In the Indian capital of New Delhi — the city with the most polluted air in the world — exercising outdoors is as good for your lungs as chain smoking. A triathlete explains why he keeps at it.
The process uses regular wood to make a building material as strong as steel. It's been manufactured and used in buildings in Europe for years. A mill in Oregon is the first in the U.S. to produce it.
On Nebraska's primary day, Renee Montagne talks to Rep. Jeff Fortenberry, who endorsed Carly Fiorina early on in the GOP presidential race, but has not endorsed Donald Trump.
The governor's lawsuit against the Department of Justice is over the contention that the state is violating the Civil Rights Act with its new law that limits protections for LGBT people.
Missouri is the only state without a prescription drug database. David Greene talks to Danna Droz of the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy; Bram Sable-Smith of member station KBIA reports.
America's culture war is being fought inside evangelical Christian circles. Some are resisting secular society's trends that conflict with biblical teaching. Others have found a way to live with them.
Jeanne Antoinette Poisson, Marquise de Pompadour, may be best known as King Louis XV's chief mistress. But she was also a well-educated tastemaker, a patron of the arts and an artist in her own right.
To fight radicalization of young Muslims, a German program applies lessons from a unexpected source: reformed neo-Nazis. "There is a commonality between extremist ideologies," says a counselor.
North Carolina is going to court over its new law that limits protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. Renee Montagne gets the latest from WUNC reporter Jeff Tiberii.
The cartoon has been called out in America for racial stereotypes and smoking. And now, an Egyptian official says the cat-and-mouse cartoon is responsible for violence in the Middle East.
Before a playoff game against Toronto, Dwayne Wade made practice shots during Canada's national anthem Canadians said he violated a rule that players stand in a dignified posture during anthems.
Jury selection starts Monday in this country's largest ISIS recruitment trial to date. Three Somali-Americans face charges in a Minneapolis federal court for allegedly planning to join ISIS in Syria.
David Greene talks to columnist and commentator Cokie Roberts and Tucker Carlson, editor-in-chief of "The Daily Caller," about the week ahead in politics. West Virginia and Nebraska hold primaries on Tuesday.
Three and half years after a brutal gang rape in the Indian capital New Delhi ignited global outrage, a new report finds that rape suspects there have an 83 percent chance of acquittal.
Renee Montagne talks to N.C. Rep. Paul Stam, one of the sponsors of House Bill 2, about the Justice Department's determination that the measure violates federal civil rights laws.
2016 is the year of the SUV and pick up truck. Car sales aren't keeping up. Each month their share of the market slips a bit. Lower gas prices and changing consumer tastes are making the sedan an endangered species.
For years, police have used dogs like German Shepherds and blood hounds to sniff out things a human officer might miss. As more evidence goes digital — getting stashed on hard drives and cell phones — officers are training their K-9s to sniff out clues there, too.
David Greene talks to Mac Stipanovich, a former Bush aide and longtime Republican strategist in Florida, on his assertion that not voting for Donald Trump — or even voting for Hillary Clinton — is the better option for Republicans in November's general election.
Researchers from Oregon State University find that when healthy adults work one year past the typical retirement age of 65 they increase their odds of living longer.
Five candidates are running to replace the current president, and more than 45,000 candidates are contesting 18,000 national, congressional and local elections. Authorities are on the look out for election fraud and violence.