While in Philadelphia for the DNC, Michel Martin visited a South Philly institution to taste a Philly classic: water ice (also called Italian ice). John's Water Ice has been open since 1945.
Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine are campaigning in Pennsylvania and Ohio, talking about the economy. But Donald Trump and the Khan family have dominated the media over the weekend.
If Rio goes well for her, Olympic shooter Kim Rhode could become the first person to medal in six consecutive Summer Games. But Rhode is looking beyond the personal accolades.
Baseball's Ichiro Suzuki is a few hits away from batting 3000. And football's Ezekiel Elliot is under investigation for domestic violence. Elise Hu talks with Mike Pesca of Slate's The Gist podcast.
This past week at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, NPR's Rachel Martin spoke with retired Marine Corps General John Allen, who offered his passionate support of Hillary Clinton.
With three months left to election day, NPR's Elise Hu speaks to NPR's national political correspondent Mara Liasson about where the candidates go now, the Trump backlash and worries about an October surprise.
In the latest installment of the summer's What's Bugging You series, Page Howarth, curator of invertebrates at the San Diego Zoo, takes us on a tour of the aquatic bug world.
Donald Trump is unpopular with black voters, but Omarosa Manigault is trying to change that. NPR's Elise Hu speaks with Manigault, Trump's director of African-American outreach.
In the weeks since British voters chose to leave the EU, the value of the pound has dropped steeply. That's made European vacations more expensive — and staying in the U.K. more attractive.
Stella Santana, the daughter of Carlos Santana, has played music for years but is only now coming out with her own debut album. NPR's Elise Hu speaks with her about the album, "Selfish."