The Star Trek actor died Friday in Los Angeles, and NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says Nimoy's signature role taught fans the power of accepting their differences rather than fighting them.
Roberta Jacobson, the American diplomat leading the talks, said the talks were "productive and encouraging" and a U.S. embassy could open in Havana by April.
In honor of Black History Month we went down to NPR's Washington, D.C., headquarters to show Sam Greenlee's 1973 film and host a conversation about its resonance.
Hear the folk singer's acoustic version of the title track of her latest album, The Voyager.
Kidnapping is big business in Nigeria. One man analyzed the industry, to find its weak points and better protect the people he loved.
When a young girl with a black mother and white father wrote to a teen magazine in 1968 about not fitting in, the Star Trek actor responded at length about how Spock navigated two cultures.
On Friday, gunmen shot to death the prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov. Nemtsov was a longtime Russian opposition leader and a sharp critic of President Vladimir Putin.
Jesus Murillo Karam ran the investigation when 43 college students disappeared.
In one New York neighborhood, a priest and an ex-convict run a bakery and café that provides good jobs to young men coming out of jail.
Maria Hinojosa talks with Lorraine C. Ladish of VivaFifty.com about how Latinas can gain confidence as they grow older.
Zoë Damacela started her own fashion brand before finishing high school. As a young businesswoman of color, she tells us where her confidence comes from.
Obama's immigration action has been tangled up in legal problems. For immigrants, it's just another step in the back-and-forth Maria Hinojosa likes to call "The U.S. Mambo."
Latino students have been known to be "quiet" in the classroom. Producer Antonia Cereijido explores the many factors that may contribute to Latino students seeming shy.
A New Orleans attorney has turned an antebellum plantation into a new museum. You won't find hoop skirts and mint juleps, but stark relics at a site devoted entirely to a realistic look at slavery.
The former Florida governor's supporters shouted down his hecklers at his much anticipated appearance at the Conservative Political Action Conference.
Nemtsov served as a regional governor and deputy prime minister in the 1990s. He became an opposition leader and sharp critic of Putin in the early part of the last decade.
On Sunday, CBS debuts Battle Creek, a new police drama set in small town Michigan that was dreamt up by the creator of Breaking Bad and executive produced by the creator of House.
Royal elder Prince El Hassan bin Talal talks to Robert Siegel about the country's role in fighting terrorism and extremism. He concludes that the Arab world needs more literacy to combat fanaticism.
Father Ted, as he was known to his friends, was influential in reshaping Catholic higher education. He was also a champion for human rights and nuclear disarmament.