The hand-painted "cars rapides" — cheap public transportation minibuses in Senegal's cities — are soon going to zoom into the sunset.
Ivory Coast's business community is shaken after a deadly al-Qaida attack on a beach resort. The West African nation's economy had been on the rebound after a civil war.
An act of defiance in Nazi-era Germany is the subject of a film based on a novel that, when it finally came out in English, connected with readers. The director says its message still holds relevance.
NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Canadian Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Carolyn Bennett about research that indicates as many as 4000 indigenous women have been killed or disappeared.
The Republican frontrunner will speak at the AIPAC conference this week. Former negotiator Aaron David Miller talks to Rachel Martin about his unusual position on the Israeli-Palestinian relationship.
Last year, Rachel Martin spoke with musician Amanda Palmer about her hopes and fears with the birth of her son, and how it would affect her art. Now that he's at six months, Palmer gives us an update.
It's hard making it as a professional athlete in any sport, but how about two? Nate Ebner is taking a break from the NFL to try and make the U.S. rugby sevens team for this year's Olympic games.
NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with journalist Ed Montini on how the immigration debate will play out in the upcoming Arizona primary.
Sea World is shutting down its controversial Orca shows. In light of this, Rachel Martin revisits a conversation with Gabriela Cowperthwaite, director of the documentary Blackfish.
Alt-Latino host Felix Contreras is at the Austin festival this weekend, scoping out great Latin music. He shares some of his finds with NPR's Rachel Martin.