A group of attackers detonated a car bomb and then rushed into a hotel in the heart of Mogadishu, taking hostages. Security forces say they have now taken control of the scene.
A solitary Spix’s Macaw was spotted and caught on video flying over Bahia, Brazil. The origins of the bird are unknown, but conservators say its appearance represents “a new hope” for the area.
After the U.K. voted to leave the European Union, Trump spoke on the move at his remodeled Scottish golf course. Clinton used those remarks as fodder for a message her campaign has been pushing hard.
Scientists say they’ve figured out how to reduce the fat in milk chocolate by running it through an electric field. The result is healthier, but is it tastier?
His characterization of the slaughter of 1.5 million Armenians is likely to cause tensions with Turkey. He was not expected to use the term but then ad-libbed it into his prepared remarks.
Six European Union foreign ministers at a crisis meeting in Berlin say they want to avoid a period of uncertainty, a day after referendum results showed that Britain has voted to leave the EU.
Not all gun-rights advocates support the NRA’s opposition to gun control. NPR’s Scott Simon speaks to Mike Weisser, a semi-automatic rifle owner and seller, who wants much stricter controls.
Some of the worst flooding in the state in 100 years is being blamed for the deaths of more than 20 people. Reporter Ashton Marra tells Scott Simon that many died trapped in their cars and homes.
When running for office, you need a good “ground game.” Some say Trump lacks what’s needed to get out the vote. NPR’s Scott Simon speaks with Rob Jesmer, formerly with the RNC, about what that means.
There are times that the power of the mind is not enough. About 40 people who walked on hot coals at a Tony Robbins seminar in Dallas ended up with burns, with several landing in the hospital.
NPR’s Tom Goldman tells NPR’s Scott Simon what the Brexit vote might mean for the world of professional soccer.
Younger Britons overwhelmingly voted to stay in the European Union. NPR’s Scott Simon talks to British novelist Chris Cleave about the reaction in London to the decision to leave.
It was once thought that evil resided inside the body. So murderers were dissected to find it. That macabre practice is the subject of a dark but funny new opera, “Anatomy Theatre.”
“French Fries and Champagne” is The Hot Sardines’ new album. Singer Elizabeth Bougerol and band leader Evan Palazzo tell NPR’s Scott Simon Craigslist helped them turn their hobby into a music career.
Gun control advocates in Chicago, where gun violence has reached epidemic proportions, are energized by this week’s sit-in by Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives.