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For this team delivering aid into Ukraine, the supply run is personal

Saturday, March 12, 2022

As millions of refugees flee Ukraine, Silva Alkebeh spends her time thinking about how to get aid across the border and into the heart of the most besieged cities.


This Polish mayor has become a hero for Ukrainians in crisis. But what of his past?

Friday, March 11, 2022

Wojciech Bakun admits he was ill-prepared to become a front-line humanitarian worker dealing with the rush of refugees from Ukraine. And some onlookers have been surprised by his response too.


A Polish hotel recovering from its own tragic past has become a refuge for Ukrainians

Thursday, March 10, 2022

The Hotel Ilan in Poland has a renowned and troubled history for the country's Jewish community. Now, it has found a new purpose helping Ukrainians fleeing the war Russia has wrought on their country.


One woman's 18-point survival checklist for fleeing Ukraine as Russia invades

Wednesday, March 09, 2022

As millions flee Ukraine, one woman's checklist for surviving the train ride into Poland reveals the desperation and struggle that awaits those who leave.


A rescue team evacuates premature American twins from Kyiv in a daring mission

Tuesday, March 08, 2022

The twin boys, Lenny and Moishe, were born just as Russia invaded Ukraine. A specialist team of U.S. Army veterans hatched a desperate plan to bring them into Poland and, hopefully, to safety.


We're trying everything to avoid WWIII, acting U.S. ambassador to Ukraine says

Monday, March 07, 2022

As Russia continues its invasion of Ukraine, NATO forces are building in border countries in an effort to contain the conflict and prevent a wider war, according to the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine.


A part of the NATO treaty could turn Russia's invasion of Ukraine into a wider war

Saturday, February 26, 2022

Article 5 of the North Atlantic Treaty means that an attack on one member state is determined to be an attack on all. Ukraine is not part of the alliance — but some of its neighbors are.


One witness describes the Russian invasion of Ukraine: 'I woke up and heard bombing'

Thursday, February 24, 2022

When 22-year-old college student Vitaliy Shutov went to bed last night, he didn't think a Russian invasion of Ukraine would actually happen. Then he woke to the sounds of explosions.


Read the impassioned plea from Ukraine's U.N. ambassador to Russia to stop the war

Thursday, February 24, 2022

Ukraine's U.N. Ambassador Sergiy Kyslytsya delivered a charged address at the Security Council, demanding the Russian representative phone Moscow to call off the war.


It's time to recalculate your COVID 'risk budget'. Here's how

Wednesday, December 29, 2021

The omicron situation seems to be changing so fast that it's hard to figure out which activities are safe on any given day. Two experts guide us through how to make a smart risk budget.


Prosecutor says she received 'pushback' after charging parents over Michigan shooting

Saturday, December 18, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Oakland County prosecutor Karen McDonald about working on the Oxford High School shooting case and working toward safer schools.