NPR's Jason Beaubien just returned from Sierra Leone, which along with Guinea and Liberia is suffering from the worst ever Ebola outbreak.
Despite U.S. and Israeli opposition, the United Nations is expected to vote to recognize a Palestinian state, and give it non-member observer status at the U.N.
An increasing number of communities are banning the super-thin plastic bags commonly found in supermarkets. But what’s the alternative? Critics say paper bags may have a higher environmental cost.
With an end of the year deadline rapidly approaching, there has been little evident progress in negotiations on how to avert the economy-rattling “fiscal cliff.”
At the age of 86, legendary singer Tony Bennett carries a full concert schedule, just released a new album and published a new book, “Life is a Gift: The Zen of Bennett.”
From The Essex Green to Tony Bennett.