The Ebola virus, terrorist attacks and war are undermining many countries, which means "downside risks have increased" for the global economy.
During the recession, middle-class and poor Americans gave more of their incomes to charity organizations than did the wealthy, according to a new study
During the recession, middle-class and poor Americans gave more of their incomes to charity organizations than did the wealthy, according to a new study.
The World Health Organization is considering ways to check Ebola survivors' blood for antibodies that could fight off the deadly virus.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is warning that Syrian border town of Kobani is on the verge of being captured by the self-declared Islamic State.
The Supreme Court's new term will not include any cases that might decide the issue of same-sex marriage in the U.S., a development that comes after many lower and appeals courts have ruled against states' bans on gay marriage.
Six months after Malaysia Airlines MH370 disappeared from radar en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, Australia has resumed a search in the Indian Ocean for possible wreckage.
Kinsey Wilson, who has been a driving force behind NPR’s digital strategy for the past six years, will leave the network, NPR CEO Jarl Mohn … more
JPMorgan Chase says the contact information for 76 million households and 7 million small businesses was compromised in a data breach.
A United Nations report out today lists what it describes as a "staggering array" of possible war crimes and crimes against humanity by the self-declared Islamic State in Iraq