How many countries are in Africa? 1, 15, 54 or 122? Take our beginner's quiz and test your knowledge of the second-largest continent in the world.
A website that helps connect families of kids who have extremely rare genetic diseases with scientists — and with other families — is turning up new diagnoses, support and avenues of treatment.
The likely Democratic nominee eviscerated Trump in a speech Thursday. It was aimed not just as Democrats, but Republicans, as Clinton is set to take on Trump this fall.
Spain's Garbine Muguruza on Saturday won the women's singles final 7-5, 6-4 at the French Open. On Sunday, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray will face off for the men's singles title.
Boxing gyms around the country are remembering the champion, who died Friday. NPR's Nathan Rott talked to boxers in Los Angeles who said Ali inspired them.
Rice University history professor Douglas Brinkley, Jason Johnson of The Root, and NPR's Mara Liasson discuss the changing thoughts on how a president should behave.
The Los Angeles Film Festival opened this week, showcasing the work of its most diverse roster of filmmakers yet. Film critic Carla Renata offers her take on the festival lineup.
This week, the History Channel aired its remake of the classic TV series. Listeners Pious Ali, Frank Bonet and Justin Rogers told us what they thought.
Russian businessman Alexander Perepilichny blew the whistle on a tax fraud scheme, then died mysteriously in 2012 in England. Luke Harding of The Guardian has an update on the investigation.
France had already been dealing with crippling strikes when the Seine River flooded. Now, as the country prepares to host the UEFA European soccer championship, police say they are overstretched.
Copa America Centenario, the oldest continental soccer tournament in the world, played for the first time in the U.S. Friday. Sports writer Alicia DelGallo talks about the significance of the games.
Muhammad Ali's presence loomed large in his hometown of Louisville, Ky. Residents remembered him Saturday.
C.W. Stoneking is from the Northern Territory of Australia, but his sound is old school southern American blues. We catch him on his first U.S. tour and talk about his new album, Gon' Boogaloo.
Boxing titan George Foreman remembers Muhammad Ali, a dear friend and one-time rival in a historic fight in 1974. Ali died Friday at age 74.