President Obama Has Last Laughs At White House Correspondents' Dinner President Obama had his last opportunity to take some digs at politicos and celebrities at last night's White House Correspondents' Dinner.
Middle-Class Immigrant Family Says Greed Is Eclipsing The American Dream In this week's "Hanging On" series about the American middle class, NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with business owners Manolo Betancur and Zhenia Martinez. They own Las Delicias Bakery in Charlotte, N.C.
Leicester City's Underdog Story Nears Finish UK's minor soccer club has captured world attention by soaring to the top of the Premier Division in one season. If the club can beat soccer giants Manchester United on Sunday, they'll take the title.
How A Weekend At Transgender Camp Changed A Mother-Son Relationship Storycorps Outloud tells stories from the LGBTQ community. This week we hear from a mother and her transgender son, about their relationship and the summer camp that changed his life.
Forget Talent, Success Comes From 'Grit' Rachel Martin talks with Angela Duckworth, the psychologist who brought the idea of "grit" as a marker of success into the American mainstream. Her book posits that achievement is about persistence.
Camille Perri Talks Breaking The Rules To Get Ahead In Debut Novel, 'The Assistants' When the assistant at a multinational corporation skims a tiny fraction of the company's billions, it sets off a chain of unexpected events. Camille Perri tells Rachel Martin about her new novel.
What's On This Year's Agenda The "Disease Detectives?" The Epidemic Intelligence Service, the "disease detectives" of the Centers for Disease Control holds their annual meeting this week. Rachel Martin asks EIS director Josh Mott how they do their work.