Adults with fetal alcohol syndrome face huge challenges Problems associated with fetal alcohol syndrome don't end when children grow up. There are hundreds of thousands of adults across the country affected by the disorder. They often have poor judgment and struggle just to survive.4:44 p.m.
Going Greyhound for Thanksgiving Whether it's high gas prices, or dire predictions of air travel delays, some people are getting to their Thanksgiving dinners on the bus.5:16 p.m.
Sounds of the Holiday Shuffle Around D.C.
The day before Thanksgiving is one of the busiest travel days of the year. Hear a sampling of the sounds of travel in Washington, D.C. — Union Station, Reagan National Airport and the Greyhound bus station.
Behind the Scenes at O'Hare Airport
During one of the busiest weeks of the year at one of the nation's busiest airports — Chicago's O'Hare International — NPR goes to an operations center to see how American Airlines workers manage the logistics of getting planes to gates, people to planes, and luggage to planes and people.
O'Hare Travelers Bide Time with Flu Shots
Long layovers in airport terminals are a sure bet this time of year. Now, travelers at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport can pass the time by getting a flu shot.
Boyhood Lessons Could Serve Washington Well
It's a holiday week, but the mood in Washington isn't uplifting. Six years after the Sept. 11 attacks, the nation is still running scared. And lessons of tolerance and brotherhood that Senior News Analyst Daniel Schorr learned as a boy seem to have been lost.
Clinic Offers 'Transformation' Through Fasting
The Buchinger Clinic in southern Germany is famous for promoting fasting as a cure-all. There is little hard science to back up the program, but that doesn't lessen its appeal to guests from around the globe. About two-thirds are repeat customers.
Retune The Body With A Partial Fast
A water-only diet for a 24-hour period gives your pancreas and digestive system a rest and can cut down on sugar cravings, researchers say. But fast for any longer than that and the body starts to break down muscle and release toxins.
Ruling Eases Funding of Private Political Ads
With the presidential primaries now just weeks away, it's almost prime time for rich, independent groups to start targeting various candidates. Their model is a TV ad that caused problems for Howard Dean just before the Iowa caucuses in 2004. New regulations adopted this week make it easier for the groups to tap corporate and union money.
Vegetables with Flair for the Thanksgiving Plate
Self-proclaimed "Leaf Geek" Mollie Katzen shares vegetable inspirations for Thanksgiving. She prepares a chard recipe from her latest cookbook, The Vegetable Dishes I Can't Live Without, and extols the virtues of roasted Brussels sprouts.