Last Build Date: Sat, 25 Feb 2017 18:20:00 -0500Copyright: Copyright 2017 NPR - For Personal Use Only
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 18:20:00 -0500Joe Weisberg and Joel Fields, co-showrunners of the acclaimed series "The Americans," about Russian spies in the Washington, D.C., area, look ahead a season amid newly tense times with Russia.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 18:20:00 -0500Tensions over immigration erupted into violence in Pretoria, South Africa, this week. Reporter Peter Granitz says foreigners are scapegoats for those who are actually upset with the government.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 15:38:00 -0500The annular solar eclipse, which will leave just a sliver of sun shining behind the moon, will be visible from the southern hemisphere Sunday. Here's how to watch, even if you're outside its path.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 09:53:00 -0500The blasts Saturday left dozens dead in Homs, mostly held by President Bashar Assad's regime. Those attacks were answered by government airstrikes, even as delegations met abroad for U.N.-led talks.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 08:28:51 -0500NPR's Scott Simon talks with Georgetown University Asia expert Victor Cha about the global repercussions of the deadly nerve gas attack on Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korea's dictator.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 08:28:00 -0500People were dropping dead in Malaysia, and no one could figure out why their brains were swelling. A young scientist solved the mystery. Then he had to get people to believe him.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 06:39:00 -0500Ada Colau is a former Occupy activist, once arrested for blocking home evictions during Spain's economic crisis. Now she's Barcelona's mayor, a job in which, she says, "you're closest to the people."
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 06:33:00 -0500Kuwait is celebrating its national day at the Trump International Hotel in Washington. The ambassador rejects suggestions that Kuwait is trying to curry favor with President Trump.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 19:03:00 -0500Daniel Fried, who retired Friday from the State Department, helped shape U.S. policy in Europe over a 40-year career. "I learned never to underestimate the possibility of change," he told colleagues.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 18:28:00 -0500He landed in Chicago for a graduation celebration trip after President Trump's travel ban took effect on citizens of seven mostly Muslim countries. He was held overnight in a cell and then sent back.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:00:00 -0500The Obama administration began checking social media accounts of prospective Syrian refugees more than a year ago. Such steps could expand as President Trump prepares a new executive order on vetting.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:48:00 -0500The film tells the story of Ruth Williams, a London typist, and Seretse Khama, heir to the throne of modern-day Botswana. In 1948, their interracial marriage sparked a political firestorm.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:34:00 -0500President Muhammadu Buhari left for London Jan. 19. His government insists he's "hale and hearty," but speculation is rife that he may be suffering from prostate cancer, memory loss or other ailments.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:29:00 -0500The enclosure in China's Heilongjiang province, where the drone video was filmed, has been accused of keeping animals in "deplorable conditions."
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 15:34:00 -0500A colorless, odorless liquid, similar in consistency to motor oil, VX kills in tiny quantities that can be absorbed through the skin. It is among the deadliest chemical weapons ever devised.