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Five years ago, Haiti was hit by a devastating earthquake. Haiti Special Coordinator Thomas Adams for the U.S. State Department tells Audie Cornish why the reconstruction has been achingly slow.
A man walks past a makeshift memorial for French Muslim policeman Ahmed Mera...
Muslims were among the first people at the scene of last week's attacks in Paris. An employee of the kosher supermarket saved hostages, and a policeman died responding to the Charlie Hebdo shootings.
Ephraim Benton, a former resident of Tompkins Houses in the Bedford-Stuyvesa...
An exhibit in Brooklyn aims to upend stereotypes about public housing by profiling residents and their achievements. The curators know their subject well; they once lived in public housing themselves.
If your New Year's resolutions to eat better haven't panned out yet, consider intermittent fasting. It's gaining traction among dieters and researchers for its benefits beyond just weight loss.
The Green-Meldrim House in Savannah, Ga., is where Gen. William T. Sherman h...
As the Civil War was winding down 150 years ago, Union leaders asked their men how they could help the thousands of newly freed slaves.
David Adam is a writer and editor at the journal Nature and was a special co...
David Adam has had obsessive-compulsive disorder for 20 years. In The Man Who Couldn't Stop, he chronicles his experiences — and how medical understanding and treatment of OCD have changed over time.