There's a controversy in the world of curling. New broom technology is changing the way the game is played — making it too easy, players like Brad Gushue say. So, researchers tried to find a solution.
UnREAL is a fictional behind-the-scenes drama of a reality dating show. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to co-creator Sarah Gertrude Shapiro.
For this week's Hanging On, NPR's Rachel Martin talks with poet and activist Bobby LeFebre about gentrification in North Denver. LeFebre has watched his neighborhood change over the past 15 years.
A year ago, two murderers escaped from a maximum security prison in New York. Today, questions about the troubled prison system remain, with accusations of mismanagement and violence by prison guards.
Carole Lechan of Massachusetts and Jane Anderson of New Zealand have been pen pals since they were nine years old. Last week, after 56 years of writing, they finally met.
Which TV characters end up in body bags? Vox culture critic Caroline Framke counted every fictional character's death that happened last season. She talks to NPR's Rachel Martin about what she found.
The sports world is mourning the loss of Muhammad Ali. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks about Ali's achievements with Mike Pesca, host of Slate's The Gist podcast. They also look ahead to the NBA finals.
Bob Hung is the only Mandarin-speaking officer on patrol in Monterey Park, Calif., which is half Chinese. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Hung about why it is so difficult to recruit Asian officers.
Thousands of demonstrators are expected to be arrested during this summer's Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Police, lawyers, judges and the courts are all gearing up for the onslaught.
Donald Trump does not poll well with Latinos. NPR's Rachel Martin asks Mario Guerra, a former California mayor, about whether Trump will hurt efforts to get Latinos to vote Republican.
Muhammad Ali described himself as black, confident and cocky. NPR's Rachel Martin and Jelani Cobb of The New Yorker discuss Muhammad Ali's legacy.
A Minnesota jury has found three men guilty of trying to join ISIS. NPR's Rachel Martin spoke with "deradicalization" expert Daniel Koehler, who was asked by the judge to evaluate the defendants.
The U.S. continues its "pivot to Asia," as security concerns in the region grow. This week, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a joint meeting of Congress, a rare honor.
The Boeing 707 that carried assassinated President John F. Kennedy's body from Dallas to Washington, D.C., is center stage in a new $40 million hanger at the U.S. Air Force Museum in Dayton, Ohio.
In her new book Magic and Loss, Virginia Heffernan makes the case for the Internet as art. Just look at Twitter, she says. "It's hard to think of a time when poetry was more powerful."