Drones aren't only the airborne worry in Europe this week. An aggressive owl is terrorizing residents of the Dutch town of Purmerend. Maybe its behavior is due to hormones. Or maybe it's just hungry.
Regulations intended to block money from getting to terrorist groups has led the last bank that handles most money transfers from the United States to Somalia to pull out of the business.
Robert Siegel talks to Sebastian Kurz, the Austrian Minister for Foreign Affairs, about revising a 1912 law giving Muslims the same rights as Christians and Jews.
The prolific country singer joins forces with the former president of Warner Brothers.
From the tent city it's set up in, to a judge banning defense lawyers from mentioning a former CIA interpreter's having appeared before all of them, the war court in Guantanamo Bay borders on surreal.
Kelly McEvers talks with Baher Mohamed, an Egyptian journalist for Al Jazeera English. Mohamed was imprisoned for alleged assistance to the banned Muslim Brotherhood.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is taking a lead among other hospital systems in the country to keep nurses and other staff from getting injured when they move and lift patients.
The government says free expression can combat radicalization. Yet a military court recently sentenced a man to 18 months in prison for a Facebook post deemed insulting to the United Arab Emirates.
Edmonton, Canada, spends five months a year below freezing — on average. Now, the city is considering a proposal to create a 7-mile skating trail for Edmontonians to use during their winter commutes.
French authorities have launched an investigation after a number of small drones have been seen flying illegally above various landmarks in Paris recently.
Bruce Sinofsky died Saturday of complications from diabetes. He was 58 years old.
Militants from the self-proclaimed Islamic State swept through several Christian areas of Syria this week, kidnapping scores and causing wider displacement.
According to the criminal complaint, two of the Brooklyn men planned to travel to Syria to join the group. A third man allegedly helped finance their trip.
As much of the country shivers in the grip of a nasty winter, NPR movie critic Bob Mondello ponders cinematic heat — the movies that smolder, swelter and sizzle no matter what the mercury says.
Hear and see an LA concert featuring the reunited brothers from The Blasters.
A lawsuit involving a Muslim job seeker and the preppy mall retailer could have big implications for religious discrimination laws.
Racialicious founder Latoya Peterson has a tearjerker of a tribute to journalism diversity pioneer Dori Maynard.
The Republican plan to fund the Homeland Security Department drops the immigration provisions opposed by President Obama.
Sinofsky and his longtime co-director, Joe Berlinger, are perhaps best known for Paradise Lost, a trilogy of films about three teenagers convicted of killing three little boys in West Memphis, Ark.
The guitarist shares memories of making Led Zeppelin's monumental double album, and talks about some of the artists who've changed his life over the years.