Apr 25, 2014 — Some analysts say Russia would have to act soon, while its overall military readiness is fairly good. But despite strides in improving the military, Russia still has a shortage of combat-ready troops.
Apr 25, 2014 — Rising deductibles and copayments have driven some patients to put off paying their bills. So doctors, who have payrolls to meet, too, are getting much more aggressive about collecting their fees.
Apr 25, 2014 — Yousef al-Khattab was born Jewish but became a Muslim and put extremist propaganda on the web. On the eve of sentencing for terrorism charges, he tells NPR his actions were "stupid" and "wrong."
Apr 25, 2014 — The deadline to enroll in Obamacare plans has passed, and many people didn't buy health insurance. Many will have to pay a penalty. Their reasons for opting out vary.
Apr 25, 2014 — India's Bollywood film industry is increasingly reaching a world-wide audience. To highlight the international appeal, the industry holds its annual awards ceremony every year outside of India.
Apr 25, 2014 — Americans don't eat much barbecued goat, but the meat is a mainstay in many African, Asian and Caribbean diets. In Vermont, farmers raise for refugees and immigrants, with hopes to mainstream it.
Apr 24, 2014 — The Feb. 14 release of radioactive material at the facility in New Mexico that contaminated 21 workers was due to poor management and lack of oversight, the Department of Energy says.
Apr 24, 2014 — Secretary of State John Kerry said there is no question Russia is behind an effort to destabilize eastern Ukraine.
Apr 24, 2014 — The news marks an important flare-up in a long-running war between teachers unions and the federal government over standardized testing. Washington has become the first state to lose its waiver.
Apr 24, 2014 — In an interview with NPR's Scott Simon, Stevens compares making pot illegal to the attempt to prohibit alcohol. Like alcohol, he said, there will soon be a consensus that it is not worth the cost.