eyes." But there's a difference in the new Nairobi branch: The servers themselves had never eaten in a restaurant before.
British Pub Ye Olde Fighting Cocks Is Asked To Change Its Name
PETA says the pub's name should reflect "society's growing compassion for animals and in celebration of intelligent, sensitive chickens."
In Search Of Bandwidth, Cuban Entrepreneurs Head To Miami
Cuba needs the Internet to rebuild its ragged economy. That's why fledgling private businesspeople are traveling to Miami to learn how to do business online.
Iranian Court Begins Espionage Trial Of 'Washington Post' Reporter
Iran's state news agency says Jason Rezaian, 39, "is accused of espionage for the US government and activity against the Islamic Republic of Iran."
New Mothers Get A New Kind Of Care In Rural Nigeria
Local clinics may have "no staff and no stuff." Big hospitals are hard to reach. But when community health workers come to live in a village, there's a change for the better.