Surströmming Revisited: Eating Sweden's Famously Stinky Fish Sweden has the distinction of producing <em>surströmming</em>, one of the foulest-smelling foods in the world. More than a decade ago, NPR's Ari Shapiro tried eating it and failed. It's time for a rematch.
Former Basketball Player Scores As A Filmmaker While Deon Taylor was playing professional basketball in Germany, he had an epiphany: he wanted to make movies. The self-taught director's latest film,<em> Supremacy</em>, was released this Friday.
Impressions From The Ice: A Poet Returns From Antarctica Jynne Dilling Martin spent six weeks living on the bottom of the world and watching scientists work. The experience inspired many of the poems in her new collection, <em>We Mammals in Hospitable Times.</em>
DEA Using License Plate Readers To Spy On Drivers The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration has been tracking the movement of vehicles around the U.S. and storing that information. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with <em>Wall Street Journal</em> reporter Devlin Barrett.
Recent Attacks Highlight Difficulty In Combating ISIS ISIS militants continued their deadly attacks this week, evidence that the campaign by Iraq and the U.S. to defeat the group could take years. NPR's Arun Rath talks with correspondent Alice Fordham.
After Alzheimer's Diagnosis, 'The Stripping Away Of My Identity' Greg O'Brien talks about how his life has changed in the five years since he was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's disease. "More and more I don't recognize people," he says.
Argentine Official Says He Sought Cooperation With Iran, Not Cover-Up In an exclusive interview with NPR, Foreign Minister Hector Timerman says he met Iranian officials as part of the effort to find out who was behind the 1994 bombing of a Buenos Aires Jewish center.
Measles Is A Killer: It Took 145,000 Lives Worldwide Last Year The uproar over the U.S. outbreak glosses over a bigger problem: Measles takes a tragic toll in poor countries. But a vaccine can effectively stop this deadly — and highly contagious — disease.
Shake Shack Sizzles With IPO As McDonald's Fizzles Shares of the burger chain shot up Friday, its first trading day. Shake Shack and other fast-casual joints are taking a bite out of McDonald's, which can't recast itself to fit the current trend.