The rules are what make the game, and increasingly that means more and more rules off the playing field. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Mike Pesca of slate.com about the NFL's revised conduct policy.
Greyhound turned 100 this year. To celebrate, Weekend Edition listeners share their most memorable bus journeys. Some are bumpy, some are smelly and some are just downright scary.
Tens of thousands gathered in cities across the country Saturday to draw attention to several high profile deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of police.
The Senate voted late Saturday to pass a bill that will fund the government through the end of the fiscal year. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to NPR's Mara Liasson about the rare Saturday session.
Weekend Edition staff have been picking their favorite interviews from 2014. Editor Jordana Hochman and producer Chris Benderev talk with NPR's Rachel Martin about a story of transracial adoption.
Jazz saxophonist Jimmy Greene's album is dedicated to his 6-year-old daughter, Ana, killed in the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. This story first aired on Nov. 28 on All Things Considered.
In Mexico, authorities continue the investigation into the kidnapping and presumed murder of 43 students from a college in Guerrero. Now one man says he's a survivor of that attack.
Disputes between tenants and landlords often end up in the courts. And in New York City, win or lose, tenants may end up with a bad rap that can make it hard to rent again.
Billy Boyd was Pippin in The Lord of the Rings, but he's also a musician. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to him about writing the final song for the new Hobbit movie, The Battle of the Five Armies.
With the holiday season, comes holiday movies, and this year marks the 25th anniversary of one of the best — National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation.
It's the season of holiday cocktail parties and Dan Pashman of the Sporkful podcast has tips for how to be a good guest and host. For instance, if you want to enjoy drinks and appetizers, buddy up.
In our Weekend Reads series, NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Meg Medina about Isabel Quintero's novel, Gabi, a Girl in Pieces. It's the story of a Mexican-American teenager struggling with her identity.
Farmers raise millions of goats. But little has been known about how to tell if a goat is doing OK — until now. A new study reveals the signs of a happy ruminant.
The deal sets the stage for a global pact in Paris next year, but rejected a rigorous review of the greenhouse gas emissions limits the plan.
Between the vocal hook in Iggy Azalea's "Fancy" and The Fault In Our Stars' soundtrack single, it's been Charli XCX's year. But it took some screams to create her sophomore album.
Mariota won by a landslide, bringing home the first Heisman for the University of Oregon Ducks.
Race is at the forefront of the current debate over police use of deadly force. But one shooting brought attention to another factor at play when police shoot civilians and receive no punishment.
A rooster crowing in the dead of night? A sinister ice-cream truck on the streets of Moscow? No, it's the musical automaton clock at the Puppet Theater in Russia.
Thousands of people marched on Sunday from downtown Washington, D.C., to the U.S. Capitol, to outline an agenda for addressing police use of force. NPR's Arun Rath talks with correspondent Laura Sullivan, who attended the rally.
Karen Dawisha's new book Putin's Kleptocracy: Who Owns Russia shows how Russian president Vladimir Putin has enabled his cronies to become enormously wealthy under his kleptocratic rule.