For more on how the Yemen conflict may affect other issues such as the Iranian nuclear talks, Steve Inskeep talks to Robin Wright, a contributor to "The New Yorker" and a joint fellow at the U.S. Institute Of Peace and the Woodrow Wilson International Center.
Member of the coalition conducting air strikes in Yemen this week, are also members of the U.S.-led coalition in Syria that's been waging an air campaign against the self-styled Islamic State.
Last week we aired a piece about right-to-work laws in Kentucky. To clarify some assertions made in the piece, Steve Inskeep talks to David Wessel, who explains what impact those laws have on income and economic growth. Wessel is director of the Hutchins Center at the Brookings Institution and a contributing correspondent to "The Wall Street Journal."
More than a million people have been displaced by Boko Haram attacks in northeastern Nigeria. Many of them are voters. But will they be able to cast their ballots in Saturday's presidential election when so far from their homes? This is one of the many challenges facing Nigeria's electoral commission.
The investigation continues into the fatal crash of a Germanwings flight that is believed to have been compromised by the co-pilot. Investigators have begun thepainstaking process of piecing together information from the black box recordings to try to draw conclusions about the cause of the crash which may never be known with absolute certainty.
As it does every time the Senate takes up a budget resolution, it spends hours voting on proposals senators want to add to the budget document, which isn't technically a budget but a vision statement.
Indiana's governor is the latest to sign into law a controversial measure that would allow businesses and individuals to act based on their religious beliefs. Gay rights groups worry that it will be used to discriminate and deny services such as gay weddings. Convention organizers say the new law may cause them to bypass the state.
Writer-director Noah Baumbach has made some of the most talked about indie films. He's back with: "While We're Young." Los Angeles Times and Morning Edition film critic Kenneth Turan says its one of his best.
Nigerians pick their president on Saturday. For election officials, the challenges include providing ballots for more than a million people displaced by Boko Haram attacks.
The co-pilot appears to have deliberately crashed the plane carrying 150 people into the French Alps after the pilot had left the cockpit, the Marseille prosecutor said at a news conference Thursday.
The White House has been trying to stem the flow of unaccompanied children into the U.S. from Mexico. Steve Inskeep talks to Human Rights Watch's Bill Felick and the State Department's Simon Henshaw.
Back in high school, Jeff Wilson accidentally hit Tammie Baird with his car. Now 30 years later, they're amazed at how that traumatic experience led to dramatic changes for both of them.
Some of the seafood that winds up in American grocery stores, in restaurants, even in cat food, may have been caught by Burmese slaves, a year-long investigation by the Associated Press finds.
During astronaut Scott Kelly's year in space, scientists will compare his physiology with that of his twin brother, Mark, to study the effect of prolonged space flight on the human body.
Several crimes around the U.S. have been tied to the website's in-person transactions. So police departments are offering up their parking lots to provide a secure space for buying and selling stuff.
French officials believe the co-pilot of the Germanwings plane that went down in the Alps intentionally crashed the plane. Steve Inskeep speaks with NPR's Eleanor Beardsley for the latest.
A New York man sent his ailing son in Pennsylvania a get-well card and a scratch-off lottery ticket. There's a good chance he's feeling better. The ticket was a winner — a $7 million winner.
A driver near Tacoma, Wash., used a cardboard cutout of the Dos Equis pitchman to use the HOV lane. KOMO-TV reports when a state trooper caught the scam, the driver protested, "He's my best friend."
Each year, tens of thousands of mostly African migrants cross the sea in rafts and dinghies, in search of a better life in Europe. There is another way those migrants get into Europe — over land in Ceuta, which is one of two Spanish territories in Africa.
A minor league goalie is taking the National Hockey League by storm. Andrew the "Hamburglar" Hammond, is on a record setting win streak that has vaulted his Ottawa Senators from almost near the bottom of the standings into a playoff position. David Greene talks to Roy MacGregor, a columnist for Canada's "The Globe and Mail" newspaper.