A post-apartheid promise that hasn't been realized was housing for all, or at least for more. Many South Africans still lack homes, with some pushed out of the temporary structures they build.
The mayor of Los Angeles, Eric Carcetti, came up with a novel way to warn drivers of a major road closure.
Carly Fiorina was the only candidate to be excluded from Saturday's GOP debate. Rachel Martin talks with Fiorina about the debate, and her rationale for staying in the race despite her low numbers.
The prominent conservative magazine National Review dedicated a whole issue to denouncing Donald Trump. Editor Rich Lowry talks about how Trump is reshaping the state of conservatism.
As Denmark's politicians debate how many asylum seekers to let in, the country is working to better integrate the refugees already there.
ESPN contributor Kevin Blackistone, Bloomberg View's Kavitha Davidson and The Washington Post's Wesley Lowery talk about the UofL basketball team, public opinion of the NFL, and women in sports.
Ted Cruz won the Iowa Republican Caucuses on a platform that included opposing ethanol, a key Iowa industry. Does this mean future presidential candidates won't have to support the corn fuel?
Scott Simon announces a leave of absence to collaborate on a book with Tony Bennett.
Israel has made a deal to create an area at Judaism's holiest site where women and men can pray together. But some say creating a government-supported egalitarian prayer space undermines unity.
NPR's Ina Jaffe talks with Scott Simon about the struggle to find the right words to describe older people. Longevity and lifestyles have changed and the language hasn't kept up.