As president of Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili boldly took on much larger Russia in a 2008. He promptly lost. Now he's a governor in another country, Ukraine, which is also doing battle with Russia.
Simone's recordings still loom larger than the rest of her story. A new film about her life asks the question, What Happened, Miss Simone?
NPR Presents Michel Martin: Streets & Beats
NPR reported today that the Department of Veterans Affairs didn't locate and compensate some 4,000 men exposed to mustard gas during World War II.
Defense attorneys for the two convicted football players successfully argued that a juror had intentionally withheld information that he was raped.
Instagram wants to be a source for your news. The photo-sharing app is rolling out an update that features trending tags and a beefed-up search tool that should help it compete with Twitter.
When it comes to test scores, students at Michigan's Brimley Elementary School are well above the state average. About half its students are Native Americans, many are from low-income families.
General Mills is one of the world's most successful food companies, with iconic brands like Green Giant. But fast-changing tastes are forcing it and other food firms to innovate to stay relevant.