Playwright Qui Nguyen's latest work tells the story of how his parents met in an Arkansas refugee camp in 1975.
The U.S.-backed Iraqi offensive to try to force ISIS from Mosul may be just days away. Hundreds of thousands could be displaced in the fighting but the nearest camp can only accommodate 50,000 people.
Steve Inskeep recalls speaking to singer-songwriter Bob Dylan, who told him honors and accolades can get in the way of creativity. (This piece initially aired on Oct. 12, 2004 on Morning Edition).
Conservative talk show host and activist Erick Erickson has decided to support independent candidate Evan McMullin for president. What could this mean for the conservative movement?
Renee Montagne talks to Tim Miller, communications director for Jeb Bush's campaign and partner at Definers, a firm that specializes in opposition research, about the Trump misconduct allegations.
The U.S.-backed Iraqi offensive to try to force ISIS from Mosul could be just days away — prompting dread for thousands of refugees, and those who'll aid the many more who could be displaced.
Steve Inskeep and Renee Montagne report on new research that shows the mechanism through which mice and rats squeak is similar to a supersonic jet engine.
Calls to the country's largest sexual assault hotline have spiked since a video came out of Donald Trump bragging about molesting women. We hear from sexual assault survivors about the tape.
Qui Nguyen's latest work tells the story of how his parents met in an Arkansas refugee camp. As the son of immigrants, he says it's important that the next president welcome newcomers to the U.S.
British politicians are trying to reverse a sharp drop in the value of the British pound as the Scottish National Party threatens another referendum on independence.
Planet Money digs into the complex economics of international postage. When we send a letter to a foreign country, how should the stamp money be shared with the people delivering the letter?
The U.S. fired missiles into Yemen as a response to Navy warships being fired upon. Steve Inskeep talks to Stephen Seche, a former U.S. ambassador to Yemen, to understand what's at stake there.
Thailand's beloved monarch has died at age 88. The king's son is set to take over the throne, but he doesn't have the same levels of popularity as his father.
Donald Trump renewed charges against Hillary Clinton, such as her private email server and damaging information from leaked emails, such as her purported support for "open trade and open borders."
A teenager faces an unplanned pregnancy in this debut novel by Brit Bennett. The 26-year-old author says people don't necessarily ask themselves: What would I do if I were in this situation?
A spokesman says 21 of more than 200 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram insurgents two years ago have been released after talks brokered by the International Red Cross and the Swiss government.
The U.S. has launched missiles at three radar installations on Yemen's coast. It's the first time that the U.S. has carried out strikes against the Houthi rebels during the conflict in Yemen.
The academy on Thursday honored Bob Dylan for "having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition." He is the first American to win the prize in more than two decades.
Dylan won "for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition," according to the citation by the Swedish Academy, the committee that annually decides the winner.
The J.R. Simplot company sells twisted french fries called "Sidewinders." The Times-News of Idaho reports the company is suing McCain Foods, which sells new "Twisted Potato" fries.