Audie Cornish talks to Australian terrorism expert David Kilcullen about the relationship between the Australian government and Muslim communities.
The Keystone XL pipeline has created a heated debate over climate change and energy independence. We visit York County, Neb., to speak to people for whom the pipeline could be a tangible reality.
The Sand Creek Massacre of December 1864 left nearly 200 people dead. Now, hundreds of Cheyenne and Arapahoe are returning to the site to mark the 150th anniversary of the tragedy.
When holiday break comes, college kids start packing up and heading for home. But for former foster students, there’s no home to go to.
Detroit has officially emerged from the largest-ever municipal bankruptcy. But 2014, which included a trial over the city’s plan to shed $7 billion in debt, changed the very fabric of the city.
The siege of a cafe in Sydney, Australia has ended with two hostages and the gunman dead. Police stormed the cafe in the early hours of the morning after a 16-hour standoff.
After months of delay, the Senate is poised to approve President Obama’s choice to be the next surgeon general, Vivek Murthy. NPR’s Mara Liasson tells us about Murthy and the controversy.
Audie Cornish speaks to journalist Kevin Roose about the use of the term “disruption” in the tech industry.
NPR’s David Folkenflik talks with Melissa Block about the discussion within media circles about the legality and propriety of publishing information stolen in the hack attack against Sony Pictures.
For this week’s Sandwich Monday, guest eater Dan Pashman shares with us a creation that members of every faith can enjoy. It’s a latke-donut sandwich called the Hanukkah Miracle.
Following the lead of other Republican governors, Tennessee’s Gov. Bill Haslam is moving to expand Medicaid in his state, using federal funds from the Affordable Care Act.
To find helpful patterns in personal microbe populations, scientists also need to gather a long list of information about the people who serve as homes for the microscopic critters.
Even in an age of galloping ambition, the Texan rides ahead of the pack. Obama liked to quote Martin Luther King’s line about “the fierce urgency of now,” Cruz seeks to embody it at every turn.
The lawsuit filed on behalf of 10 victims alleges that the Bushmaster AR-15 rifle should have never been sold to the public because it is a military weapon.
Code Switch contributor Alex Laughlin explores the nuance and meaning of an increasingly popular identifier.