Yes there are other bands from Russia besides Pussy Riot. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Daniil Brod, lead singer for Pompeya, who says they wanted to create music that's sunny, light and fun.
Saudi Arabia's Shiite Muslim minority rose up four years ago to demand equal rights. Now it's even more marginalized, as the Sunni government wages war against Shiite fighters in neighboring Yemen.
Data guru Nate Silver of FiveThirtyEight.com tells NPR's Scott Simon how all the forecasts, including his own, were so far off in predicting the results of this week's British election.
After conservatives swept to power in the British vote on Thursday, we look at the election's many losers and what their defeat means.
As Moscow marks 70 years since the allied victory over Hitler, NPR's Scott Simon talks to former NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen about the West's frayed relations with Russia.
NPR's Corey Flintoff tells NPR's Scott Simon about Russia's celebration of the victory over Hitler 70 years ago Saturday. Western leaders stayed away to protest Russian moves on Ukraine.
Since 2002, LGBT South Asians have regularly gathered in New York City for this blowout dance party. Attendees welcome the chance to be open about their sexuality and embrace their heritage.
People accused them of making everyone sick and threw water at them. But community volunteers pushed on, knocking on doors to stop the virus's spread. On May 9, Liberia will be declared Ebola-free.
New York Mayor Bill De Blasio had to wait a full 20 minutes for the subway. NPR's Scott Simon says that New Yorkers responded with a collective shrug and thought, join the club, buddy.
Tell us about the songs that crush you no matter how many times you hear them.
It once took Matthew Diffee years of trying — and a push from his mom — to get one beloved cartoon in the magazine. Diffee's new collection is called Hand Drawn Jokes for Smart Attractive People.
From corsets and codpieces to shapewear and Spanx, people have tried to change their silhouettes for centuries. From The Seams, Jacki Lyden takes us on a sartorial tour of shapewear.