For more than 2 years, Flint residents have had unsafe drinking water. Steve Inskeep talks to Bishop Bernadel Jefferson of Faith Deliverance Center, a church in Flint, who's fighting for clean water.
President Obama visits Flint, Mich., on Wednesday for the first time since the water crisis began. Flint residents are still relying on bottled water and faucet filters to get safe drinking water.
Put on your waders and foam-soled boots — we're about to adventure into a shallow creek in Great Smoky Mountains National Park which straddles the border of North Carolina and Tennessee.
Some of the suspects are said to have ties to DESA, the company building an electric dam protested by the environmental activist.
Nearly 30 years ago, Kenya burned 12 tons of ivory to try to halt the illegal ivory trade. Today it's burning 100 tons. How much difference does burning ivory make?
The Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland is offline, following a run-in with a small mammal that munched on a power cord.
Mack is the newest addition to the Maryland Department of Agriculture's apiary inspection team. He uses his superior sniffer to find hives infected with a contagious disease that kills bee colonies.
The National Park Service is celebrating the 100th anniversary of its creation this year. NPR spends time on the job with workers in the country's busiest national park, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, to explore the vast variety of work the park service does and the challenges it's facing.
For many of us, when a phone starts slowing down we face a choice: spend the money to try to fix it or get a new one. But could there be a phone that never loses its luster?
Apple recently unveiled Liam, a robot with 29 arms that takes apart iPhones so materials can be recycled and reused. As we accumulate more waste, recycling robots like Liam might become more common.
Kinder Morgan’s announcement was met with glee by opponents, saddened supporters and surprised just about everyone.