The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals unexpectedly ruled to limit how officers may use Tasers or other stun guns. In states such as Virginia and North Carolina, it's no longer legal for police to use Tasers to force compliance from a non-dangerous suspect. Some cops say this is an unnecessary and dangerous restriction. Others say it's an overdue curb on the abuse of these weapons.
Dan Pashman from The Sporkful podcast joins us for a talk about the eternal question: If you're watching the Super Bowl, what are you eating while you do?
Watch the premiere of "What I Need" from Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats' Austin City Limits performance.
In response to an NPR investigation, Sen. Claire McCaskill says the VA has "shown no urgency in addressing 70 years of appalling mistreatment of these men."
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Mattel is rethinking how the Barbie brand could represent women of all colors, shapes, and sizes. Some are buying it. Others, not so much.
In 1951, members of the scientific Explorers Club thought they'd dined on prehistoric meat dug out of the Alaskan tundra. The meal became legend. Now two Yale students have unraveled the deception.
Puerto Rico is one of the few Caribbean islands that openly accepts gay people. That's starting to pay off economically, with an increase in gay tourism.
Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera is the second Latino head coach in Super Bowl history. And Charlotte's Latino community is talking about football like never before.
In spite of so many Puerto Ricans leaving their homeland, a small group of young entrepreneurs are staying behind looking for hidden economic opportunities.
Where does Congress stand on Puerto Rico and will presidential politics play a role in a resolution for the island?
Across Puerto Rico, teachers are leaving for the mainland and schools are shutting down to save money. Joy Diaz looks at what is driving teachers to move away.
The debt crisis in Puerto Rico did not appear out of thin air. Juan Gonzalez, a Puerto Rican journalist and scholar, explains the peculiar relationship between the U.S. and Puerto Rico.
Puerto Rico is drowning is $72 billion in government debt. Latino USA unpacks how the island's fiscal crisis came to be, with help from Robert Smith of NPR's Planet Money.
The Australian songwriter who has written hits for Rihanna, Beyonce and Katy Perry just released an album of her own. Critic Ken Tucker likes Sia's singing, in part, because of its imperfections.
Publishers in France are altering the spellings of around 2,400 words in textbooks and will drop the hat-shaped circumflex accent in some cases. That's causing outrage.
"When everyone's attacking you, you must be doing something right," Rubio told reporters in Manchester this week.
Offutt's late father went from running a small insurance agency to writing more than 400 books, mostly pornography. Originally broadcast March 2, 2015.
As the movie hits theaters, we revisit our conversation with Seth Grahame-Smith, who penned the book the movie is based on.
Discovery of Zika virus in the saliva and urine of infected people is concerning but may not mean the pathogen can actually be transmitted through those fluids, experts caution.