A new study says the population of Adelie penguins in the Antarctic could drop dramatically in population by 2099 due to climate change. Megan Cimino, who headed the study, explains why.
Melting Arctic ice is giving Russia new shipping routes and access to oil. They're also building up militarily, in what could be the next crisis zone between Russia and the West.
Only about half of geriatric fellowships for medical residents in the U.S. are filled each year. Some students blame overwhelming medical school debt, which grows with every extra year of training.
The Supreme Court left in place a decision to block the president's immigration plan. Mark Krikorian of the Center for Immigration Studies and Ali Noorani of the National Immigration Forum respond.
Susannah George of The Associated Press has details on the bombing in Baghdad, Iraq that left at least 121 people dead Sunday. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility.
It exploded early Sunday on a busy street in the Karada neighborhood, where people were gathering to shop and socialize during a lively Ramadan night. People had just finished watching a soccer match.
Scientists think they've finally caught on film a shark getting some rest. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Greg Skomal, a marine fisheries biologist, who was part of the team that collected the footage.
As this country becomes more diverse, some widely-shared traditions are starting to fade, including the singing of patriotic songs. Kids used to learn them in school, but that's becoming less common.
Author of famed memoir "Night," Elie Wiesel's has died. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to author and former editor of The New Republic, Ruth Franklin on the lasting legacy of his Holocaust remembrance.
It's not too soon to talk about the NBA teams trying to bid for next year's players. Mike Pesca from The Gist podcast talks to NPR's Rachel Martin about the free agents that are up for grabs.