NPR's Rachel Martin talks to reporters Tamara Keith and Ailsa Chang about NPR's She Votes series, and the critical role women could play in the 2014 midterm elections.
NPR's Rachel Martin talks with Michael Cunningham about his new book, The Snow Queen, in which his characters plunge into the metaphysical world while navigating family relationships.
For the first time, foreign amateur competitors were allowed to participate in the Pyongyang marathon in North Korea. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with British runner Will Philipps about his experience.
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Ex-security head: Israel soft on anti-Arab crimes
Report: Rebel infighting in eastern Syria kills 62
SC Sen. Graham avoids big re-election challenge
It's hard to bring science to the public. The subtleties of research are often lost in translation when they surface in the news. Commentator Alva Noë wonders why.
As social media companies clamor to build their messaging services, Snapchat's new chat feature brings the intimacy and immediacy of the app to longer lasting conversations.
There has been great progress in improving the health of most young kids, but newborns have not seen the same success. Researchers know the main causes of death. The challenge now is combating them.
They are so sleek, so graceful, with such gorgeous eyes, tufted ears — but then they speak. And you think, "Oh no! Why? Why?"
Michael Graczyk has been witnessing and writing about executions in Texas for 30 years as a criminal justice reporter for The Associated Press. One challenge, he says, is not falling into a formula.
One of the most celebrated voices of her generation talks about her new autobiography, Stand Up Straight and Sing! The opera star journeyed from the segregated South to a divided Berlin and beyond.
The mind behind the music of Inception, Gladiator and more says he was looking for someone who would take his prompt and "ignore it as much as possible." He and the winner joined NPR's Rachel Martin.
Bridge collapses in south China, killing 11
Passenger train derails in India; at least 10 dead
South Korea leader visits kin of ferry missing
Ukraine claims advances on rebel-held positions
Egypt militants claim responsibility for 2 attacks
Obamacare to gridlock, fair game for Obama's jokes