We know all about the stars playing in Sunday's Super Bowl: Tom Brady and Richard Sherman to name two. But there are lesser-known players and positions whose roles are just as essential.
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration has been tracking the movement of vehicles around the U.S. and storing that information. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Wall Street Journal reporter Devlin Barrett.
ISIS militants continued their deadly attacks this week, evidence that the campaign by Iraq and the U.S. to defeat the group could take years. NPR's Arun Rath talks with reporter Alice Fordham.
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.
From a sensational soprano to an audacious new work for orchestra, NPR Music's Tom Huizenga and host Arun Rath spin a broad selection of new classical albums.
Jynne Dilling Martin spent six weeks living on the bottom of the world and watching scientists work. The experience inspired many of the poems in her new collection, We Mammals in Hospitable Times.
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.
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.
For the first time, the extremist group acknowledges its defeat earlier this week in the heavily contested Syrian border town.
Libya was hopeful after Moammar Gadhafi was overthrown, but today Libya is a country torn apart, with two competing governments in two different cities, each with its own parliament and military.
National sorority leaders have told members at the University of Virginia not to attend a multi-frat Bid Night party after a discredited article about a gang rape. Students call the order patronizing.
Pilots Troy Bradley and Leonid Tiukhtyaev, dubbed the "Two Eagles," traveled the farthest and stayed aloft the longest for anyone in a gas-filled balloon.
Our panelists predict what will be the big surprise from this year's Super Bowl.
Bill reads three news-related limericks: Mommy Got Back; Maitre McD; PU Brew.
More questions for the panel: Chin-osuction; Not So Forever Young; Snowbuddy Loves Me.
Our panelists tell three stories about someone saving the environment only one of which is true.
Our panelists answer questions about the week's news: It's a crime not to eat this food.
Bill Kurtis reads three quotes from the week's news: Modi and The Bam; New Koch; An Offensive Play.
Jon Tester of Montana may be the only senator who regularly travels to Washington with a 40-pound suitcase filled with meat he butchered himself.