Germany's warm welcome for Syrian refugees is waning. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Stefan Kornelius, foreign editor of the country's largest paper, to discuss why people are blaming Angela Merkel.
There's concern by privacy advocates about the growing use of surveillance cameras. They point to the U.K. as a place where the technology is everywhere.
The U.S. accepted just 2,000 Syrian refugees this year; next year it will accept 10,000. For those who are already here, especially if they are older, it can be difficult to adjust to their new home.
The Milgram experiments showed that humans will do bad things under the right circumstances. NPR's Rachel Martin interviews the star of the film "Experimenter" that explores Stanley Milgram's life.
Yellow cab passengers have had enough. They are tired of the blaring ads and no way to turn them off. Finally, New York City is dumping Taxi TV.
Facing hunger, Syrian refugees in Jordan are forced to return to Syria to find food. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Ertharin Cousin, executive director of the World Food Programme.
Almost half of working Americans have saved less than $10,000 for retirement. NPR's Chris Arnold is about to kick off a series to help with saving. NPR's Rachel Martin gets a preview.
President Obama announced that the U.S. will remain in Afghanistan through 2017. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to the Afghan ambassador to the United States and a former U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan.
The Assassin is a change in form for one of the world's most respected directors. Hou Hsiao-hsien is like the Woody Allen of Taiwan, but his latest is a martial arts movie.
For each of the words and phrases offered in this week's Sunday Puzzle, the consonants in it are the same consonants, in the same order, as those of a world capital. You name the capital city.
The Iran nuclear deal will begin to unfold in a series of steps that include nuclear cutbacks made by Iran and sanctions relief offered by the other countries.
Nearly 8 out of 10 kids say discipline helps them behave better, an annual survey has found. And 60 percent give participation trophies — derided by some as reward for just showing up — a thumbs-up.
In her new book 'Strangers Drowning,' Larissa MacFarquhar looks at the motives and methods of people who help others — and the reaction of the less altruistic crowd.
At 28, Teddy Abrams is the youngest-ever music director of the Louisville Orchestra. He speaks with Rachel Martin about the task of making classical music at once accessible and provocative.
U.S. economist Michael Pettis, an expert on China's economy and professor at Beijing University, is also a key figure nurturing a distinct American sound in Beijing's avant-garde music scene.
Across the country, school districts are struggling to find new teachers. One rural town in Colorado is reaching outside the 50 states.