Rio's Carnival Is A Glitter-Filled Euphoria, Even If Brazil's Government Is Not Amid the parties and celebrations of Rio de Janeiro's carnival lie the political satire and protest. To see this, you just need to look at the costumes.
Why NASA Is Exploring An Alien World In Antarctica Covered in ice and filled with bubbling lava, the Antarctic volcano Mount Erebus is the perfect proxy for an alien world. That's why NASA's Aaron Curtis travels there to test space exploration robots.
A Foster Parent For Terminally Ill Children NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Los Angeles foster parent Mohamed Bzeek. He takes care of terminally ill foster children and tends full-time to their medical needs.
How 'Little Tokyo' Of Los Angeles Changed Into 'Bronzeville' And Back Again When Japanese-Americans were forced into WWII internment camps, many black families, migrating from the South, moved into their homes. But Japanese-Americans came back to the neighborhood later.
The Call-In: Answering Your Questions About 'Sanctuary Cities' There's no legal definition for a "sanctuary city," but that doesn't stop people from using the term. We answer listeners' questions about what it means to be a sanctuary city.
Government Sues Lance Armstrong, Wants $100 Million NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to <em>New York Times</em> sportswriter Juliet Macur about the government's lawsuit against cyclist Lance Armstrong, which now goes to a jury trial.
Protests In Paris Over Alleged Rape Of Black Man By Police People in Paris' suburbs have been protesting an alleged rape of a young black man by police. Political science professor Karim Amellal discusses the case and the upcoming presidential election.
Trump Goes Back To Campaign Mode In Florida After a week of controversy, President Trump sought to energize himself and his supporters at a rally in Florida on Saturday, staged by his campaign operation.
A Thriving Rural Town's Winning Formula Faces New Threats Under Trump Administration Decades ago, Garden City, Kan., embraced the meat industry, and immigrants flocked there for jobs. The city worked hard to absorb newcomers, but now its economy and diverse community are in jeopardy.