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NPR 5h
"I agree with President Trump on his decision not to take military action against Iran," former president Jimmy Carter told a Sunday school audience in his hometown of Plains, Ga. "I had a lot of problems with Iran when I was in office."
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NPR 6h
The chief of Ethiopia's armed forces, Gen. Seare Mekonnen, was fatally shot at his home on Saturday night by his bodyguard, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's office announced on Sunday.
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NPR 7h
"The seals learned that, hey, if I make the same noise back, I'm going to get a fish."
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NPR 8h
As of last week, Marijuana Pepsi is now Dr. Marijuana Pepsi Vandyck. Her dissertation focused on unusual names, naturally.
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NPR 9h
"Can I please have you raise your hand if at any point someone doubted that you would graduate? Keep your hand raised if the person that doubted you at some point was yourself." Speeches from the high school class of '19.
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NPR 10h
"Suddenly, word gets to us Bangles backstage that Prince had come to see us," the Bangles' Susanna Hoffs remembers. Prince wasn't just there to listen. He was there to join them for a song onstage. "It was truly mind-blowing," Hoffs says.
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NPR 11h
Without alcohol, these women say, they just feel better.
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NPR 12h
The passenger woke in a pitch-dark plane, found a flashlight and managed to open the main exit door — only to look out at a 40- to 50-foot drop to the ground.
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NPR 12h
A Minnesota school district is using a food truck to provide kids with meals during the summer. Any child can get a meal at one of the 11 stops — no questions asked and no registration required, reports .
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NPR 13h
Bartholomew was one of the primary architects of the sound now known as rock and roll.
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NPR 14h
Rev. Jerry Miller, whose son came out as gay four decades ago, recently attended the first LGBTQ pride celebration in Hendersonville, N.C. "I prayed that God would change my son someday," he says. "God didn't change him, he changed me."
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NPR 14h
The da Vinci robot works almost like a big video game, and surgeons train on the device is by operating in virtual reality.
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NPR 15h
Istanbul, the place where Turkey's President Erdogan rose to power as mayor in the 1990s, is now squarely in opposition hands.
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NPR 16h
Marijuana Pepsi's mother told her that her birth name would take her places. She was right.
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NPR 16h
When China annexed Tibet in the 1950s, tsampa became a rallying point for the resistance. The Dalai Lama eats it for breakfast. But will it catch on in America?
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NPR 17h
The advice columnist who says President Trump sexually assaulted her in a department store dressing room in the mid-'90s says she is "very glad" she published her accusation, even as the president denied her story.
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NPR 18h
"No one has granted [Iran] a hunting license in the Middle East," the national security advisor said of Trump's decision to cancel a military strike against that country.
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NPR 18h
Prince showed up at a Bangles concert one day to hear them play and join them onstage. "It was just kind of magical," says Bangle Susanna Hoffs. "There was a fairy tale aspect to it."
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NPR 19h
Democrats are unlikely to accept Trump's pitch that asylum rules should be tightened, according to sources close to the White House.
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NPR 19h
"I'm creative again, and I know I wouldn't be doing those things if I was still drinking." Taking a break from booze is trendy — and comes with benefits.
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