Real estate mogul and reality TV star Donald Trump is polling surprisingly well in New Hampshire. NPR unpacks Trump's appeal to the state's voters.
From a low of about 20, the population of Florida's state animal has grown to about 200 — enough, wildlife officials say, to warrant taking them off the endangered species list. Not everyone agrees.
The health insurance company Aetna announced Friday it will buy rival Humana for $37 billion. The merger comes as other health insurers consider consolidating to cut costs.
Also this week, misconceptions about slavery. And, the struggle for gay Christians trying to keep the faith.
A new documentary tells a riveting story of the way power and violence intersect along the Arizona border and in embattled Michoacan, Mexico.
Brad Meltzer is known for his political thrillers, but he also writes kids books about real-life people like Rosa Parks and Amelia Earhart.
The Founding Father believed July 2, 1776, was the really the big day – the day the Continental Congress voted for independence.
André Borschberg, flying Solar Impulse 2, set a new record of 120 hours in the cockpit on a journey from Japan to Hawaii.
Recent attacks in North Carolina have heightened the negative public perception of sharks. But for Stewart, sharks are like family.
Some experts say it's the inevitable bursting of the Chinese economic bubble, but officials in China suspect foreign manipulation.
After serving the Jewish community in Revere, Massachusetts, for 103 years, Congregation Tifereth Israel is closing.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is calling on voters to reject a proposed bailout when they head to the polls on Sunday.
The new film illustrates the inner workings of an 11-year-old's mind. Her emotions — Sadness, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Joy — are the stars. Originally broadcast June 10, 2015.
The singer-songwriter brings his acoustic guitar to the Fresh Air studio to sing some new songs as well as some of his favorites from the 1920s and '30s. Originally broadcast April 27, 2014.
Seth Jones of the International Security and Defense Policy Center at Rand, discusses why law enforcement issued the alert.
Three new cases of the deadly virus have been found in Liberia, two months after the country was declared Ebola-free.
NPR Books editor Petra Mayer and Cleveland poet and bookstore owner R. A. Washington share their picks.
The insurgent political movement, which has just three members in parliament, led the rollback of the 75-year-old law that made it a crime to "ridicule or insult" religious teachings.
Historian Joseph Ellis's latest book takes us beyond the Declaration of Independence, to what happened after the war ended.
The tiny town of Yarnell, about 80 miles north of Phoenix, was so devastated by the fire, people wondered if it would ever recover.