An update on convicted murderer Adnan Syed, whose case profiled in the "Serial" podcast. He is seeking a new trial.
Ted Cruz won the Iowa Republican Caucuses on a platform that included opposing ethanol, a key Iowa industry. Does this mean future presidential candidates won't have to support the corn fuel?
Scott Simon announces a leave of absence to collaborate on a book with Tony Bennett.
Israel has made a deal to create an area at Judaism's holiest site where women and men can pray together. But some say creating a government-supported egalitarian prayer space undermines unity.
NPR's Ina Jaffe talks with Scott Simon about the struggle to find the right words to describe older people. Longevity and lifestyles have changed and the language hasn't kept up.
Scott Simon notes an item from the week in which a present-day mouse found its way into a mousetrap so old it's a museum item.
Scott Simon previews Super Bowl 50 with NPR's Tom Goldman.
The Obama administration is planning to sharply increase spending on U.S. forces in Europe to train near NATO's eastern edge. Russia's neighbors are pleased.
Most health officials say the small amounts of benzene and other components of the natural gas still leaking in Southern California are probably not a health threat. Still, some parents worry.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, talks with Mary Louise Kelly about how the Zika virus may spread.