Within hours of a government announcement last week that a truce had been signed and the release of more than 200 schoolgirls secured, another 25 were kidnapped by Boko Haram extremists.
Geneticist Spencer Wells tells the story of early humans, and our eventual migration from Africa.
Geneticist Spencer Wells describes how he uses DNA samples to trace our individual origins going back 2,000 generations.
David Christian explains the history of the universe from the big bang, and how humans occupy little more than a millisecond on that cosmic timeline.
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The Canadian government says it will increase surveillance and provide the security forces with more authority to detain suspects after Wednesday's shooting in the capital, Ottawa. NPR's Jackie Northam joins us with the latest.
A town west of Baghdad and home to a notorious prison, Abu Ghraib is where Iraq troops are bracing for a possible attacks by Islamic State militants. Many local residents feel caught in the middle.
Angel Aguirre had been under growing pressure to step down as the investigation of the student's disappearance dragged on.
A viral video shows people lauding fare billed as an "organic" fast-food option that was actually McDonald's. It wasn't just pranksters playing tricks on these poor folks, but maybe their brains, too.
Folks in the U.S. are in a panic about catching Ebola. Let's just say, you're more likely to be eaten by a shark. The situation in Liberia, however, is starkly different.
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