As Donald Trump moves to name his pick for Defense secretary and secretary of State, David Greene talks to Leon Panetta, who served as CIA director and Defense secretary in the Obama administration.
Food banks are increasingly saying no to cakes, holiday candy and other junk food donations. But some schools are sending them healthier donations by salvaging uneaten foods in their cafeterias.
By way of Brazil, where they migrated in recent years, many Haitians are now hoping to resettle in the U.S. But a shift in policy has left some 5,000 stranded at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Chef Mike Isabella, a renowned restaurateur, has devised some delectable spinoffs of traditional turkey accompaniments, while staying true to classic roots.
Sarah Gerhardt is the first woman to ever surf Mavericks, the famously dangerous big-wave spot in northern California. Soon she will be part of the first women's heat in a surfing contest there.
Westgate resorts bought all the townhouses in an Orlando community — except one. Julieta Corredor declined to sell. She's suing now to keep her house from being surrounded by a timeshare development.
Voters in an online poll have declared the airport in Minneapolis-St. Paul to have "America's Best Restroom." The poll was run by Cintas, a company that makes bathroom products.
Since 1892, Vigo County in Indiana has voted for the winning presidential candidate in every election but two. What did the voters there see about Donald Trumps candidacy?
As it keeps up the pressure on freedom of expression, a judge has sentenced the head of the national journalists' union and two of the group's board members to two years in jail.
Utica has been shaped for decades by its policy of welcoming refugees. People there say the fear many Americans feel over new Muslim immigrants doesn't match their community.
David Greene talks to political operative David Brock about his plans to organize wealthy Democratic donors against Donald Trump. Brock has invited donors to a retreat of sorts this winter in Florida.
Beatty's career spans nearly six decades. Fitting then that his movie, Rules Don't Apply, is a look at classic Hollywood. Beatty wrote, directed and stars in the film as the legendary Howard Hughes.
New testing of athletes from the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics have found more doping violations. Medals have been stripped and awarded to new athletes. Expect more discipline to follow.
David Greene talks to Foreign Policy columnist James Bamford about the future of NSA Director Admiral Mike Rogers, whose tenure has been rocked by cyber-security breaches of classified material.
On Monday, we boarded a train with NPR's Philip Reeves to take a tour of Pakistan. Our journey began in Rawalpindi, and after riding 1,000 miles south, we'll end up in Karachi on Wednesday.
David Greene talks to former Rep. Barney Frank about President-elect Donald Trump's possible economic appointees, and the potential dismantling of the Dodd-Frank Act by the incoming administration.
U.S.-Philippine relations have been rocky. The new trade envoy tasked with improving them is a Philippine real estate magnate who's already working with Donald Trump on a major building project.
Rudy Giuliani is a leading contender for secretary of state in a Trump administration, but as mayor of New York he waded into conflicts with Yasser Arafat and parking scofflaws at the United Nations.
The president-elect met at Trump Tower with executives and anchors from five major TV networks, where he complained about "unfair coverage" before taking questions about his political intentions.
The lack of specifics on health care from the president-elect means a plan released in June by House Speaker Paul Ryan is the best outline of what the GOP would like to replace Obamacare.