Lifted On Giant Inner Tubes, An Old Tree Moves In Michigan A 250-year-old oak tree once stood in the way of the University of Michigan's new business school — until it was moved this weekend. It wasn't easy, though, and definitely not cheap.
World Series Game 4: A Small Ball Paradise In last night's Game 4, the San Francisco Giants pummeled the Kansas City Royals in an 11-4 victory. The win has tied the World series with two games apiece.
Mayor Reflects On Washington State School Shooting Marysville, Wash., is reeling from the recent school shooting that left two people dead. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Marysville Mayor Jon Nehring about the shooting and its effect on the community.
Sting's 'Last Ship' Explores His Shipyard Youth Sting's musical, <em>The Last Ship,</em> revisits his childhood neighborhood in the shadow of the shipyards in Newcastle, U.K. He and director Joe Mantello tell NPR's Rachel Martin about getting it on stage.
An Ebola Success Story In Northern Liberia The town of Foya, Liberia, was hit hard by the Ebola epidemic. But correspondent Jon Hamilton tells NPR's Rachel Martin that with education and precautionary measures, the virus has nearly been wiped out.
Is The U.S. Military Too Reliant On Contractors? In war zones, private contractors can outnumber U.S. troops, but who controls them? NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Stanford's Joseph Felter and journalist Pratap Chatterjee about current safeguards.
Mother-Daughter Procedures, And Other Cosmetic Surgery Trends Renee Zellweger's new look provoked much conversation this past week. Data journalist Mona Chalabi of fivethirtyeight.com digs into who is having cosmetic procedures, why, and at what cost.