Last Build Date: Sun, 19 Feb 2017 20:05:00 -0500Copyright: Copyright 2017 NPR - For Personal Use Only
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 20:05:00 -0500Amid the parties and celebrations of Rio de Janeiro's carnival lie the political satire and protest. To see this, you just need to look at the costumes.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 07:58:02 -0500Covered in ice and filled with bubbling lava, the Antarctic volcano Mount Erebus is the perfect proxy for an alien world. That's why NASA's Aaron Curtis travels there to test space exploration robots.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 07:58:02 -0500NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Los Angeles foster parent Mohamed Bzeek. He takes care of terminally ill foster children and tends full-time to their medical needs.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 07:58:02 -0500Elan Mastai grew up fascinated by the 1950s sci-fi books. He talks with Lulu Garcia-Navarro about his novel All Our Wrong Todays that imagines a world with jet packs and flying cars.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 07:58:02 -0500NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Mark Sanford, a House Republican from South Carolina, about his town hall meeting on Saturday.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 07:58:02 -0500When Japanese-Americans were forced into WWII internment camps, many black families, migrating from the South, moved into their homes. But Japanese-Americans came back to the neighborhood later.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 07:58:02 -0500There's no legal definition for a "sanctuary city," but that doesn't stop people from using the term. We answer listeners' questions about what it means to be a sanctuary city.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 07:58:02 -0500NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to singer-songwriter Pegi Young about her new album, Raw, about her divorce from Neil Young. She calls it the "soundtrack to the seven stages of grief."
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 07:58:02 -0500NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to New York Times sportswriter Juliet Macur about the government's lawsuit against cyclist Lance Armstrong, which now goes to a jury trial.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 07:58:02 -0500People in Paris' suburbs have been protesting an alleged rape of a young black man by police. Political science professor Karim Amellal discusses the case and the upcoming presidential election.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 07:58:02 -0500After a week of controversy, President Trump sought to energize himself and his supporters at a rally in Florida on Saturday, staged by his campaign operation.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 07:58:02 -0500Decades ago, Garden City, Kan., embraced the meat industry, and immigrants flocked there for jobs. The city worked hard to absorb newcomers, but now its economy and diverse community are in jeopardy.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 07:58:02 -0500O'Connell earned nominations for work on Top Gun, Transformers, Armageddon and many more. Losing streaks are never fun, but O'Connell seems at peace. "It hasn't been the right time for me," he says.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 07:58:00 -0500It's Black History Month, and NPR's Alt.Latino team shares some gems of Afro-Latin music, ranging from Panamanian inspired hip-hop beats to Brazilian percussion.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 07:58:00 -0500Constituents have recently packed GOP town halls to voice their concerns about health care and President Trump. On Saturday, Reed held four town halls in his Western New York district.