Former New York Governor George Pataki and former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum are the latest to jump into the race.
NPR's Ofeibea Quist-Arcton has spent a lot of time in the country, and discusses its politics and economy today, compared to yesteryear.
A spellbinding dance track that's heavy (as you might have guessed) on the bouzouki.
This month's mix features bouzouki music from Japan, Shangaan electro from South Africa, some good ol'-fashioned funk from Los Angeles, and much more.
The State Department removed Havana from the list following a thawing of relations with the United States.
The "handshake for peace" was perhaps the only thing that could compete with accusations of corruption and bribery that have dominated the international gathering of soccer's governing body.
What happens when your mother's dying wish is to rest in peace... with someone you've never heard of before?
What happens when you get one song stuck in your head for decades? And it gets louder and louder? For one man, his whole life falls apart... only to magically come back together.
For one young Colombian musician, keeping his kidnapping a secret was the difference between life and death.
Smitten by an activist, Glynn finds out just how far he is willing to go to prove his love.
At least four people, including a suspected suicide bomber, were killed in the attack on a Shiite mosque in the kingdom's Eastern Province.
Hear a folk-rock band named after a hamlet midway between its members' hometowns.
On this week's show, we tackle Tomorrowland and consider pop culture looks at both the future and the past. And as always, we chat about what's making us happy this week.
She's not the only example of a cross-species friend. Goats pal around with hippos and giraffes, too. We probe the science of goat behavior to see what makes them such good friends.
When you hold your breath underwater, you might pass out before you realize you need oxygen right now. Experienced swimmers have drowned as a result, and most people aren't aware of the risk.
Oyelowo, who won accolades in 2014 for Selma, here works alone on camera in a dramatic film about a man coming undone in his mother's house.
Also: More flooding is ahead for the central and southern Plains; Delaware lawmakers review an assisted suicide bill; and a Pearl Harbor memorial is temporarily closed after a ship strikes a dock.
Nocturnal Sunshine is the dubstep project of British DJ Maya Jane Coles. True to that name, she makes dubstep beats that are somehow dark and bright at the same time.
The vocalist covers an obscure Buddy Holly song and discusses busking on the streets of Paris.
Buhari has become the first opposition figure to be inaugurated since Nigeria won its independence in 1960.