Renee Montagne talks to NPR's David Folkenflik about the provocative editorial stance adopted by the French satirical magazine, which was attacked by gunmen this morning in Paris.
The magazine that was the target of a deadly attack today is part of a long tradition of French satire dating to the days before the French Revolution.
A panel in Minnesota wants to establish a new region called the North. Supporters say it will help the area differentiate itself from other parts of the Midwest.
We've been hearing a lot about economic anxiety in Europe lately. Much of that anxiety center's around Greece. Steve Inskeep talks to economist Platon Tinios about what's happening in Greece.
Linda Wertheimer talks to John Ourand from Sports Business Journal about ESPN's decision to start a streaming service. The service is being done in partnership with Dish Network.
Once completed, the line could travel faster than 200 mph and get people from Los Angeles to San Francisco in less than three hours. But the project has only a fifth of the funding it needs.
DishTV is offering a new digital service for cord cutters — ESPN and a dozen other channels for just $20 a month. Does it lead to a cable-less future?
As HBO releases the high-definition version of The Wire, NPR's Eric Deggans says that binge-watching the show feels more like reading today's headlines — especially on issues of race and class.
The House, which has a Republican majority, is expected to vote on the controversial pipeline this week. The GOP-dominated Senate is considering a similar measure, which has bipartisan support.