New Robot Patrols Chinese Airport The airport in Shenzhen, China has a new intelligent robot trained to carry out security checks. It has facial recognition capabilities and can fire electroshock weapons.
Ibibio Sound Machine Blends Nigerian Pop And British Electronica West African funk, disco, post-punk and electro-pop collide in the music of Ibibio Sound Machine. London-born Nigerian singer Eno Williams talks about the band's new album, <em>Uyai</em>.
Bullying And Stereotypes In The WNBA This past week former WNBA star Candice Wiggins claimed that she was bullied for being straight. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with ESPN writer Mechelle Voepel about female stereotypes in sports.
The Call-In: The Opioid Epidemic And How Opioids Have Affected Your Lives The opioid epidemic is growing. Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Jim Barnum, whose brother died after an opioid addiction and Chuck Rosenberg, acting administrator of the DEA.
Astronomers Find 7 Potentially Habitable Planets Astronomers have discovered a solar system full of potentially habitable planets. Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Seth Shostak of the SETI Institute, which searches for extraterrestrial intelligence.
Hollywood Speaks Out About Politics Actors and agents were involved in teach-ins and rallies in the past week to oppose President Trump. Award shows and other events have been peppered with political opposition as well.
Chicago Considers Making Former 'Ebony' And 'Jet' Headquarters A Historic Landmark The former building of Johnson Publishing Company, home of <em>Ebony</em> and <em>Jet</em> magazines in downtown Chicago, may soon get historic landmark status. Raymond Thomas speaks about his time working there.
'The Hate U Give' Explores Racism And Police Violence In Angie Thomas' novel, Starr Carter lives in a gang-ravaged area and goes to a school where she's one of only a few black students. She talks with Lulu Garcia-Navarro about her book <em>The Hate U Give</em>.
Ahead Of Oscars, Costa Rica's President Makes Video For Nominee Emma Stone In an interview last year, Emma Stone said the place she'd most like to go is Costa Rica. The president of Costa Rica responded with a now-viral video message, personally inviting her to visit.