March 6, 2014 | NPR · Obama took his push for a higher national minimum wage to Connecticut. The message was welcomed by the governors he appeared with, but back in Washington there isn't much political momentum.
March 6, 2014 | NPR · With an executive order Thursday, President Obama authorized sanctions on Russia for its involvement in Ukraine. Speaker Boehner praised the sanctions and offered congressional support going forward.
March 6, 2014 | NPR · Lawmakers in Crimea have scheduled a referendum on whether to unite with Russia. Meanwhile, Russian legislators are considering two bills to streamline the process for Crimea to become part of Russia.
March 6, 2014 | NPR · A second child seems to have been cleared of the AIDS virus, thanks to heavy-duty drugs started just hours after birth. This spring researchers plan to test that approach in 60 more newborns.
March 2, 2014 | NPR · President Vladimir Putin has been granted the right to use military force in Crimea by that region's leader. NPR's Jacki Lyden speaks with New York Times' Steven Lee Myers in Moscow.
Mar 28, 2013 — Manufacturers of water heaters agreed in 1988 to set all heaters at 120 degrees Fahrenheit to help reduce tap water burns. But burn rates haven't declined much, so a scientist wanted to find out why.