After scandal plagued Republican rival Sen. David Vitter and supporters crossed party lines, Democrat John Bel Edwards has emerged as the winner of Louisiana's bitter governor's race.
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is urging a pause in the resettlement of Syrian refugees in his state. Two Syrian refugees there share their similar concerns, but say totally barring refugees is a mistake.
Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning has been sidelined after a foot injury. Mike Pesca, host of Slate's The Gist podcast, talks with NPR's Rachel Martin about Manning's possible retirement.
NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Anne Richard, Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees and Migration, about the screening process refugees go through before entering the United States.
NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Michael Ratney, U.S. Special Envoy for Syria, about the future of U.S. strategy in Syria, especially in the wake of the Paris attacks.
The Belgian prime minister has urged more surveillance and border controls. But it's not clear that Belgians will trade privacy and civil liberties in promise of better security.
At the close of an Asian summit in Malaysia, President Obama vowed to destroy ISIS on the battlefield, while also saying that the most powerful tool was to show ISIS "that we're not afraid."
In this week's Sunday Puzzle, each sentence contains two words that have homophones that are opposites. For each sentence given, find the homophone opposites.
Did you see the movie Rocky? Or the sequels? A new film called Creed is a spin-off from the franchise. NPR's Rachel Martin caught up with the film's star Michael B. Jordan.
Ashley Nell Tipton is the winning designer in the latest season of Project Runway. NPR's Rachel Martin talks with her about what her win means for the plus-size fashion industry.
Titans of car air fresheners are at war. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with New York Times reporter Andy Newman about one tree-shaped freshener company suing another.
Thousands of Japan's historic Buddhist temples are expected to shut down. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Ian Reader, an expert on Japanese culture, on how Buddhism is changing in the country.
What exactly is the ISIS endgame? NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Scott Atran, co-author of the New York Review of Books post "Paris: The War ISIS Wants."
The hosts of Alt.Latino bring us music from Brazil and Africa this week. NPR's Jasmine Garsd and Felix Contreras talk to Rachel Martin about their favorite tracks.
NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Malian student Assoumane Maiga about the situation in his country after the deadly hotel attack last Friday. Maiga's wife and family live in Bamako.
After the Paris attacks, some schools were quick to cancel trips to major cities. Rachel Martin spoke with NPR's Shankar Vedantam about the psychology of group fear.