In Islamabad, Ancient Meets Modern As Farm Animals Come To Town Pakistan's modern capitol has wide highways and shiny shopping malls — and now thousands of farm animals, brought to the city for sacrifice on one of the most important Islamic holidays, Eid al-Adha.
'Unfinished Business': When Working Families Can't Do It All How can women and men navigate the demands of a career and a family? Working couples must make sacrifices when balancing work and family — and there are often stigmas that come with both.
Fantasy Sports Push The Boundaries Of Legal Gambling More Americans than ever are signing up for fantasy sports leagues. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Mike Pesca, host of The Gist podcast, about fantasy leagues and gambling.
Devoted Fans Cross The Country For 'Gunsmoke' Reunion It's been 40 years since <em>Gunsmoke</em> ran on television, but it remains a classic Western. Several actors, including Burt Reynolds, reunite in Dodge City, Kan.
Rouhani Signals New Cooperation Possible Between Iran And U.S. Correspondent Steve Inskeep sat down with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani about his country's relations with the U.S., the landmark nuclear deal, and cooperating with the U.S. in the fight against ISIS. Inskeep speaks with NPR's Rachel Martin about their conversation.
It's Time To Put On Your Thinking CAP Every answer in this week's puzzle is a familiar two-word phrase or name, in which the first word starts with the letters C and A in that order, and the second word starts with P.
Confronting A Lifetime Of Bullying With 'A Brave Heart' NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Lizzie Velasquez, the subject of the new documentary, <em>A Brave Heart.</em> Velasquez suffers from a rare genetic condition and was the victim of terrible bullying.
Thousands Protest Mexico's Investigation Into 43 Missing Students It's been one year since 43 students in rural Mexico disappeared after being attacked by police officers. As protesters mark the anniversary, new theories have emerged about their disappearance.
How Speaker Boehner's Resignation Will Impact Politics, Policy Speaker John Boehner shocked the political establishment when he announced will step down. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with correspondent Mara Liasson about what it means for Congress and Republicans.