How A Once-White Church Broke Down Racial Barriers Fifteen years ago, Peoples Church in Cincinnati was called First Christian Assembly of God. After race riots shook the city in 2001, Pastor Chris Beard refocused the church on racial reconciliation.
Rio's Favelas Feel The Peace — And The Pressure — Of Pacification Before hosting the World Cup, Brazil launched a program to pacify high-crime slums. The project has cut violence in some areas, but in others residents have been caught in the police crossfire.
Correction: Italians And Celiac Disease A correction to our story about gluten-free options in Italy, the land of pizza and pasta. Italian children are not routinely tested for celiac disease, as we incorrectly reported.
Spanish And Arabic Mixes In Accused Terrorist's Home Town The accused terrorist in the recent foiled train attack in France is a Moroccan who lived in Algeciras, Spain. It's a diverse port city where immigrants are well integrated.
Nothing, Not Even Recovery, Moves Quickly In New Orleans Ten years after hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast, former NPR correspondent Gwen Thompkins reports on the struggles of her beloved hometown, New Orleans, to rebuild lives.
College Sports Scandals Loom Over The Launch Of Football Season Mike Pesca of Slate's podcast The Gist helps NPR's Rachel Martin assess the damage to college football inflicted by a string of scandals at universities around the country.
Marginalized Young American-Somalis Look East To Join ISIS The Twin Cities area has the largest Somali population in America. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Minneapolis Councilman Abdi Warsame about young people arrested for allegedly conspiring to join ISIS.