Bombarding young mice with video and audio stimulation changes the way the brain develops. But some scientists think those sorts of brain changes could protect kids from stressing out in a busy world.
Vice president-elect Mike Pence attended the Broadway production of Hamilton last night. At the end of the musical, the cast of the show had a message for him.
NPR's Scott Simon talks with Howard Bryant of ESPN.com and ESPN the magazine about the career of tennis star Andy Murray whose elementary school was the site of a school shooting in 1996.
Someone suggested on last week's podcast that people of color should work to win over the hearts and minds of white people. Who, if anyone, might even be willing to do this?
Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions is President-elect Donald Trump's pick for the nation's top law enforcement officer. Sessions' anti-immigrant views and past allegations of racism are sure to draw scrutiny.
But it's too early to say whether the epidemic isn't has bad as the agency first predicted back in February.
Negotiators had hoped the meeting would be the first step in implementing last year's Paris agreement to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. But the U.S. election has cast their plans into doubt.
Iraqi security forces, paramilitaries and international allies still face stiff resistance from ISIS in the city's outskirts. Inside the city, soldiers say civilians are being used as human shields.
Lewis speaks of growing up in Alabama in this 2009 interview. At the time, there was a county whose population was 80 percent African American that didn't have a single registered black voter.
Here's a quick roundup of some of the mini-moments you may have missed on this week's Morning Edition.