NPR News

For more stories on New York State, check out The Innovation Trail.
University of Chicago medical student Manny Quaidoo adds a pinch of salt to ...
Aspiring doctors at the University of Chicago are learning how to teach patients about healthy eating. Nutrition advocates say this kind of training is critical to fighting obesity and diabetes.
For the first time since Dwight Eisenhower was president, the U.S. will have an embassy in Cuba. The two countries are to announce on Wednesday that they'll open embassies in Havana and in Washington.
Michael German spent 16 years in the FBI, going undercover with neo-Nazi and white supremacist groups. He talks to NPR's Eric Westervelt about law enforcement's counterterrorism strategy.
Rick Famuyiwa's new film is about a black high-school student who's into 90s hip hop and Japanese comic books. He calls Dope a celebration of kids whose interests don't fit into pop-culture norms.
Critic David Bianculli says the commentary, questioning and ridicule of Jon Stewart, Larry Wilmore, John Oliver and Bill Maher help keep news outlets — and newsmakers — honest.
As marriage equality supporters celebrate, opponents of same-sex marriages are considering how to proceed. Some say legislation is one way to balance religious liberties with equal protections.