NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Anne Richard, Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees and Migration, about the screening process refugees go through before entering the United States.
Morrison is part of a small group of independent singers who are challenging the sound of pop in Mexico. She speaks with NPR's Rachel Martin abut her new album, Amor Supremo.
NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Michael Ratney, U.S. Special Envoy for Syria, about the future of U.S. strategy in Syria, especially in the wake of the Paris attacks.
The Belgian prime minister has urged more surveillance and border controls. But it's not clear that Belgians will trade privacy and civil liberties in promise of better security.
At the close of an Asian summit in Malaysia, President Obama vowed to destroy ISIS on the battlefield, while also saying that the most powerful tool was to show ISIS "that we're not afraid."
In this week's Sunday Puzzle, each sentence contains two words that have homophones that are opposites. For each sentence given, find the homophone opposites.
Thanksgiving for most people in America means family, turkey and stuffing. We asked NPR's readers what stuffing they make. Turns out there's a lot of passion and variety when it comes to stuffing.
Did you see the movie Rocky? Or the sequels? A new film called Creed is a spin-off from the franchise. NPR's Rachel Martin caught up with the film's star Michael B. Jordan.
Ashley Nell Tipton is the winning designer in the latest season of Project Runway. NPR's Rachel Martin talks with her about what her win means for the plus-size fashion industry.
Titans of car air fresheners are at war. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with New York Times reporter Andy Newman about one tree-shaped freshener company suing another.
Thousands of Japan's historic Buddhist temples are expected to shut down. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Ian Reader, an expert on Japanese culture, on how Buddhism is changing in the country.
The remains of St. Maria Goretti just finished a 54-city tour of the U.S. At the relic's final stop, in Oklahoma City, one widow went to seek the strength to forgive her husband's murderer — her son.
In Sao Paulo, home to 20 million people, water shortages have become part of daily life. Some residents are leaving for lusher regions. Ecologists say Amazon deforestation may be affecting rainfall.
This week's Barbershop will explore whether politics or mobile phones should be allowed at the Thanksgiving dinner table with Steven Petrow, who writes the Civilities column for the Washington Post, Harriette Cole, who writes the syndicated advice column Sense and Sensitivity, and NPR's Sam Sanders.
Evangelical voters in Iowa are divided over whether to side with religious leaders urging compassion for downtrodden Syrian refugees or politicians who say it's too dangerous to admit such refugees.
Haitian-American musician Pras Michel talks about his new documentary, Sweet Micky for President, which chronicles an unconventional presidential election in post-earthquake Haiti.
The residents of Bamako, Mali, are in shock after Friday's deadly terrorist attack on a hotel, for which an al-Qaida linked group has claimed responsibility.
On Tuesday, Minoru "Min" Yasui will posthumously receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom for his fight against the military curfew imposed upon Japanese-Americans during World War II.
Religious leaders discuss the Syrian refugee crisis and how people of faith are navigating politics. NPR speaks to Pastor Russell Moore, head of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission for the Southern Baptist Convention and Rabbi David Wolpe of the Sinai Temple in Los Angeles.
Evangelical voters in Iowa are divided over whether to side with religious teachings urging compassion for downtrodden Syrian refugees or Republican politicians who say it's too dangerous to allow Syrians to enter the United States.