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Nigerians are asking how government forces were able to rebuff Boko Haram militants so quickly, right before an election. NPR's Rachel Martin talks with Ofeibea Quist-Arcton in Lagos.
The NCAA Tournament marked its first March Madness upset — No. 1 seed Villanova lost to North Carolina State Saturday night in Portland, Ore.
After 19 years in the NBA, Steve Nash announced that he's retiring. In a letter published in The Player's Tribune, Nash wrote that his years spent with the Phoenix Suns were the time of his life.
The first March Madness upset came last night, when number one seed Villanova lost to N.C. State. Mike Pesca, host of Slate's "The Gist" podcast, explains the drama to NPR's Rachel Martin.
The contents of Weekend Edition host Rachel Martin's junk drawer. What's in ...
When spring emerges, it's time to clean, but one place might get a pass: the junk drawer. Consumer psychologist Kit Yarrow says maybe that's OK.
From left, Videofreex David Cort, Bart Friedman and Parry Teasdale filmed ki...
In the pre-digital age, shooting video was unwieldy and expensive. But in the late 1960s, storytellers calling themselves "Videofreex" used the first portable video recorders to film a changing world.