Mar 9, 2014 — After years of selling drugs and serving prison time in Detroit, Isaac Lott now works to help reclaim abandoned homes. He says he is hopeful about his own future, as well as the future of the city.
Mar 9, 2014 — Two years ago, Republican Sen. Mark Kirk of Illinois was paralyzed on his left side by a stroke. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to him about his recovery and his hopes for other stroke victims.
Mar 8, 2014 — Alpha Lambda Mu filled a void last year, becoming the first Muslim fraternity in the country. Its founder says he just wanted to provide Muslim American men a place to be themselves.
Mar 8, 2014 — A look at how the military and Hollywood teamed up during World War II; poet Kevin Young says his new book has a blues sensibility; and how California convicts organized a statewide hunger strike.
Mar 7, 2014 — When Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie moved from Nigeria to the U.S., she was suddenly confronted with what it meant to be a person of color in America. Her novel explores race in contemporary America.
Mar 7, 2014 — Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, the head of the Defense Intelligence Agency, tells NPR that U.S. decision makers were given a week's notice that some Russian action was likely.
Mar 6, 2014 — Ed Walker fell in love with radio as a kid in the 1930s. Today, as the host of WAMU 88.5's beloved Sunday night show, he introduces a new generation to classic programs from the golden age of radio.
Mar 2, 2014 — Cynthia Wright takes on cases no one else wants to hear about: crimes against children. She sees herself as an advocate for those who can't speak for themselves and a support for their families.
Mar 1, 2014 — Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson explains why the cosmos shouldn't make you feel small. Critic John Powers remembers Harold Ramis. And if you think you're anonymous online, think again.
Feb 28, 2014 — Rep. Keith Ellison didn't expect all the controversy he caused after becoming the first Muslim elected to Congress. He talks about his faith journey in his new book My Country 'Tis of Thee.