'A Shocking Development' In The Long Struggle To Hold On To Kunduz The U.S. and NATO have spent years in Kunduz, Afghanistan, building communities to keep insurgents out. Two who were there 12 years ago describe how it felt this week when the Taliban retook the city.
In Trove Of Kids' Book Treasures, A Glimpse Of The Work Behind The Magic Once a doctor's hobby, the Kerlan Collection is now one of the world's great collections of children's literature. Over 100,000 books offer visitors a chance to see the writer's process — for free.
In Remote Colombia, Prospects For Peace Are Clouded By Corruption The country's president and insurgents have pledged to sign a treaty, ending the Americas' longest-running conflict. But peace relies on small-town mayors, whose campaigns are often founded on favors.
Eager To Leave Croatian Camp, Migrants Await Registration More than 90,000 migrants have passed through Croatia in the last two weeks. Authorities are registering them and immediately sending to the Hungarian border, which Hungary plans to soon close.
Cases To Watch As Supreme Court Resumes Session Nina Totenberg speaks with NPR's Rachel Martin about what to expect from the new session of the Supreme Court, which begins each year on the first Monday in October.
Mass Shooting Spotlights Bernie Sanders' Stance On Gun Control Sanders' campaign in the Democratic presidential primary race has excited many progressives. But the big issue of the moment is gun control, where his views diverge with many liberals.
Colombia Government, Guerrillas To Reach Peace Agreement Colombia's government and Marxist guerrillas, with help from the pope, have agreed to end their 50-year armed conflict. Reporter John Otis discusses the country's prospects with NPR's Rachel Martin.
Hijab-Wearing Model Appears In H&M Ad, A First For Fashion Giant When H&M put a Muslim girl in a headscarf in an online ad this summer, it prompted celebration among Hijabi fashionistas. Is it a sign that the public is more open to Muslim culture?
Revisiting The Political Challenge Of Gun Control The recent shooting in Oregon prompted the president to again call for action on gun control. Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal spoke with NPR's Rachel Martin on the uphill battle to pass new legislation.