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Safety Experts Question Mental Screenings For Pilots
German authorities now say the co-pilot who brought down the Germanwings aircraft hid an illness from his employers. These reports have raised concerns about the mental health screening of pilots.
Man Brings Joy And New Shoes To Somali Refugees
In Clarkston, Ga., a Somali American man named Omar Shekhey helps refugees get settled in their new lives.
Birder Finds Panama Packed With Species, But No Harpy Eagles
There are more species of birds in Panama than all of North America. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Ray Brown, host of the radio program Talkin' Birds, who just returned from the country.
Germanwings Pilot Had Extensive Medical History
NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Matthias Gebauer of Der Spiegel about the co-pilot who investigators say deliberately crashed a Germanwings plane in the French Alps this week.
Ex-Ambassador: Rebels In Yemen Exploited A Vacuum
A Saudi-led coalition carried out airstrikes on Yemen for the third night in a row. NPR's Scott Simon talks about the crisis in Yemen and what led up to it with the former U.S. Ambassador Barbara Bodine.
Expert: Iranians In Favor Of Nuclear Deal
A potential nuclear deal with Iran would have big implications for national politics in both the U.S. and Iran. NPR's Scott Simon speaks to Najmeh Bozorgmehr of the Financial Times about the talks.
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