Choosing a heart-healthy lifestyle can help protect your brain as you age, research suggests. And it's not just memory skills that benefit. Problem solving abilities and judgment are preserved, too.
This week is the 100th birthday of Jane Jacobs, who resisted gentrification in New York and became a respected thinker on urban planning. Author Roberta Brandes Gratz talks about Jacobs' legacy.
Jose Antonio Vargas of Define American, Fermin Vasquez of the SEIU and Jessica Vaughan of the Center for Immigration Studies discuss the legacy of 10 years of activism for immigration reform.
Shia protesters stormed into the heavily fortified Green Zone Saturday, many of them demanding an end to corruption. The BBC's Ahmed Maher has an update from Baghdad.
Father Daniel Berrigan rose to national attention as one of a group of Catholic activists who were arrested for burning draft cards in 1968.
Leslie Berestein Rojas of Southern California Public Radio has an update on the annual May Day march for immigrant rights. The march comes after Donald Trump visited the state, sparking protests.
President Obama had his last opportunity to take some digs at politicos and celebrities at last night's White House Correspondents' Dinner.
In this week's "Hanging On" series about the American middle class, NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with business owners Manolo Betancur and Zhenia Martinez. They own Las Delicias Bakery in Charlotte, N.C.
The Epidemic Intelligence Service, the "disease detectives" of the Centers for Disease Control holds their annual meeting this week. Rachel Martin asks EIS director Josh Mott how they do their work.
Disney announced the release date for its 100th Disney Channel Original Movie. NPR's Rachel Martin sits down with Buzzfeed Entertainment's Jaimie Etkin to discuss the cultural legacy of the series.