Led by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, tens of thousands of government officials, soldiers and students performed yoga in New Delhi Saturday for the first-ever International Day of Yoga.
Macer Gifford — an alias he uses to protect his family — left his job as a financial trader in London to fight ISIS in Syria. He lost much of what he had, but says he never regretted his decision.
After a shooter walked into a prayer meeting and killed nine people this week, faith leaders struggle to balance security and community. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Rev. Charles Watkins in Charleston.
She asked consumers to stop eating Nutella because it's made with palm oil, which contributes to deforestation. NPR's Rachel Martin talks with Glenn Hurowitz, managing director of Climate Advisers.
Germans activists want Europe to accepting more of the millions fleeing the world's conflict zones. They're exhuming migrants from unmarked graves in Italy and reburying them in Berlin.
NPR's Rachel Martin talks with Democratic and Republican communications strategists Anita Dunn and Beth Myers about proposals to change the way we organize presidential debates.
A dedicated group of fathers in Los Angeles is working to help neighborhood dads do better by their children and their community.
New York state has banned fracking, but it is considering a plan to allow fracked gas to be stored under Seneca Lake — which isn't sitting well with residents of the state's Finger Lakes region.
Migrants from Syria and other nations are fleeing to Europe not just by sea but also over land via Turkey. In Bulgaria, one of the European Union's poorest nations, about 1,000 people used to cross the border in a year. Last weekend alone, 650 people tried to cross, most of them unsuccessfully.A version of this story originally aired on All Things Considered on June 17, 2015.
The Air Force plans to reduce drone flights due to a shortage of pilots. NPR's Arun Rath talks with New York Times reporter Dave Philipps about why the military is having trouble attracting and keeping drone operators.