The charity GiveDirectly announced plans to give 6000 people living in extreme poverty a guaranteed income for a decade. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with co-founder Michael Faye about the project.
The NFL Draft is this week. Mike Pesca, host of Slate's The Gist explains which teams want what, and the stories behind potential trades to Rachel Martin.
Last night Beyonce dropped some new music on the world. NPR's Rachel Martin takes a moment to listen to it.
Reporter Rebecca Hersher spent 10 weeks in Greenland this winter trying to understand why the country has the highest known suicide rate. She tells Rachel Martin it's not because of the dark and cold.
Americans shared their views on trade with NPR and member stations. One thing is clear: Millions of voters have deep feelings about trade — and often are at odds with each other about it.
Seven of the the late George Plimpton's sports books are being re-released. NPR's Scott Simon talks with sportscaster Bob Costas about the collection.
Days after the first bus bombing in Jerusalem in years, Israel is investigating whether the young Palestinian man who carried the bomb on the bus acted on his own or as part of an organized effort.
The late pop music icon Prince left behind a lot of his own music when he died on Thursday at the age of 57. But he also was a sought after songwriter who wrote hits recorded by many other artists.
The NBA playoffs are underway, and in Major League Baseball, the Chicago Cubs and Washington Nationals have come out swinging. Howard Bryant of ESPN.com joins NPR's Scott Simon to discuss sports.
Residents of these islands have waged many campaigns against disease-carrying mosquitoes. But there's still not much agreement at public meetings about how the mosquitoes should be controlled.