The snowstorm hitting the Northeast is having a big impact on Cape Cod, Mass. Steve Inskeep speaks with WCAI's Sean Corcoran for the latest on how residents and local officials are handling the storm.
President Obama has stopped in Saudi Arabia on his way home from India. He's meeting with the new Saudi king. Steve Inskeep talks to NPR's Scott Horsley, who is traveling with the President.
On an island with one of the world's highest addiction rates, a 12-step program faces special challenges. The Muslim populace is uneasy with its Christian concepts. And women are seen as beyond hope.
An island off the coast of Tanzania has one of the world's highest addiction rates. But the majority of its people, who are Muslims, are uneasy with the 12-step recovery program's Christian concepts.
The snowstorm hitting the Northeast is having a major impact in Boston. Steve Inskeep checks in with WBUR's Anne Mostue for the latest on how residents and local officials are handling the storm.
A Boy Scout troop in Montana got its camping gear back. After taking items worth about $7,000, the thieves let the Scouts know where they could find their belongings.
A Boy Scout troop in Montana got its camping gear back. After taking items worth about $7,000, the thieves let the scouts know where they could find their belongings.
Of all the ways to declare a snow day, this may be the best. The Moses Brown school in Providence released a music video with the refrain: "School is closed, school is closed."
The remains of Arthur "Bud" Kelder, a WWII soldier featured in a NPR/ProPublica investigation, have been identified by the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command. The move comes after years spent in court.
The newly elected leadership in Greece is against budget cuts imposed by the European economic zone in return for bailing it out. Renee Montagne talks to Tom Nuttall of The Economist.
President Obama has proposed changing the tax treatment of college savings accounts known as 529 plans. Some are calling this a tax increase on the middle class.
The civil war in Syria has been going on for almost four years. Jonathan Tepperman recently met with President Bashar Assad in Damascus. He talks to Steve Inskeep about how Assad views the conflict.
Cristina Fernandez went on TV to say she would do away with the agency. It was the latest episode in the mysterious shooting death of a prosecutor who was investigating a 20-year-old terrorist attack.
Alaska politicians are furious about Obama's proposal to protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge from oil and gas development. They've argued ANWR is vital to the state's economic future.
Renee Montagne talks to Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski about White House plans to designate 12 million acres of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as wilderness.
Forecasters are tracking a winter storm that is moving across the Northeast. In many areas, officials declared emergencies and urged people to stay indoors for their own safety.
At a hearing in The Hague, Dominic Ongwen faced war crime charges. As the top Ugandan rebel commander of the Lord's Resistance Army, he's accused of forcing child soldiers to beat, maim and kill.
Punch Brothers sing of distraction and isolation in the digital age on their new album The Phosphorescent Blues. While the group may look like a typical bluegrass band, the sound is all their own.
The storm threatening the Northeast will have some people digging out for days. Renee Montagne talks to Ryan Hanrahan, a meteorologist with TV station WVIT in Hartford, Conn., to put it into context.