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Special Judge To Set Trial Date For McDaniel v Cochran Lawsuit

State Senator Chris McDaniel's legal challenge of his June 24th Republican Senate runoff loss to incumbent Senator Thad Cochran is now in the hands of a special judge. Retired Chancellor Hollis McGehee of Lucedale hopes to have the trial settled in time for the November general election.

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The Dread Factor: Why Ebola And 'Contagion' Scare Us So Much

Even just the word Ebola is kind of terrifying. Why? Hollywood has a lot to do with it. But Ebola outbreaks also have all the ingredients for what one psychologist calls the "dread factor."

TV's New Doctor Who Has An Old Connection To The Series

The BBC will soon air its first Doctor Who episode with Peter Capaldi as the show's hero, The Doctor. Capaldi tells NPR TV critic Eric Deggans the 50-year-old series inspired him to become an actor.

GAO: Bergdahl Exchange Violated Law

Congressional investigators say the Pentagon broke the law when it swapped Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, held prisoner in Afghanistan for five years, for five Taliban leaders.

Who Are The Protesters Getting Arrested In Ferguson?

The violence at night in Ferguson, Mo., has calmed down for now. However, there have been more than 160 people arrested since the protests began. Police records offer a sense of who they are.

Contagious Kisses? We Answer Your Questions About Ebola Recovery

Two Americans were released Thursday from an Atlanta hospital after treatment for Ebola. The news has generated a flurry of questions about what happens after you survive Ebola. So we asked the CDC.
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