Jonathan Katz was the only full-time American correspondent in Haiti when the 2010 earthquake hit. He survived and wrote a book, “The Big Truck That Went By: How The World Came To Save Haiti And Left Behind A Disaster.”
Vice President Joe Biden meets today with the nation’s largest gun rights group, as he tries to craft proposals by the end of the month on ways to reduce gun violence.
Researchers at Johns Hopkins University have been able to use samples collected from a Pap smear to indicate not only the presence of cervical cancer, but endometrial and ovarian cancers.
Stephen Barton, 22, grew up minutes from Newtown, Conn. and was among those wounded when a shooter opened fire inside a movie theater in Aurora, Colo. in July.
Steven Spielberg’s film “Lincoln” leads the field with 12 Oscars nominations. There were also a handful of surprises.
Jeremy Hobson joins Robin Young as co-host of Here & Now in its new 2-hour format, from WBUR and NPR.
The organizers of the Boston Marathon have issued special invitations to 450 people who made the case they were profoundly affected by the bombings in April.2 Comments | more »
The benefits of combining travel with volunteer opportunities are obvious. But critics say in the wrong hands, the trips can exploit and endanger the very people they’re designed to help.8 Comments | more »
Utah newlyweds Austin Craig and Beccy Bingham-Craig have decided to travel the globe and spend only Bitcoin — the virtual currency — for the first 90 days.29 Comments | more »