Venezuela Cuts American Embassy Staff, Restricts U.S. Travel
President Nicolas Maduro accused Washington of "gringo" meddling and placed several individuals, including George W. Bush, Dick Cheney and Marco Rubio on a list of people banned from the country.
ISS Spacewalkers Perform Tricky Cable, Antenna, Installation
Two American astronauts at the Space Station are outside the craft for the last of three jobs aimed at paving the way to receive a new generation of crew modules beginning in 2017.
In Israel, Jewish Divorce Is Only Granted By Husband's Permission
An Israeli film now playing in the U.S. shows how rabbinical rules regulating Jewish divorces in Israel can trap women. Rabbinical judges have taken the highly unusual step to see the film themselves.
Opposition Rally In Moscow To Mourn Boris Nemtsov
The Russian opposition leader was gunned down in Moscow in Friday in what many of his supporters believe was a directed political assassination.
Thousands March In Moscow In Memory Of Murdered Putin Critic
Thousands of people gathered on Sunday in Moscow to mourn opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, who was killed on Friday. NPR's Rachel Martin talks with Corey Flintoff, who was at the march.
Israelis See Netanyahu's U.S. Speech As Last-Ditch Pitch For Votes
Benjamin Netanyahu will address Congress just before Israeli elections. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to Chemi Shalev, the U.S. editor of Haartz, about how the controversial visit is playing back home.
Who Fails To Pay Child Support? Moms, At A Higher Rate Than Dads
The number of dollars of unpaid child support each year in the U.S. is well into the billions. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with data expert Mona Chalabi of FiveThirtyEight.com about the numbers.
After Delays, Jury Selection To Wrap Up In Boston Bombing Trial
Jury selection in the trial of the Boston marathon bomber is expected to finish on Tuesday. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to Boston correspondent Tovia Smith about the start of Dzokhar Tsarnaev's trial.
In Fourth Year Of Drought, Many Calif. Farms Won't Get Federal Water
The Bureau of Reclamation announced Friday that for the second straight year, many California farmers will not be getting federal water imports because of the ongoing drought.
ISIS Destroys Objects That Record Region's History Of Cultural Diversity
Video has surfaced of ISIS militants smashing ancient artifacts on display in the Mosul, Iraq, museum. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to Axel Plathe, UNESCO's Iraq director, on the huge loss.
Spain's Muslim Business Owners Feel Squeezed By New Zoning Proposals
Catalonia is home to mainland Spain's largest Muslim population. But politicians in one area are proposing laws to "protect traditional Spanish businesses" that Muslim leaders say are discriminatory.
Fracking Opponents Feel Police Pressure In Some Drilling Hotspots
Anti-fracking activists say they're being targeted by law enforcement agencies that work with the oil and gas industries to monitor threats to infrastructure.
Mr. Spock, Mixed-Race Pioneer
As Mr. Spock on Star Trek, the late Leonard Nimoy embodied the conflicts faced by many biracial and other people of color. Even on the diverse crew of the Enterprise, he stood out.
The Art Of Syrian Refugees Sends A Message. Is Anyone Listening?
Syria's refugees are waiting for a new life. The artists among them are depicting this life in limbo — and their memories of the country they left behind.
How A Group Of Lung Cancer Survivors Got Doctors To Listen
Lung cancer survivors who met online banded together to get an option they credited with helping them added to treatment guidelines used by cancer specialists.