FIFA said Michael Garcia, an American prosecutor, and Hans-Joachim Eckert, a German judge, met today in Zurich and agreed to hand over Garcia's 430-page report to Domenico Scala, the independent chairman of FIFA's financial monitoring body.
That's how NPR photographer David Gilkey remembers the moment last Saturday when he took a picture of Baby Sesay, a 45-year-old traditional healer in the village of Royail in Sierra Leone.
Sesay had tried to cure a sick little boy. The boy died, likely of Ebola. Then Sesay herself fell ill. She had come to a community care center a few hours earlier, walking in under her own power, to be tested for the virus.
The man who runs the center called her out to talk with Gilkey and NPR correspondent Nurith Aizenman.
"We are deeply sorry about each of the reported instances in which a Takata air bag has not performed as designed and the driver or passenger had suffered personal injuries or death," Hiroshi Shimizu, senior vice president of quality for Takata, told the Senate Commerce Committee.
Takata air bags can inflate with too much force, sending metal shrapnel through the vehicle.
Maria del Rosario Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart had more titles than any other aristocrat in the world.
Bush's longtime support has put him crosswise with part of the Republican base. He said that he finds the new angst over Common Core "troubling," but that there is room for disagreement among those who more generally support school reform.
"Look, even if we don't all agree on Common Core, there are many principles for us to agree on," he said.
The Svea Court of Appeals in Stockholm affirmed a lower court ruling that ordered the detention of Assange, 43, for questioning over allegations that in 2010 he had nonconsensual sex with two women who were working as volunteers
During sleep, the brain produces chemicals that are important to memory and relives events we want to remember, scientists reported this week at the Society for Neuroscience meeting in Washington D.C.
"One of the most profound effects of a night of sleep is the improvement in our ability to remember things," says Ravi Alla
If you're like most people, the answer is no.
That's why the Nike+ Running app gets a B on PrivacyGrade, a site for people to figure out what information their apps might be collecting.
We asked in the latest NPR-Truven Health Analytics Health Poll. And, in a bit of surprise to me, the responses showed that, in general, worries don't run very high.
First, we learned that nearly three-quarters of people see doctors who use electronic medical records.
Thanksgiving week marks the opening of the holiday travel rush. And foolishly, Ed booked a flight to Michigan on the day before Thanksgiving.
“Don’t do that,” said KPLU travel expert Matthew Brumley.
It’s not Sea-Tac Airport’s busiest time of the year (that’s summer, they say), but it’s pretty close. More than 600,000 travelers will head through the airport the week of Thanksgiving.
You are in a foreign country. And things are certainly looking a bit foreign.
Do you sit or squat? Can you toss toilet paper down the bowl or hole?
Let the signs guide you.
That is, if you can understand them.
Doug Lansky, author of the Signspotting series of books, knows how toilet etiquette signs can be mysterious, misleading and hilarious. His books include all types of funny warning and advice signs, but the topic of toilets is especially popular.
Workers at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation have been complaining of vapors from radioactive sludge for decades. They say the fumes give them sore throats, headaches and dizziness.
Now Washington state says it intends to sue the U.S. Department of Energy in 90 days if more isn’t done to protect these workers.