Dec 12, 2013 — The world needs new antibiotics because so many of the existing drugs are losing their punch. Some people are already talking about a "post-antibiotic era," when bacteria can defeat all the drugs doctors have at their disposal. Two scientists are crowdfunding a campaign to get everyone digging for new antibiotics.
Dec 12, 2013 — Hear public radio stations' favorite songs of the year — from jazz to indie rock to cutting-edge classical. A wide range of programmers sent NPR Music their Top 10 lists, and we gathered all the tracks into one mighty stream.
Dec 12, 2013 — Democrats and Republicans both have problems with the package, but passage is expected in the House Thursday. The Senate is likely to do the same next week. Rep. Paul Ryan says the deal brings "some semblance of bipartisanship."
Dec 12, 2013 — Thamsanqa Jantjie was widely criticized as a "fake" for his performance at Nelson Mandela's memorial service. He now says he was hearing voices and seeing hallucinations, according to media reports.
Dec 12, 2013 — The Obama administration says the HealthCare.gov experience is getting better, but what's it really like? We asked Doug Normington of Madison, Wis., to let us peek over his shoulder as he tries to buy health insurance through the federal exchange. After many tries, success.