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A student wearing a face mask stands in a public square in Seoul on June 3. ...
Fears that Middle East Respiratory Syndrome could sweep through the region seem to be overblown. But researchers say there's still a lot they don't know about the potentially fatal virus.
The Joint Chiefs chairman has been deeply involved in Iraq for more than a decade. In an NPR interview, he says he's not surprised by the slow going against ISIS, calling it a "long campaign."
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks to Sen. Patrick Leahy, co-sponsor of the USA Freedom Act, which curtailed phone sweeps by the government. He says he also hopes to limit the collection of Internet records.
TechTown Detroit is located in an old General Motors factory built in 1927. ...
It doesn't have a lot of high-tech companies, but the city is interested in attracting young tech entrepreneurs. Detroit's rents are far more affordable, but then there are the brutally cold winters.
Fortunate Nyakupinda earns a living by selling secondhand clothes from the b...
The country's in crisis. But Fortunate Nyakupinda manages to earn a living by selling secondhand clothes. Although she'll be the first to tell you: A $10 profit disappears in a flash.
Mumford & Sons' electrified new album is called Wilder Mind....
The electrified new album Wilder Mind turns the band's "arena folk" sound on a dime. "It's almost like being a teenager again," says singer Marcus Mumford.