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Jim Kent runs an English-language radio station in Barcelona and arrived at the scene in the Las Ramblas district shortly after he heard the news of the deadly van attack.

NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Fiona Govan, a reporter for The Local, Spain, based in Madrid about the deadly attack in Barcelona on Thursday.

Andrew Roby is an American on vacation in Barcelona and was in the vicinity when a van drove into a crowd of people killing at least a dozen and injuring at least 50.

Birmingham, Ala., has a complicated relationship with racism. Some of the most notable events from the Civil Rights era took place in the city. Now, there's renewed debate about the fate of the city's Confederate monuments.

Legal fights over racial and partisan gerrymandering are intensifying and mathematicians think they can help. Specialists in geometry are training to become expert witnesses in redistricting cases around the country.

A scholar and a journalist offer context and analysis on the events in Charlottesville and the politics of white anger.

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with Nafees Hamid, a terrorism expert for Artis International, who was a few blocks away from Las Ramblas, where the attack in Barcelona occurred on Thursday.

Brandon Martinez. 16, was one of nearly 40 undocumented immigrants found in a trailer in San Antonio. His father laments that his son suffered so much to cross the border, just like he did.

Binge-drinking sounds like an all-night bender, but here's a reality check: Many social drinkers may "binge" without knowing it. Women who drink four or more drinks on an occasion are binge-drinking.

Each year more than 600,000 babies die of sepsis. Researchers have found a simple way to prevent it: Feed babies probiotic bacteria that are common in kimchi, pickles and other fermented vegetables.

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