At An Asylum In Juarez, 'We Believe In Hope' A recovering drug addict turned pastor runs an ad hoc asylum for Mexico's indigent and mentally ill. In a filthy desert dotted with dumps, the asylum is "a recycling center for human beings."
What's A Pirate's Least-Favorite Puzzle? One That Hates Arrrrs In each pair of clues, the answer to the first clue is a word that contains the consecutive letters A-R. Drop the A-R, and the remaining letters in order will form a word that answers the second clue.
'Amy' Is A Portrait Of An Artist Whose Life Goes Very Wrong A new film by award-winning director Asif Kapadia explores the turbulent life of Amy Winehouse. NPR's Lynn Neary speaks with the director about his film, which uses taped interviews and family videos to paint an intimate portrait of the late singer.
The Week In Sports: The World Cup Conclusion England took bronze Saturday in the Women's World Cup. NPR's Lynn Neary talks to Mike Pesca of Slate's The Gist podcast about Sunday's final game to decide who will win gold.
Reforms May Help North Korea Survive An Imminent Drought North Korea is facing the worst drought in a century. NPR's Lynn Neary speaks with Greg Scarlatoui of the Committee for Human Rights in North Korea.
With Referendum Looming, Greeks Ponder Their Personal Prospects The fate of Greece depends on a yes or no vote. NPR's Lynn Neary speaks with elementary teacher Stathis Kirillidis and start-up cofounder Thanos Kosmidis about how the vote could affect their future.
Sunday's World Cup Is U.S. Women's Chance For Payback The Women's World Cup final is tonight in Vancouver, Canada. It's a rematch of the United States and Japan — the finalists from the last tournament in 2011. Japan won that game on a penalty kick.
Greeks Begin Voting In Historic Resolution Greeks vote Sunday on a referendum that the government says is about austerity. The opposition says it's a vote on staying in the Eurozone. NPR's Lynn Neary speaks to correspondent Joanna Kakissis.
Alan Rickman Returns To Directing With 'A Little Chaos' Alan Rickman has had a rich career as an actor. For the first time in nearly two decades, Rickman is behind the camera for the movie <em>A Little Chaos.</em>