Last weekend we offered some bad advice about using your car battery to cook cake in a tin. That's dangerous. The Sporkful host Dan Pashman tells Rachel Martin about safer ways to eat on the road.
Zeinab al-Ashry founded the popular Facebook group, "Confessions of a Married Woman." University of California Riverside professor Sherine Hafez talks to Rachel Martin about an online trend in Egypt.
It's hard to really know what life is like for prisoners in the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. NPR's Arun Rath got a rare tour of the prison, and tells Rachel Martin what he saw.
At the Olympics, some countries have athlete rosters that are hundreds strong. And then there's the south Pacific island nation of Nauru, with a population of 10,000 and two athletes at the games.
Given the first words of familiar three-word phrases that have "of" in the middle and the same words at the end, find the final word in the phrase.
Commercial flights from the U.S. to Cuba begin this fall, and Cubans are preparing for a wave of American tourists. But some wonder how the surge in visitors might alter the island's slow pace.
Rachel Martin speaks with journalist Tennessee Watson, who's reported on her own experience being molested. [Editor's note: this conversation includes discussion of child sexual abuse.]
In Los Angeles, the number of homeless women has gone up 55 percent over the last three years. Many of those women patch together their days between the streets and shelters.
Miéville's new novel is set in 1941 Paris, as occultists and philosophers attempt to fight the Nazi invaders with a surrealism bomb that accidentally unleashes hellish dreams onto the Paris streets.
Chances are, you only see this sport every leap year — but water polo is far more than an Olympic curiosity. With this layperson's guide, you may soon be dropping lingo like an expert.
One athlete's "psych-up" ritual may psych out an opponent. And even treatments that lack hard evidence of benefit, scientists say, might provide a competitive edge if the athletes believe they work.
There are 205 countries competing in Rio, many for decades, and most of them can't match Phelps' total of 23 golds.
Violence erupted and businesses were set aflame after an officer shot and killed a 23-year-old man during a foot chase, Saturday. Police say the man was fleeing a traffic stop and armed with a gun.
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Violence erupted and businesses were set aflame in protest across the city's north side after an officer shot and killed a 23-year-old man. Police say the man was fleeing a traffic stop and was armed.
Michael Phelps captured one last gold, his 23rd in his staggering career. On the track, Jamaica kept its stranglehold on the women's 100 meters as Elaine Thompson became the world's fastest woman.
The two men were shot Saturday while walking home from afternoon prayers at a mosque in the borough of Queens, according to media reports that cited witnesses.
Puerto Rico has been sending athletes to the Olympics since 1948; before today, it had amassed eight Olympic medals. Tennis star Monica Puig changed that on Saturday.
If all goes according to Michael Phelps' plan, it will take less than three-and-a-half minutes for the curtain to drop on his Rio Games. American Simone Manuel will also race in two finals.