David Greene talks to writer Achy Obejas about her New York Times opinion piece: "The Little Fidel in All of Us." It examines her complicated feelings about Fidel Castro, who died last week.
Young Zimbabweans are riding social media to prominence as activists seeking President Robert Mugabe's ouster. We meet one: a former train driver, labor leader, widow and mother-turned-campaigner.
Steve Inskeep talks to David Wessel, director of the Hutchins Center at the Brookings Institution and a contributing correspondent to The Wall Street Journal, about Steve Mnuchin's qualifications.
The legal issue before the court tests whether people who are detained for more than six months have a right to a bond hearing. This involves permanent U.S. residents or people seeking asylum.
The late Cuban dictator didn't try out for the New York team, says Adrian Burgos Jr., University of Illinois history professor. It's fun to contemplate this historical "What if?" but it's pure myth.
Steve Inskeep talks to Tevi Troy, president of the American Health Policy Institute and a former deputy secretary of Health in the George W. Bush administration, about the selection of Price.
Officials offered guidelines for how children should write their letters to Russia's version of Santa. The BBC reports the government worried kids were giving up too many personal details.
Britain's Princess Beatrice threw a party, and singer Ed Sheeran attended. He jokingly asked if he could be knighted. But when getting into position, she accidentally slashed his face.
Scientists are exploring how human brains learn to read - and discovering new ways that brains with dyslexia can learn to cope.
The National Retail Federation says more consumers shopped online during the Thanksgiving weekend than in stores. A consultant says consumers have gotten far more comfortable shopping on their phones.
Donald Trump launched a controversy on Twitter over the weekend regarding voting integrity, as his work of compiling a Cabinet and a governing agenda goes on.
In Havana, thousands of mourners will spend another day paying tribute to Cuba's former leader Fidel Castro. With his death, Cubans are wondering if change on the Caribbean island will accelerate.
After years of virtual stalemate, the Syrian government has made its largest advance into rebel-held areas of the city of Aleppo. It changes the map in the Syrian civil war.
Little is known about the suspect in Monday's attack on the campus of Ohio State University that injured 11. The suspect, shot and killed by police, was a practicing Muslim.
The order, issued Monday, is effective immediately and will stay in place indefinitely. The state "won't be using law enforcement or the national guard to enforce the order," an official said.
After Fidel Castro died last week, many Cuban-Americans gathered at Miami's Versailles Restaurant. For more than 40 years, it's been the heart of the Cuban exile community.
David Greene talks to journalist Pablo Medina Uribe about the crash that killed 76 people. There were five survivors. The plane had taken off from Boliva and was on its way to Medellin.
Dyslexia is the most common learning disability in the U.S. Scientists are exploring how human brains learn to read, and are discovering new ways that brains with dyslexia can learn to cope.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-MN, talks to Steve Inskeep about the party's approach to the next Republican-controlled Congress. She says there will be major reasons for them to be an emergency brake.
Today is "Giving Tuesday." Is it time to rethink how you make your donation decisions?