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Thousands of supporters of the Spanish anti-austerity party, Podemos, marched through Madrid on Saturday. Polls show they could defeat Spain's mainstream parties in elections this year.
Posted: Sunday, February 01, 2015
Rep. Adam Schiff of California plans to introduce a bill that would authorize military operations against ISIS. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Rep. Schiff about the new legislation.
Posted: Sunday, February 01, 2015
Sweden is the first country in the world to use new technology to land passenger airplanes remotely. At an airport in a tiny town, flights are guided by operators sitting miles away.
Posted: Sunday, February 01, 2015
Former Secret Service agent Jonathan Wackrow spent five years on President Obama's detail. He talks to NPR's Rachel Martin about the problems that have led to the agency's current scandals.
Posted: Sunday, February 01, 2015
Robert Schwimmer, 66, was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2013; he wants to hasten his death if he finds himself in agonizing pain. But assisted suicide is illegal in his family's home state.
Posted: Sunday, February 01, 2015
The prisoner swap between the self-proclaimed Islamic State and Jordan is at a standstill. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to reporter Taylor Luck about how Jordanians are reacting to the hostage situation.
Posted: Sunday, February 01, 2015
NPR's Weekend Edition will spend a few months following four seniors from Howard University in Washington, D.C., to tap into the challenges and preoccupations of soon-to-be college graduates.
Posted: Sunday, February 01, 2015
Sick of dining hall pizza, public health student Emily Hu taught herself how to cook — even with no oven. Now she's hoping to inspire her peers to pick up cooking skills and healthier eating habits.
Posted: Sunday, February 01, 2015
The pre-Super Bowl week of hype — which ran the gamut from frivolous to ominous — finally ends and we can turn to what could be one of the closest, most exciting championship games ever.
Posted: Sunday, February 01, 2015
In a commercial, the comedian pretends no one can see her. One Indian journalist says there's more to the ad than selling insurance. Being visible comes with a risk of violence for women in India.
Posted: Saturday, January 31, 2015
Greg O'Brien talks about how his life has changed in the five years since he was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's disease. "More and more I don't recognize people," he says.
Posted: Saturday, January 31, 2015
The Oscar-nominated star of the Alan Turing biopic The Imitation Game has joined actor and comedian Stephen Fry in calling for a blanket pardon of 49,000 men punished under long-defunct law.
Posted: Saturday, January 31, 2015
The SITE Intelligence group has acquired footage that appears to show the execution of the Japanese journalist a week after another Japanese hostage was killed by the so-called Islamic State.
Posted: Saturday, January 31, 2015
For the first time, the extremist group acknowledges its defeat earlier this week in the heavily contested Syrian border town.
Posted: Saturday, January 31, 2015
Libya was hopeful after Moammar Gadhafi was overthrown, but today it's a nation torn apart, with two competing governments in two different cities, each with its own parliament and military.
Posted: Saturday, January 31, 2015