A handmade sign offers a stern warning at the entrance to an abandoned neighborhood where people have lost so much. Kirk Siegler/NPR hide caption

toggle caption Kirk Siegler/NPR

Among La. Flood Victims, 'Depression Levels Are Really High'

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/491136561/491170213" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

A red flag flies over Warren Dunes beach in western Michigan, warning visitors of a high risk of drowning. Like many Great Lakes beaches, Warren Dunes has no lifeguards on duty. Elizabeth Miller/WCPN ideastream hide caption

toggle caption Elizabeth Miller/WCPN ideastream

Great Lakes Waters Can Take A Savage Toll On Swimmers

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/491144583/491170219" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Twin girls infected with Zika at nine weeks of gestation. Both were born with extremely small heads, shrunken spinal cords and extra folds of skin around the skull. Scientists think this extra skin forms when the skull collapses onto itself after the brain —€” but not the skull —€” stops growing in the uterus. The images of the girls' heads were constructed on the computer using CT scans. Radiology hide caption

toggle caption Radiology

Former President Bill Clinton and daughter Chelsea Clinton tour a primary school's garden in Nairobi last year as part of a tour of the Clinton Foundation's projects in Kenya. Ben Curtis/AP hide caption

toggle caption Ben Curtis/AP

Clinton Foundation To Drastically Shrink If Hillary Clinton Is Elected

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/491092322/491103745" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Berkeley, Calif., passed the nation's first soda tax in 2014. According to a new study, the tax has succeeded in cutting consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages. But there's uncertainty about whether the effect will be permanent. Robert Galbraith/Reuters hide caption

toggle caption Robert Galbraith/Reuters

Berkeley's Soda Tax Appears To Cut Consumption Of Sugary Drinks

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/491104093/491125302" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Ten thousand fire personnel are battling blazes across California, including in San Luis Obispo County, where the massive Chimney Fire threatens homes and the historic Hearst Castle. AP hide caption

toggle caption AP

The Terrain Hotel compound was ransacked by South Sudanese troops, who went on to attack foreign aid workers holed up there. Adriane Ohanesian/AP hide caption

toggle caption Adriane Ohanesian/AP

Gang Rape Of Aid Workers In South Sudan Is A Turning Point

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/491057541/491103733" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Yoko Ono, John Lennon and their immigration attorney, Michael Wildes (right), leave the Immigration and Naturalization Service in New York City on March 16, 1972. Anthony Camerano/AP hide caption

toggle caption Anthony Camerano/AP

John Lennon's Deportation Fight Paved Way For Obama's Deferred Action Policy

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/490957803/491103757" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Donald Trump speaks at a rally in Green Bay, Wis., on Aug. 5. Michael Kranish and his colleague Marc Fisher are the authors of Trump Revealed, a biography about Trump's life and career that is based on the work of more than 20 of the Post's reporters, editors and fact-checkers. Darren Hauck/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption Darren Hauck/Getty Images

Trump Off Camera: The Man Behind The 'In-Your-Face Provocateur'

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/491037719/491102626" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Ian Bradley-Perrin (left) and fellow graduate student Olga Brudastova have been active in the campaign to unionize grad students who work as teaching and research assistants at Columbia University. Karen Matthews/AP hide caption

toggle caption Karen Matthews/AP

Hiroyuko Yamamoto, a crossing guard in Matsudo, Japan, has been trained in how to recognize and gently approach people who are wandering, or have other signs of dementia, in ways that won't frighten them. Ina Jaffe/NPR hide caption

toggle caption Ina Jaffe/NPR

Japanese City Takes Community Approach To Dealing With Dementia

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/489629931/491103739" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Mufti Ismail Berdiev (right) is a religious leader in the Republic of Dagestan. When a report documented female genital mutilation in this republic, he said all women should be circumcised "to end depravity." He later said he was joking. Above, he poses with Russian President Vladimir Putin at a Kremlin ceremony in March. Mikhail Metzel/TASS hide caption

toggle caption Mikhail Metzel/TASS

Former corrections officer Robert Fletcher says he bought this painting from artist Peter Doig in 1976. Bartlow Gallery LTD hide caption

toggle caption Bartlow Gallery LTD

Artist Peter Doig Says He Didn't Paint This, And A Judge Agrees

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/491024818/491024819" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Afghan police train with their weapons in Lashkar Gah, Afghanistan, in July. Hundreds of U.S. troops are deployed to train and assist security forces in Helmand province, where the Taliban have recently made territorial gains. Abdul Khaliq/AP hide caption

toggle caption Abdul Khaliq/AP

Paleoartist Peter Schouten's reconstruction of Microleo attenboroughi prowling along the branches of rain forest trees in search of prey. Peter Schouten/Courtesy of the University of New South Wales hide caption

toggle caption Peter Schouten/Courtesy of the University of New South Wales

The so-called Voynich Manuscript, a small unassuming book usually stored in a Yale University vault, is one of the most mysterious books in the world. A small publishing house in northern Spain has finally secured the right to replicate the document. Cesar Manso/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption Cesar Manso/AFP/Getty Images

NBC's Bob Costas interviews the gold-medal winning U.S. gymnastics team in Rio on Aug. 9: Madison Kocian (from left), Laurie Hernandez, Gabby Douglas, Aly Raisman, Simone Biles. NBC broadcast more than 6,000 hours from the games on various platforms, but TV ratings were down from the 2012 London Games. NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images

NBC Declares Rio A 'Media' Success, Though TV Ratings Were Down

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/491024790/491024791" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript