Two Years After Deadly Wildfire, Are There Lessons In The Ashes? The Yarnell Hill Fire in June 2013 was one of the deadliest incidents for wildland firefighters in American history. Nineteen of the Granite Mountain Hotshots died — many inside their fire shelters.
Long Before Same-Sex Marriage, 'Adopted Son' Could Mean 'Life Partner' Civil rights leader Bayard Rustin and his life partner, Walter Naegle, wanted to legally protect their relationship. But it was the early 1980s, when marriage wasn't an option — and adoption was.
Part Of The Landscape For Decades, Pumpjacks Remain Essential In Shale Fields From south Texas to North Dakota, pumpjacks are a symbol of life in American oil fields. <em>This story originally aired on</em> All Things Considered<em> on April 15, 2015.</em>
Euphoria In The Streets: New York City's Pride Festival Celebrates Marriage Equality Rain hasn't put a damper on the celebrations across the city, NPR's Alexandra Starr reports. Some two million people are expected to hit the streets for Gay Pride events days after the Supreme Court ruled in favor of same-sex marriage.
In Viennese Media Center, Iranian Journalists Dance Delicately Around Pitfalls Western reporters are working alongside Iranian media during numerous rounds of nuclear talks — the latest of which are taking place this week. What does their work tells us about Iran's culture?
Ukraine's Double Woes: War And Runaway Inflation Beyond the battlefront in the east, the Ukrainian government is fighting a war to reform a monumentally corrupt, dysfunctional economy. For now, Ukrainians seem willing to weather 60 percent inflation.
Homegrown Threat: FBI Tracks White Supremicists, Domestic Extremists Michael German spent 16 years in the FBI, going undercover with neo-Nazi and white supremacist groups. He talks to NPR's Eric Westervelt about law enforcement's counterterrorism strategy.
'There Are Basic Moral Rules': Young Evangelicals React To Supreme Court Marriage Ruling Most young Americans support same-sex marriage. But young evangelicals buck that trend. Students at the evangelical Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va., react to Friday's ruling legalizing same-sex marriage.