The storied magazine Sports Illustrated and its website have a new publisher. The 65-year-old magazine's editorial content will be controlled by a digital outfit called Maven, in a deal announced Monday.
Catholic Bishops from the Amazon region will debate a proposal to allow the ordination of married men in limited circumstances in October. Pope Francis has long said the idea should be considered. An meeting
South African leaders have promised to redress land rights in the country since the end of apartheid. But whites still own most of the land and those without are setting up homesteads. Since the end of
The European allies that the U.S. would need to mobilize against Iran are skeptical of the Trump administration's claims of evidence of Iranian attacks. The Trump administration is having a tough time
The U.S. is shifting its cyber defense strategy toward a more offensive posture. This means implanting malware in adversaries' data networks in the event of future conflict. We've heard a lot about how
NPR's Audie Cornish talks with American Apparel & Footwear Association CEO Rick Helfenbein about his testimony during Monday's public hearings to the U.S. Trade office concerning tariffs on China. Business
In the Pacific Northwest, about half the number of jail deaths are caused by suicides. An investigation by NPR member stations raises concerns about the steps being taken to prevent the deaths. In the
In 1969, Carlos Santana and his band walked onto the stage at the legendary Woodstock Music Festival, as unknowns. "We had the element of surprise because nobody knew us." Now, 50 years later, Santana
Hundreds of thousands poured out into the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday to protest an extradition bill to China. Protesters in Hong Kong got a boost today when a leading pro-democracy activist was released
Egypt's former president Mohammed Morsi died Monday after passing out in court. He was the country's first democratically elected president but was ousted and jailed as part of a sweeping crackdown. Deposed
Iran announced Monday that it will soon exceed a 300 kilogram limit on enriched uranium. It's the latest sign that a 2015 nuclear deal is unraveling. Iran announced today that it will soon exceed limits
There's nothing dated about a new 2-disc album that revisits Getz's 1961 nightclub recording at New York's Village Gate. Listening to it now, it's hard to overstate what a terrific tenor he was. This FRESH
Dr. Louise Aronson says the U.S. doesn't have nearly enough geriatricians — physicians devoted to the health and care of older people: "There may be maybe six or seven thousand geriatricians," she says.
In the 25 years since she snorted her first line of methamphetamine at a club in San Francisco, Kim has redefined "normal" many times. At first, she says, it seemed like meth brought her back to her true
Ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi has died, Egyptian state television reported Monday, after fainting during a Cairo court session. As Egypt's first democratically elected president, Morsi led country
The first thing people usually say about Greensky Bluegrass is that the band's live shows are just wild. The members mix the energy of stadium rock with the spirit of jam bands, and they play bluegrass