Los Angeles held off Milwaukee 5-1 in Game 7 of the National League Championship Series. The Dodgers will go to the World Series for the second year in a row, this time facing the Boston Red Sox.
An obit for a young mother who died after struggling with addiction gained national attention this week. Her sister wants to remind readers: "So many people with addiction don't resemble the photo."
Mexico has begun allowing members of a mass migrant caravan to cross its border, following violent clashes between the migrants and Mexican police on Friday.
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with reporter and author Sam Quinones, along with CNN contributor Jeff Yang, about how the opioid crisis is treated in the media.
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with New York Times' reporter Adam Liptak about his exposé into the Heritage Foundation's Federal Clerkship Training Academy.
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Texas State Sen. Royce West about a new mandatory video for high school students regarding how to deal with police at traffic stops.
Chinedu Okobi died this month after he was tased by a San Mateo County Police Department deputy. NPR's Michel Martin speaks with his sister, Ebele Okobi, Facebook's public policy director of Africa.
NPR's Michel Martin talks with reporter Emily Green, who is following thousands of migrants traveling in a so-called caravan to the U.S.
NPR's Michel Martin talks to Anthony Cordesman of the Center for Strategic and International Studies about Turkey's role in the Khashoggi affair.
Turkey is continuing to investigate the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, amidst widespread skepticism about Saudi Arabia's explanation of how he was killed.
According to one website, at least 300 people are still unaccounted for on the Florida panhandle in the wake of Hurricane Michael.
Like protagonist Starr Carter, Amandla Stenberg grew up in a black neighborhood, but attended an overwhelmingly white school. She stars in the adaptation of the novel about a fatal police shooting.
After no one won the jackpot in a drawing on Friday night, the winnings surpassed the record $1.586 billion for the Powerball prize in January 2016. The next drawing will be on Tuesday night.
Saudi officials initially claimed that the journalist, who had been missing since Oct. 2, left their consulate in Istanbul alive.
Three days after his lieutenant governor resigned for an "inappropriate overture," Bill Walker, polling far behind the Republican candidate, dropped out of the race to endorse Democrat Mark Begich.
Our panelists predict who will be the next public figure to take a DNA test and what will they find.
All the news we couldn't fit anywhere else.
Our panelists read three stories about false alarms in the news, only one of which is true.
Eye-Opening Prank, Secret Grandma Recipe.
Bill Kurtis reads three quotes from the week's news: "Saudi Arabeas Corpus," "DNA TMI," and "Canuck Kush."
Sure, the lawyer-turned-novelist knows about legal briefs, but what about men's briefs? We'll ask him three questions about tighty whities.
In the early 1900s, Sears sold thousands of homes around the U.S. through its mail-order catalogs. Many of those houses are still around, and their owners are saddened by the retailer's bankruptcy.
The president goes to places where he can make the biggest impact for Republicans, which has largely meant avoiding suburban swing districts and focusing his attention on places he won in 2016.
Tahereh Mafi's new novel follows a young Muslim teenager in the years just after 9/11, and what happens when a popular boy in her class falls for her — will she choose love, or self-preservation?
Raphael Bob-Waksberg describes his show, BoJack Horseman, as a sadness "sneak attack." Justin Chang reviews Can You Ever Forgive Me?. Jarrett J. Krosoczka discusses his graphic memoir, Hey, Kiddo.
The World Bank predicts climate change may displace 143 million people by 2050. Environmental shifts have caused migration on smaller scales throughout the history of North America, historians say.
Howard Bryant of ESPN.com and ESPN the magazine joins NPR's Scott Simon to talk about the MLB season winding down, and the wave of women in leadership in the NBA as the basketball season begins.
Thousands of Florida students are out of school as the panhandle tries to recover from Hurricane Michael. NPR's Scott Simon asks Steve Moss of the Bay County School Board when students can return.
To mark the 20th anniversary of Matthew Shepard's murder, he will be interred at the National Cathedral. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Bishop Gene Robinson about Shepard's life and death.
Nebraska has an innovative new marketing campaign.