Academy Award-nominated Guatemalan filmmaker Luis Argueta was in Guatemala when the child refugee crisis story broke out. He shares with us what he saw and testimonials of children who were deported.
In the '90s, Los Angeles deported undocumented members of the MS-13 street gang to Central America. Now, gang violence in Central America has been a major factor causing children to flee for the U.S.
We start our show with a brief history of U.S. involvement in the civil wars of El Salvador and Guatemala, and hear from Fulbright scholar Elizabeth Kennedy about why kids are leaving El Salvador.
Three federal judges heard arguments Friday over whether a Texas law that would, in effect, shutter 11 health clinics that perform abortions puts an undue burden on women.
In June, Danny Ferry said veteran forward Luon Deng "has a little African in him ... he's like a guy who would have a nice store out front but sell you counterfeit stuff out of the back."
Robert Siegel speaks with Noah Bonsey, senior Syria analyst for the International Crisis Group, about the state of the Free Syrian Army.
Atheism and science face a real challenge: To frame an account of science, or nature, that leaves room for meaning. Atheists have pinned their flag to Mr. Spock's mast. But they need Captain Kirk.
As the details of the Ray Rice scandal continue to emerge, the calls for NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to step down are growing louder. Sportswriter Stefan Fatsis talks to Audie Cornish about how America's most popular sport is trying to weather yet another public relations nightmare.
When the Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba goes public, it's going to the biggest public offering ever. But when investors buy their shares, it will be in a Cayman Islands-based holding company.
Judge Dana Leigh Marks, president of the National Association of Immigration Judges, talks to Robert Siegel about how the flood of young migrants has changed the way courts prioritize immigration cases.
Cosimo Matassa recorded songs by Fats Domino, Little Richard, Professor Longhair and Jerry Lee Lewis and helped get the New Orleans sound out to the world. Matassa died Thursday at the age of 88.
When police in Ferguson, Mo., arrested Henry Davis in 2009, he says they beat him and then charged him with "property damage" for getting blood on the officers' uniforms. It was different event than the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown that led the U.S. Department of Justice to open an investigation of police conduct in Ferguson, but Davis's case has also grabbed the attention of federal investigators.
Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times discuss President Obama's Islamic state speech, Rand Paul and the current political races across the country, with a trend of the public swaying more towards the Republicans.
Of all the variables in the U.S. battle against Islamic State, public opinion in America may be one of the hardest to predict.
Men have expressed confusion on how to behave out in the dating world now that gender roles have shifted significantly. Do you open the door, pay for the date, pull out the chair?
Sunday is the 200th anniversary of the day Francis Scott key penned what came to be known as "The Star-Spangled Banner" as he observed the American flag still flying over Baltimore Harbor's Fort McHenry after a night of British bombardment. He set his lyrics to "The Anacreontic Song."
To help men learn to be better men in the 21st century, Brett MacKay created the website Art of Manliness. He talks with Audie Cornish about what he sees as the basic conflict of modern masculinity.
In Northern Ireland, preacher and politician Ian Paisley died on Friday. Robert Siegel speaks with Paisley's biographer, Ed Moloney, about his legacy.
Saturday Night Live is bringing a new face to the Weekend Update chair — comedian and former SNL writer, Michael Che.
Appearing at No. 5, The Heart of Everything That Is explores the little-known story of a powerful Sioux warrior who led the only American Indian defeat of U.S. troops.