November 11, 2014

State Treasurer Trying to Reunite Veterans, Medals

Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford says his office is trying to reunite veterans and their families with lost military medals, ribbons, dog tags and paperwork left in unclaimed safe-deposit boxes.  


Children play in an open space in Barkedu, Liberia.

(Tommy Trenchard for NPR)

November 10, 2014

Ebola Today Could Mean Illiteracy Tomorrow In West Africa

Ebola is threatening to reverse years of educational progress in West Africa. The virus has kept school closed for months in a region where literacy rates are low and school systems are only now recovering.


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