Ammon Bundy is asking the remaining armed militants occupying a national wildlife refuge in Oregon to stand down and return home to their families. Bundy was arrested on Tuesday.
Steve Inskeep talks to Martin Henriksen of the Danish People's Party about a new law in Denmark requiring migrants to hand over personal property, to pay for government services they'll be getting.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is in Paris, where he's holding talks with French leaders and marking the lifting of sanctions on Iran by signing major contracts with a number of French companies
Most of the workers who are picking oranges in Florida are temporary "guest" workers from Mexico. They have signed contracts to work for growers who arranged their visas and provide their housing.
Having millions of followers on Twitter or Instagram isn't necessarily a great achievement if they don't engage with you. Putting a value on social media followers is a burgeoning business.
McSweeney's came up with a game: Millennial Think-Piece Bingo. The next time you're reading a deep dive on 18 to 35-year-olds. Play along, with squares like: entitlement complex.
Drivers in Charlotte, N.C., are equipped with a children's toy called Bop It. It's a test of reflexes — you're supposed to press buttons when the toy tells you. It's considered a great diversion.
Steve Inskeep talks to John Sepulvado of with Oregon Public Broadcasting for the latest developments in the occupation of a wildlife refuge in Oregon.
Character actor Abe Vigoda has died at the age of 94. He was known for his role as Tessio in the first "Godfather" movie, as well as Fish in the TV series "Barney Miller." Vigoda was also the subject of rumors of his death going back to the 1980s.
Former Texas Governor Rick Perry, who dropped out of the Republican presidential race last year, is back on the trail this week in Iowa. This time in support of fellow Texan, Senator Ted Cruz.
Some Latin American countries are calling on women to postpone getting pregnant. Women's rights activist Monica Roa thinks that's "naive and ineffective."
Ohio Gov. John Kasich has held more town halls in New Hampshire than any other candidate — 80 to date. He's hoping a strong performance in the state will keep his campaign alive.
Ohio Gov. John Kasich appears to be gaining traction in the state's GOP presidential primary race. Kasich has held 80 town halls there this campaign season — more than any other candidate.
The stalemate between the Republican governor and the Democratic legislature has left Illinois without a budget. In that atmosphere, Gov. Bruce Rauner is present his State of the State address.
The Zika virus has been spreading across Latin America and it is expected to reach every country in the Americas except Canada. The virus causes birth defects. Ecuador, El Salvador, Jamaica and Colombia are asking women to delay pregnancies during the outbreak. Renee Montagne talks to Monika Roa of Women's Link Worldwide, which is a gender rights organization.
A field experiment into political fundraising reveals something interesting: Small donors are more likely to open their wallets for political campaigns when they are told that other donors who support a rival candidate are being generous.
Iran's president is on his first trip to the West since sanctions were lifted, visiting Rome earlier in the week, and Paris on Wednesday. Some European countries were big trading partners with Iran in the past, but while their companies are eager to rebuild that trade, they're also wary of Iran's hard liners and American prosecutors.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is endorsing a plan to put Atlantic City's finances under state control. The five-year program would allow the state to restructure debt, cancel collective bargaining agreements and sell off city assets. But after Tuesday's announcement, residents and local leaders expressed anger at the possibility of a state takeover.
A Texas Grand Jury has indicted two anti-abortion activists who targeted Planned Parenthood last year. To explain why this case is so unusual, Steve Inskeep talks to Philip Hilder, a criminal defense attorney and a former federal prosecutor in Houston.
The Birth of a Nation, directed, written, produced and starring Nate Parker, received an overwhelming response at the premiere. Renee Montagne talks to Justin Chang, chief film critic for Variety.