In Israel, Jewish Divorce Is Granted Only By Husband's Permission An Israeli film playing in the U.S. shows how rabbinical rules regulating Jewish divorces in Israel can trap women. Rabbinical judges have taken the highly unusual step of seeing the film themselves.
Watermelon Wedge Issue Ripens In Oklahoma The watermelon has been Oklahoma's state vegetable — not fruit — for nearly a decade. The poor melon has become a political football, as some lawmakers now want to repeal the its title.
Thousands March In Moscow In Memory Of Murdered Putin Critic Thousands of people gathered on Sunday in Moscow to mourn opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, who was killed on Friday. NPR's Rachel Martin talks with Corey Flintoff, who was at the march.
'The Last Man': An Odd Premise, Says Its Creator, But Oddly Relatable A new comedy series, <em>The Last Man on Earth,</em> features your average guy who becomes humanity's last hope. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Will Forte, the creator, writer and star of the show.
Actor And Director Finds His Roots In Travel Writing Andrew McCarthy may be best known for his acting roles, but he's also an accomplished travel writer. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with McCarthy about travel writing and discovering his roots in Ireland.
Coming To Terms With The Pressure Of Weight Two-thirds of American adults are considered overweight. In this week's For the Record, NPR's Rachel Martin talks with people about how weight shapes their identities and what it means to be healthy.
Who Fails To Pay Child Support? Moms, At A Higher Rate Than Dads The number of dollars of unpaid child support each year in the U.S. is well into the billions. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with data expert Mona Chalabi of FiveThirtyEight.com about the numbers.
After Delays, Jury Selection To Wrap Up In Boston Bombing Trial Jury selection in the trial of the Boston marathon bomber is expected to finish on Tuesday. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to Boston correspondent Tovia Smith about the start of Dzokhar Tsarnaev's trial.
Play Depicts Scalia As Supreme Court's 'Originalist' Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is portrayed on stage in John Strand's new play, <em>The Originalist</em>. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Strand and the actor who plays Scalia, Edward Gero.