Once a symbol of the counterculture, pot is now part of the culture. In Colorado, it's part of everyday culture, raising concerns for parents and those working to keep young people away from drugs.
It's playoff time for basketball and hockey. NPR's Rachel Martin talks the week in sports with Mike Pesca of Slate.com.
The Boston Marathon bombing two years ago changed how organizers run the annual race. Despite stepped-up security, 1 million fans will be cheering on runners from the sidelines on Monday.
One year ago, 16 Nepalis guiding climbers up Mount Everest were swept away by a hanging glacier that had peeled off the mountain. It was the worst single accident in the history of Everest.
A major rescue operation is underway in the Mediterranean Sea after a migrant ship carrying as many as 700 people capsized Sunday. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to the U.N.'s Adrian Edwards in Geneva.
Twenty years after the bombing in Oklahoma City, the U.S. views security and privacy in a very different way. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to correspondent Dina Temple-Raston about the changes.
New York musician Noah Wall surreptitiously recorded amateurs fiddling with guitars, pianos, keyboards, drums and more at a Guitar Center. He captured a lot of bad music and some wild ambition.
NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to author Elizabeth Alexander about her new memoir, The Light of the World.
Republican candidates — those who've already declared and those who have yet to — gathered in New Hampshire this weekend to speak to their party. Whose messages resonated? And whose did not?
Talk about a time warp! The iconic VW camper is getting a modern reboot. This time, it's electric.
The question of what to do about Greece if it defaults on its debts is a topic at World Bank and IMF meetings in Washington this week.
The U.S. and Saudi Arabia are imposing sanctions on a Pakistan-based charity thought to be funneling money to terror groups. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Daniel Glaser at the Treasury Department.
In almost every corner of the world, women are either completely written out of school books, or they're portrayed in stereotypical, subservient roles, a report says. What will it take to fix this?
Krakauer's Missoula looks at stories of women who have been sexually assaulted by people they know. He says rape is unlike other crimes because in other crimes, "the victim isn't assumed to be lying."
The system, a pair of robotic arms, learned to cook by mimicking the motions of a top chef. Even though it can't smell or taste, its maker says the robot should be able to make 2,000 meals by 2017.
For about two years, Marina Diamandis donned a platinum-blonde wig and became Electra Heart. But the pop singer has ditched her alter ego for a sound and persona that's all her own.
After releasing the new Marvel superhero series, Daredevil, which features a blind hero, Netflix has added audio description options to the show.
The series stars a blind superhero — but at first, it lacked audio descriptions for the visually impaired. Netflix has added that option, but the issue raises larger questions of online accessibility.
The new head of the World Health Organization's Africa region predicts the Ebola outbreak will end by this fall. But the world must remain vigilant until transmission has completely stopped, she says.
Gazing into your dog's eyes apparently triggers happy feelings in both parties - suggesting that dogs really may love us back. (This piece originally aired on All Things Considered on April 16, 2015.)