President Obama recently announced a plan to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Three people with close ties to the issue share their views on whether or not to close the detention center.
NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with political correspondent Mara Liasson for a roundup of the latest round of primaries — and two caucuses — and the latest from candidate Donald Trump. Plus, a look forward to the Democratic debate tonight.
With his new film, writer/director Robert Eggers wanted to resuscitate a nightmare figure from the consciousness of Puritan America. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to him about "The Witch," and how to really scare an audience.
Last week, we told you about Alexa, the voice activated assistant that operates on a speaker sold by Amazon called the "Echo." Our story caused Alexas across the country to revolt.
Think you've gone gray from stress? Scientists say they've identified the first gene for gray hair. It accounts for about 30 percent of grays, mostly in lighter colored hair.
Voters in five states get their chance to weigh in on election 2016. Caucuses and primaries are being held in Kansas, Kentucky, Nebraska, Maine and Louisiana.
Harvard Law School is considering changing its official seal, which currently honors a slaveholder who was an early donor to the school. That's in response to student protests.
Iranians are hoping the recent election of more reformers to parliament will help improve the economy.
The actress' latest role in "Hello, My Name is Doris" hits close to home: "The story really is a coming of age — of a woman of age." As for Fields, she welcomes the stages of old age with openness.
The Hokule'a, a Hawaiian double-hulled sailing canoe, arrives back in American waters for the first time since 2014. The canoe relies only on sails for power and the wind and the stars for navigation.