NPR's Melissa Block speaks with Indiana State Health Commissioner Dr. Jerome Adams for the latest on the Indiana HIV outbreak. There are now 136 confirmed cases tied to injection drug users in one community in rural Scott County.
NPR's Robert Siegel interviews Australian journalist Peter FitzSimons, author of Gallipoli, about how Keith Murdoch defied military censors and got the word out about how badly the battle was going.
Hundreds of people showed up at the campus of Valdosta University to fly American flags, after other protesters desecrated a flag last week.
For more than a quarter century, Republicans have been asked to sign a pledge not to raise taxes. The first two presidential candidates this year have signed it, but there could be one big holdout.
Our recurring puzzler for careful listeners, this week featuring a selection of fills handpicked by Kelly Olsen, drummer for the band Cayetana. Hear the fill (or intro) and match it to the song.
On this week's show, we talk about competitive cooking shows, delicious food in the movies, and all the things we've learned about pop culture representations of college.
The U.S. epidemic of injected opioid use could lead to more severe outbreaks of HIV and hepatitis C, like those now occurring in Indiana, the Centers for Disease Control And Prevention says.
The rapper isn't using a headhunter. He's interviewing applicants — for the position of fulltime blunt roller — himself.
Historian David Kertzer says the Catholic Church lent organizational strength and moral legitimacy to Mussolini's fascist regime. Kertzer recently won a Pulitzer Prize for his book.
Recently released in the U.S., Asghar Farhadi's 2009 film follows a teacher invited on a beach trip by the mother of one of her students. David Edelstein calls the film "Hitchockian" in its suspense.
As Peter O'Dowd follows part of the route of Abraham Lincoln's funeral train 150 years ago, he makes a pit stop to get a haircut.
We revisit our conversation with the filmmaker, a longtime Brown trombonist and a professor of ethnomusicology.
The clash at Gallipoli was one of the most memorable fights of World War I — and one of the most consequential. Its reverberations are still felt to this day in the chaotic Middle East.
Italy says it wants more information from the United States about how an Italian aid worker was killed in a U.S. drone strike.
She's been pushing boundaries since she started climbing as a teen in the 1970s, a time when there were very few women in the sport.
A maglev train in Japan broke its own record, hitting a speed of 375 miles per hour on a test run near Mount Fugi.
The attack at a movie theater killed 12 people and injured 70. Nearly three years later, the case is finally going to trial.
In tests of anti-malarial pills and antibiotics, 9 to 41 percent didn't meet quality standards. And the world does a crummy job chasing criminals who reap $75 billion a year from counterfeit meds.
Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, the ringleaders of the heroin-smuggling ring, are expected to be given their execution dates on Saturday. Indonesian law requires they receive 72 hours' notice.
On this week's mini podcast: Is some music too simple — or too complicated — to enjoy?