It took a Freedom of Information Act to get the Chicago Public Schools to disclose what's in the chicken nuggets they serve in their cafeterias. NPR's Scott Simon reveals the chemical contents.
This week saw an unfortunate late-season swoon for the Pacers, and the first Masters tournament without Tiger Woods in 20 years. Will he return from his injury? NPR's Scott Simon talks to sports correspondent Tom Goldman.
After-credits scenes have a long history in the movies, from the original Ocean's 11 to the latest Captain America. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with writer Alex Suskind about this cinematic trope.
Pentecostalism is spreading rapidly throughout sub-Saharan Africa. Half of the world's pentecostalists live there, and Cameroon's government has deemed the church a national threat.
A recent outbreak of Ebola in Guinea has the country on edge. Guineans have never experienced the deadly virus, and are having to learn quickly how to protect themselves.
A pro-Russian group is one of several that have seized public government buildings in the past week. Ukrainian officials promise a "very tough" response.
Attempted Libya jailbreak leaves 2 prisoners dead
The unabashedly earnest and sentimental folksinger stops by the NPR Music offices for an intimate glimpse of three sweet songs from his new album, Grass Punks.
Parenting any child requires getting comfortable with a degree of anxiety. But parenting an autistic child who is black carries a distinct set of challenges, says one mother.
Whenever writer Yiyun Li feels guilty about her parenting choices, she turns to Peanuts for refuge, holding on to the comforting comic strip as tightly as Linus clutches his security blanket.
Obama reiterates call for equal pay for women
Armed men seize eastern Ukraine police station
UN climate report balances science and politics
Waiting for water: Myanmar villages left behind
Outkast reunite, headline Coachella festival
Iran says has no plans to substitute UN envoy pick
An action thriller of a symphony, Mahler's First is piled high with ambition, self-reflection and fear. Conductor Marin Alsop shares her approach to Mahler's multilayered music.
Rush hour took on new meaning this week when a dog jumped in front of a commuter train and began to run.
Methane from livestock accounts for a huge portion of agricultural greenhouse gas emissions, according to a UN report. But reducing global meat consumption isn't necessarily the answer to the problem.