Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of one of Chile's top cardinals, who is accused of covering up the sexual abuse of Catholic church members and discrediting victims. 77-year-old Cardinal Ricardo
A cyclone hit Southern Africa and a "bomb cyclone" hit Nebraska causing massive flooding. NPR's Michel Martin talks to climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe about the climate implications of these events
The chairs of six committees in the House told Attorney General William Barr they expect the report to be made public. NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Rep. Karen Bass of the House Judiciary Committee.
Athena Kolbe is an assistant professor of social work at the University of North Carolina, Wilmington. Robert Muggah is the co-founder of the Igarapé Institute in Brazil, and the SecDev Group in Canada.
Three women were honored with a prestigious award this week, and it's likely they have no idea. They are activists for women's rights in Saudi Arabia. And they've been imprisoned for nearly a year, along
Attorney General William Barr received a report on Friday by special counsel Robert Mueller about the findings from Mueller's investigation into the Russian attack on the 2016 presidential election. Mueller
NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, D-Ill., about the end of the special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. Transcript SCOTT SIMON, HOST: Robert Mueller has submitted his report
A cruise ship off Norway's western coast was evacuating its 1,300 passengers after losing power and issuing a mayday call on Saturday. Helicopters and boats were helping with the evacuation, which is to
As the floodwaters from Cyclone Idai have started to recede, the death toll has risen to more than 600 across Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi and is expected to continue to grow. The storm hit the southeastern
NPR's Scott Simon speaks with the Virginia Republican about the Russia investigation. Transcript SCOTT SIMON, HOST: Robert Mueller has concluded his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016
The Delaware Democrat speaks with NPR's Scott Simon about the special counsel's investigation into Russian interference. Transcript SCOTT SIMON, HOST: We're going to go now to one of the many lawmakers
Here's the good news: There's a lot of high-quality streaming video available right now, with great scripts and A-list actors. The bad news? Maybe there's just too much content to choose from. It can frustrating
Fresh Air Weekend highlights some of the best interviews and reviews from past weeks, and new program elements specially paced for weekends. Our weekend show emphasizes interviews with writers, filmmakers,
And amidst all this urgent news, the 2019 Major League Baseball season also began this week. Organized baseball worries that the game once considered America's pastime has become slooowww, old, and tedious.
The U.S.-backed Syrian Defense Forces say they have defeated ISIS in the town of Baghouz, ISIS' last remaining territory. Transcript SCOTT SIMON, HOST: U.S.-backed Syrian defense forces announced today
In a move that marks the end of an era, destruction of the country's last chemical weapons stockpile starts this summer in Kentucky. It comes after years of debate over how to do it safely. Transcript
NPR's Scott Simon speaks with ESPN's Howard Bryant about the week in sports. Transcript SCOTT SIMON, HOST: Now it's time for sports. (SOUNDBITE OF MUSIC) SIMON: And I put on my sports doofus voice to you
In Miami's Liberty City neighborhood, a group of men have been holding a hunger strike to protest gun violence in their community. Transcript SCOTT SIMON, HOST: Gun violence gets an awful lot of attention
NPR's Scott Simon asks New York Times art critic Roberta Smith about the moral questions surrounding art, funding and artists. Transcript SCOTT SIMON, HOST: Why would some of the world's great museums
Now that special counsel Robert Mueller has delivered his report to the attorney general, we look at how politicians and the president are reacting. Transcript SCOTT SIMON, HOST: The special counsel, Mueller,
People in Washington, D.C., are relieved that the waiting is over for the Mueller report to be complete. Now they're wondering if they'll get to read it. Transcript SCOTT SIMON, HOST: And official - Washington,
Boeing has long enjoyed great political influence in Washington. But the company is facing heightened scrutiny after a pair of deadly crashes involving its new 737 Max aircraft. Transcript SCOTT SIMON,