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A musical by Tony-nominated songwriters Benj Pasek and Justin Paul opens Saturday in New York. "Dear Evan Hansen" is a comedy-drama about social anxiety and teen suicide in the age of social media.

Stanford professor Jonathan Berger turns golf stroke data into sound. A nice sound means it's a good swing, a sour sound means something's not right. He tells Scott Simon how that helps people learn.

Alaska holds its Democratic caucuses on Saturday, posing a logistical challenge to voters in the state's more remote locations. NPR's Scott Simon talks with Fairbanks caucus organizer Janelle Olson.

Critics are calling for the Obama administration to adopt a more aggressive Syria policy. Scott Simon talks with Kori Schake of Stanford University about putting more U.S. troops on the ground there.

Bill Walton has written a memoir: "Back from the Dead." NPR's Scott Simon speaks with him about his childhood, basketball career and The Grateful Dead.

An apartment building in Chicago wants to fine dog poop pickup scofflaws by using DNA to track down the offending canines and their masters.

Yellow fever is spreading in Angola. Experts are afraid it could spread further in Africa and Asia. This couldn't come at a worse time.

Your fantasy "supercar" may be a Porsche 918 or Lamborghini. Now Honda wants to change your dream by rolling out the Acura NSX — the most expensive car ever built in the U.S. by a major manufacturer.

The Department of Education announcement may make it easier for students to get their money back.

Aid agencies are suspending some of the work they do at detention centers holding migrants in Greece. International Rescue Committee's Greece country director, Panos Navrozidis, explains why.




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