NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to journalist Thanassis Cambanis, who visited regime-held areas where Syrians are hopeful Russian airstrikes will help bring a swift end to the conflict.
NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Wided Bouchamaoui, president of the Tunisian Employers' Union, and a member of the National Dialogue Quartet in Tunisia, about winning the Nobel Peace Prize Friday.
Volkswagen faces two enormous repair jobs: fixing its polluting diesel cars and its battered reputation. Both may be much harder to fix than anything other scandal-plagued car companies have faced.
NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with DeRay McKesson of the group, "We The Protesters," about the meeting with presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in Washington, D.C., Friday.
Experts say the field of forensic DNA is having a moment of truth about years of overstated claims, and it may tarnish its reputation as the "gold standard" of legal evidence.
Pauline Cafferkey, who caught the virus last winter in Sierra Leone, was taken to the hospital with an "unusual late complication" from her previous infection. That's a surprise — and a concern.
With Kevin McCarthy out of the race for House speaker, the path forward is not clear. Everyone is pointing to Paul Ryan, but what if he doesn't do it?
James Blake returned to the BBC Radio 1 Residency to perform a chilling rendition of the Simon & Garfunkel classic with Bon Iver's Justin Vernon.
NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Dennis Ross about his book, which explores why the countries are close despite foreign policy establishment rhetoric suggesting ties are detrimental to U.S. interests.
Mexico says it will allow seven experts from five countries to re-examine the crime area. Mexican officials have said 43 students were kidnapped, murdered and burned
Critics say the U.S. is one of the few industrialized nations not to offer any paid leave for new parents, but now the Washington, D.C., Council is considering a bill that would grant workers in the nation's capital 16 weeks of paid leave — more than anywhere else in the U.S.
Black men from across the country gathered for the Million Man March in Washington D.C., 20 years ago. Led by Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, the march was billed as a day of atonement. Farrakhan and others plan to rally in Washington, D.C, again this Saturday to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the March and to renew a call for justice.
While people in Oregon are still mourning those lost in a shooting at Umpqua Community College, other school shootings in the United States continue to make headlines. Two separate incidents, one in Texas and another in Arizona occurred this week.
Germany is rejecting more asylum claims from migrants who fail to prove they are true refugees. But stepping up deportations has not discouraged migrants from making the perilous journey.
Will Leitch, senior writer for the website, Sports on Earth, says the once friendly regional rivalry between Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals fans might now be reaching a turning point.
A new podcast from ESPN called "One Nación" caters to bilingual fans who don't want to choose between English and Spanish sports coverage.
In the US, there's a widespread notion that Mexicans fleeing cartel violence go north. In reality, most of these people move somewhere else in Mexico, becoming internal refugees in their own country.
After the U.S. embargo against Cuba began, the Dominican Republic became the world's top cigar exporter. But now, talk of ending the embargo has lit up a cigar war between the two countries.
Cubans culture has dominated Miami for the last 50 years. But recently, other Latin Americans have been moving in — leading to tension around the idea that Cuban immigrants get preferential treatment.
More and more Americans are retiring to Latin America, where their money goes further. But for the Andean town of Cotacachi, Ecuador, the influx has brought challenges.