Michel Martin traveled to Fort Collins, Colo. to talk with Kathleen Curry, Patty Limerick, Roger Fragua and Paolo Bacigalupi about owning water and dealing with a future where water may be scarce.
In 1985 the city of Thornton, Colo. bought up nearby farmland and water rights from its farms. Now, some of those farms are drying up.
The brutal gang rape of a 16-year-old girl — and misogynistic reactions to it on social media — is causing a furor in Brazil, where violence against women is rampant.
Nearly 40,000 striking Verizon workers reached a tentative agreement with the company Friday. Fortune writer Aaron Pressman explains what the deal means for middle-class workers.
In response to China's moves in the South China Sea, the U.S. has tightened security ties and boosted its military presence in the region. Now Vietnam can host regular visits by U.S. military units.
More than 40 people — most of them children — were injured from lightning strikes in two separate incidents in Europe on Saturday.
"[C]ancelling or changing the location of the 2016 Olympics will not significantly alter the international spread of Zika virus," WHO says, after scientists called for the Games to be moved.
He's a scientist. And an artist. His latest subject: the Zika virus.
The central issue: the Kurdish YPG militia, which the U.S. views as a key ally against the Islamic State in Syria, has been branded a terrorist organization by Turkey's government.
Our panelists predict what we will do with our mornings now that we don't have to eat breakfast.
All the news we couldn't fit anywhere else.
Bill reads three news-related limericks... What's Ursine, Brush With Fame, The Theory of Relativity
More questions for the panel...Foul Play, Veteransland
This week we've invited Craig Fugate, administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, to the show. (So if a giant asteroid crashes into Earth while he plays our quiz, you're on your own.)
Our panelists tell three stories about someone who had unique car trouble this week, only one of which is true.
Our panelists answer questions about the week's news.... Where's the Beet?
Bill Kurtis reads three quotes from the week's news...Running From The Frontrunner, Cereal Liars, Junk Mail
Reporter John Otis reflects on the changes in Venezuela since he first arrived there 19 years ago. The country now confronts triple-digit inflation and its largest bank note is worth less than a dime.
The case focused on a plan known as Operation Condor. This marks the first time a court has ruled that it was a criminal conspiracy to track down and disappear political dissidents across borders.
Marc Maron talks about sobriety and his "uncomfortable" comfort zone. Linguist Geoff Nunberg weighs in on the phrase "I feel like." Rabbi Susan Silverman discusses anxiety, faith and adoption.