Russia is hit with more airstrikes. Does this point to an escalation in the war?
For well over a year, Russia has carried out airstrikes across Ukraine. Now Russia finds itself on the receiving end, including drones that hit apartment buildings in Moscow.
The number of Asians and Pacific Islanders with diabetes keeps going up
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders are at risk for developing diabetes at lower weights and younger ages than others. Doctors are working from the inside the community to make people healthier.
Thanatologists are trying to recruit a new generation of people to the field
Many hospitals employ thanatologists, someone who plays music, usually a harp, for people who are dying. The nation's lone school for the trade aims to recruit younger people to the career.
Friendly fire killed an Iraqi interpreter. The U.S. told his family something else
The NPR Taking Cover podcast team tracks down the family of an Iraqi man who was mistakenly killed by Marines.
Debt ceiling deal made it out of the rules committee and heads to the House floor
NPR's Leila Fadel speaks with GOP strategist Brendan Buck about the path forward for the debt ceiling deal that's heading to the House floor today.
In the Philippines, the Marcos family is a blueprint for authoritarianism
NPR's history podcast Throughline examines the rise and fall — and the eventual return of the Ferdinand Marcos family to political power in the Philippines.
U.S. and its allies condemn North Korea's failed attempt to launch a spy satellite
North Korean state media reported the rocket's second stage malfunctioned, and the projectile fell in the Yellow Sea, off South Korea's West Coast. North Korea says it will try again.
Experts issue a dire warning about AI and encourage limits be imposed
NPR's Leila Fadel talks to Scott Niekum, University of Massachusetts Amherst associate professor, about tech leaders issuing another warning about the potential threats AI poses to humanity.
Debt ceiling legislation clears a hurdle and moves to House floor for a vote
The House of Representatives is on track to vote on the deal that President Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy negotiated to lift the nation's debt limit.
Man was arrested in Canada after police say he tried to make a 'clean getaway'
The man tried to steal more than $2,000 worth of toothpaste, according to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Photos posted online show two bags and a plastic wagon filled with tubes of Sensodyne.
Air New Zealand asks international passengers to step on a scale before boarding
The program will gather on-board weight distribution data. And even though they're being weighed in public, there's no visible display for others to see. Customers can opt out if they choose.
Morning news brief
The House is on track to vote Wednesday on the debt ceiling deal. An appeals court clears the way for Purdue Pharma-Sackler bankruptcy deal. Trial begins in 2018's Pittsburgh synagogue mass shooting.
Denver schools adapt to the huge numbers of migrants resettling in the area
Denver has become a transit point and destination for migrants coming to Colorado from Mexico. Local schools have seen a surge in multilingual enrollment.