The man some NASCAR racing fans call the last of the 'old school' drivers is retiring soon. Tony Stewart is known for his aggressive and controversial style.
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with musician Derek Brown about his new album Beatbox Sax. Brown squeezes sounds out of his instrument that sound more like stand up bass, than saxophone.
Zach Gage is an artist and game maker who was frustrated by chess. So he made his own IOS version — Really Bad Chess — in which players get a random assortment of pieces instead of the typical lineup.
On sunny December day in Manhattan, the great German painter had been on his way to an exhibit featuring his latest self-portrait when he died. Now, that painting is back in the city where he left it.
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks to author Mark Slouka's about his new memoir "Nobody's Son." It chronicles his family's life in 1940s Czechoslovakia, their emigration to Pennsylavnia, and his difficult relationship with his mother.
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks to Joseph Garcia of the Morrison Institute for Public Policy at Arizona State University about how the 2016 Presidential race has become remarkably competitive in Arizona — an historically Republican stronghold.
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks to John Birky a Kansas doctor who talks to us about his community's reaction after police foiled a plot to bomb an apartment complex housing Somali refugees.
Ohio has long been considered the ultimate bellwether — and it's one of the most contested battleground states in the country. As Hillary Clinton pulls ahead in other key states, we'll look at why the race continues to be so tight there.
Both campaigns are using the last three weeks of the presidential race to make their case to the American people. It's time for closing arguments. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Mara Liasson.
Mary Louise Kelly speaks to Vicki Shabo, Vice President of the National Partnership for Women and Families on the wage gap for women who are Latina.
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks to Maine Public, Chief Political Correspondent of Maine Public about Donald Trump's effort to court voters in Maine's 2nd Congressional District, which might be won by a Republican nominee for the first time since 1988.
University students in South Africa have been protesting for weeks, demanding that the government drop tuition and make university free. A student movement says the goal is equal access for poor blacks, the country's majority, who struggle with inequality more than 20 years after the end of apartheid.
How do you unplug from politics in this heated election season? That's a question we put to tourists in front of the White House this weekend.
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Jim Galloway of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution about the state of the 2016 presidential election in Georgia, where the race has grown closer than had expected.
To pass the time on the road, political correspondent Don Gonyea creates playlists curated to the story and state. With the campaign end drawing near, Don has his playlist for the final few weeks.
There are deep emotions in the African-American community behind this election's lopsided poll numbers: dissatisfaction, nostalgia, and even disgust.
The latest batch from WikiLeaks of hacked emails linked to Clinton campaign chair John Podesta brings the total to more than 11,000 of what the organization claims will be more than 50,000 emails.
WikiLeaks has released what it claims to be transcripts of three paid, closed-door 'speeches' Hillary Clinton gave to Goldman Sachs.
Sweet Home Cafe, the restaurant inside the National Museum of African American History and Culture, offers visitors a chance to taste the varied African-American contributions of American cuisine.
Italian fashion brand Moschino is causing controversy with its pill-themed 2017 collection. Randy Anderson of Eden House Recovery Services is pushing stores not to sell the clothing.