David Greene speaks with Alt.Latino host Felix Contreras about Grupo Fantasma. Its new album, "Problemas," can be heard in full on our website this week, as part of NPR Music's "First Listen" feature.
David Greene talks to tropical meteorologist Kristen Corbosiero of the University of Albany in New York about what made the once-mighty Hurricane Patricia so powerful and unpredictable.
At Pope Francis' synod on the family, African bishops played a crucial role in the debate for the first time. Steve Inskeep speaks with Archbishop Charles Palmer-Buckle, the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Accra, Ghana.
Catholic bishops wrapped up a three-week gathering at the Vatican this weekend that focused on family issues, but was overshadowed by doctrinal differences.
The three remaining Democratic presidential candidates appeared at a major event in Iowa over the weekend, the annual Jefferson-Jackson Dinner, with thousands of party activists in attendance.
Pulitizer Prize-winning author Stacy Schiff's last book was a best-seller about Cleopatra. Now, the Massachusetts native is out with a history of a subject closer to home: The 1692 Salem witch trials.
At lot of people think the doctors are being way too absolutist about moderate drinking in pregnancy. But the doctors say since there's no way to know what's safe, it's not worth the risk.
For three seasons, fans have flocked to Hulu for East Los High. The teen soap follows its characters through the tumult of adolescence and uses a secret weapon to deliver life lessons along the way.
As resale prices drop, the emissions cheating scandal is costing customers who want to sell their Volkswagen diesels. "I think it's a tainted product now," says analyst Dave Galvin.
In 1893, a German scientist made a striking discovery: Cells from a fetus hide out in a mother's body after birth. Scientists say these cells alter the risk of breast cancer and autoimmune diseases.