Just after Bernie Sanders thanked Kimmel for possibly securing the debate last night, Kimmel made a Batman vs. Superman joke about Democratic superdelegates.
ISIS reportedly has seized villages near Syria's border with Turkey, trapping tens of thousands of civilians. The evacuated hospital outside Azaz is the aid group's largest medical facility in Syria.
Bronze plans provide the least generous coverage of the four tiers on insurance marketplaces, paying 60 percent of benefits, on average, compared with 70 percent for the more popular silver plans.
The steel drum tradition is unfairly maligned. The mysterious Hamburg group takes Cat Stevens' pioneering electro jam and replaces synths with steel.
The punishment includes, in some cases, suspensions without pay for improperly reviewing records about Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz. An employee who leaked data to the press has resigned.
On her new album Lola, Rodriguez's bi-cultural life blossoms into a spectacular collection of stories and songs, several of which she performs in this Tiny Desk concert with guitarist Luke Jacobs.
Audie Cornish joins us this week for a chat about the things we pick over endlessly and the sometimes unsatisfying intersection of politics and pop culture.
Also: More tornadoes strike the central U.S.; dozens of Secret Service agents are disciplined for accessing a Congressman's records; and Pittsburgh will meet San Jose in the NHL Stanley Cup finals.
Not impressed by some of the art in San Francisco's Museum of Modern Art, a teen had an idea: set eye glasses on the wooden floor and walk away. Sure enough, people surrounded the "new exhibit."
It's a time-honored tradition, win the Indianapolis 500 and down an ice-cold bottle of milk. What kind? According to the website Jalopnik.com, each driver has his own choice, should he win.
A voyaging canoe built to revive the centuries-old tradition of Hawaiian exploration is circumnavigating the globe. Its crew has already traveled 26,000 miles navigating with the sun, star and waves.
Kikue Takagi narrowly survived the atomic bomb that killed her classmates. Soon after she moved to California, where she worked for many years at Disneyland. Now in her 80s, she's back in Hiroshima.
It turns out beans aren't the only musical fruit. The London Vegetable Orchestra is one of many musical acts that use all sorts of fruit and veg to produce sweet (and savory) sounds.
Two top Hispanic House Democrats weigh in on what Hillary Clinton should look for in a running mate.
David Greene talks to Harnarayan Singh, play-by-play voice for Hockey Night in Canada's Punjabi service. Now into his ninth season in the broadcast booth, Singh's dramatic calls have won him fans even beyond Canada's large Punjabi speaking minority.
Baylor University is removing Kenneth Starr as university president and Art Briles as coach of the football team, following a scathing report on sexual assaults by players against other students, and the failure of university officials to help the victims.
Across Europe there seems to be a rejection of mainstream parties, with a new rush of migrants into Europe this year. Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel seems damaged by the crisis for the first time in her political career.
Businesses in North Carolina says they're still dealing with the fallout of a new law that blocked protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. Some restaurants say they've had a reduction in business. Hotels have seen conference organizers cancel conventions to protest the law. And start-ups say some investors are steering clear of North Carolina.
The Japanese city of Hiroshima (hih-roh-shih-mah) remains the city that most symbolizes the horrors of the atomic age. About 140,000 people were killed when that bomb was dropped. Renee Montagne and David Greene talks to NPR's Scott Horsley and Elise Hu, Sheila Smith, an expert in Japanese politics with the Council on Foreign Relations, Rep. Mark Takano (tuk-KAH-no) of California, and Kikue Takagi (KEE-koo-way tuh-KAH-gee), Rep. Takano's second cousin, who survived the attack on Hiroshima.
Samantha Montgomery is an elder care worker in New Orleans who also writes and sings her own songs on YouTube. A composer in Israel spotted her and via social media, they began to work together.