Each week, some story ideas make it on air while others die at the pitch meeting. Editor Ed McNulty gets a second chance to sell Rachel Martin on a story about a bony-eared fish with a funny name.
President Obama will be the first sitting U.S. president to visit Cuba since 1928. Rachel Martin talks with White House Correspondent Scott Horsley about the trip.
Robert King, Albert Woodfox and Herman Wallace spent over 100 years combined in solitary confinement for a prison guard's death. Now that Woodfox is free, he's joining his friend King in advocacy.
The GOP presidential front-runner scheduled rallies in Phoenix and Tucson on Saturday ahead of Tuesday's primary in Arizona.
Journalist Andrea Noel was assaulted on the streets of Mexico City, an incident caught on a local security camera. She tells NPR's Michel Martin about it — and the threats she received afterward.
Humanitarian groups are not happy about a deal between the European Union and Turkey on how to handle the influx of migrants. Iverna McGowan of Amnesty international shares her take.
NPR's Melissa Block talks with recently retired Boeing company employee Leslie Shook whose voice is used as part of the greeting and warning system of the F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter jet.
"The Simpsons" likes to poke fun at everything, and sometimes the show makes a few predictions. We look back at an episode from 2000 that imagines what would happen under a Donald Trump presidency.
It's been a big week in primaries for both the Democrats and Republicans, with more to come. NPR's Ron Elving looks through the results and where the candidates might pick up more delegates.
It's time for the NCAA basketball playoffs, and they've earned their name, providing some genuine surprises. NPR sports correspondent Tom Goldman stops by to tell us what's worth our watch.