The Cautionary Tale Of A Big-Time Bracket Bust

In 2010, police arrested a New Jersey man running an football pool — with a payout totaling nearly $900,000. If you’re the one holding money in your office’s college basketball pool, take heed.

An Update On Yemen’s Escalating Crisis

NPR’s Arun Rath speaks with Iona Craig, a freelance journalist who’s spent the last four years reporting from the country, about this week’s airstrikes and prospects for a ceasefire.

Assessing The Ellen Pao Verdict

NPR’s Arun Rath talks with Wired.com’s Davey Alba about the outcome of the landmark gender discrimination case against a Silicon Valley venture capital firm.

Nigerians Go To The Polls

NPR’s Arun Rath speaks with correspondent Ofeibea Quist-Arcton, who’s been at a polling station in the capital, Abuja, where they’re counting votes.

Expert: Iranians In Favor Of Nuclear Deal

A potential nuclear deal with Iran would have big implications for national politics in both the U.S. and Iran. NPR’s Scott Simon speaks to Najmeh Bozorgmehr of the Financial Times about the talks.

Nigerians Vote In Tight Presidential Election

The top contenders in Nigeria’s election are incumbent Goodluck Jonathan, who has battled an Islamist insurgency for years, and a former military leader who promises to be tough on corruption.

Ex-Ambassador: Rebels In Yemen Exploited A Vacuum

A Saudi-led coalition carried out airstrikes on Yemen for the third night in a row. NPR’s Scott Simon talks about the crisis in Yemen and what led up to it with the former U.S. Ambassador Barbara Bodine.