Syrian president Bashar Assad's vow to retake the entire country promises drawn-out bloody battles that are capturing more civilians in the violence. Children in Aleppo have been killed and injured.
New York Daily News columnist Shaun King and Latinovations founder Maria Cardona speak about what to expect from Democrats and Bernie Sanders supporters after Hillary Clinton's presumptive nomination.
Stephon Alexander once downplayed the connections he saw between jazz and physics, concerned that — as "the only black person" in his professional circle — his credibility would be questioned.
Mortimer Caplin was a U.S. Navy beachmaster who helped steer U.S. forces during the Normandy invasion 72 years ago this week. NPR's Scott Simon talks to him ahead of his 100th birthday.
World leaders, longtime friends, and admirers came to celebrate Muhammad Ali's life Friday in his hometown of Louisville, KY. It was an event that the icon himself approved plans for.
Italian police have arrested a human smuggling kingpin behind the trafficking of Eritrean refugees. But some Eritreans say they have the wrong man. Scott Simon talks with journalist Meron Estefanos.
The European soccer championship is second only to the World Cup in TV viewership. But this year's events might be more subdued than usual. Security fears could keep the crowds down in many cities.
The Golden State Warriors took game 4 of the NBA finals Friday night, going up 3-1 in the series over the Cleveland Cavaliers. NPR's Tom Goldman joins NPR's Scott Simon to talk about he game, and the Stanley Cup finals.
NPR's Scott Simon talks to Financial Times editor Lionel Barber about the Brexit referendum, and its impact on the United Kingdom and other members of the European Union.
The first question: Should you go at all? The next question: If you do go, how do you protect yourself?