HBO's miniseries, starring Frances McDormand as a sharp-tongued wife, concludes tonight. NPR TV critic Eric Deggans calls it an unsparing, detailed look at the most quietly troubled marriage on TV.
For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try a Baco — not the bacon bit, but the bao-taco hybrid from Saucy Porka in Chicago.
Worried you don't know the essentials for the 2014 midterm elections? Here's a mobile cheat sheet to plug you in for Election Day.
Ryan Boyette arrived in the Nuba Mountains more than a decade ago and has made it his mission to document abuses he says the government carries out with regularity.
With some 1,500 heirloom fruits and vegetables under cultivation, Appalachia is the most diverse foodshed in the U.S., Canada and northern Mexico. Among them is a beloved corn called Bloody Butcher.
People who choose assisted suicide tend to be over 65, white and well-educated. And they want to feel in control of their fate. When a young person chooses that route, it draws fresh questions.
Farmers want tomato varieties that yield more fruit. Consumers want tastier ones. How to resolve that tension? A new genetic toolkit could help growers maximize the best of both worlds.
It began with a bus crash and protests over the team's name and ended with a 29-26 loss to the Minnesota Vikings.
A new report says that if human-produced, heat-trapping gases aren't phased out by the end of the century, there will be "severe, pervasive and irreversible" consequences.
Iranian officials are lashing out at a U.N. report portraying Iranians as suffering from an opaque justice system, regular oppression of women and religious persecution under President Hassan Rouhani.
Kipsang has also won in Berlin and London in just over a year. Keitany, a one-time London Marathon champ, was running in her first 26.2-miler since giving birth in 2012.
Elections held in Donetsk and Luhansk have been condemned by the Ukrainian government, the U.S. and European countries.
The attack occurred on the Pakistani side of the famous Wagah border post, where crowds gather nightly to watch border guards in a choreographed routine.
The failure of a link that supplies electricity from neighboring India is suspected to have caused the massive outage on Saturday.
Mike Alsbury, 39, died when Virgin Galactic's prototype reusable space plane apparently broke apart in midair over the Mojave Desert during a test flight on Friday.
Tucked away in boxes, deep in the collection of the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History, are objects that tell the history of American education.
Cialis, Celebrex, Ambien, Symbicort — such fanciful and evocative names! Who comes up with these? NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Gary Martin, president of a pharmaceutical naming agency.
The West African nation of Ivory Coast borders Liberia and Guinea, two countries hit by Ebola. But it hasn't yet recorded a case, in large part because farmers are patrolling the porous borders.
Separatists in eastern Ukraine hold their own elections Sunday as part of an effort to create an independent state. Meanwhile, fighting for control of Donetsk's airport continues, despite a ceasefire.
The government is ending the federal stimulus program. In the For the Record segment, NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to people around the country about whether they feel the economy has recovered.