NPR News

For more stories on New York State, check out The Innovation Trail.
Palestinian-born Raed Saleh is one of three contenders running to fill the remainder of the term of the current mayor, a controversial figure who is resigning.
Modern Family writer Megan Ganz, Grantland writer Rembert Browne and Rookie Mag founder Tavi Gevinson recall their most embarrassing monikers for our New Boom series.
"O": Onward...
From a cup who dreams of a window seat to a problem-solving owl, Oliver Jeffers' new picture book, Once Upon an Alphabet, gives each letter its own story.
When the second patient was diagnosed, health officials quickly reacted with reverse 911 calls, door-to-door distribution of Ebola fact sheets and quicker decontamination processes.
A review of J by Howard Jacobson.
Robert Siegel talks with economist Paul Krugman about his Rolling Stone feature, "In Defense of Obama." He says Obama is one of the most consequential and successful presidents in American history.