NPR News

For more stories on New York State, check out The Innovation Trail.
NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Azar Nafisi about her new book, The Republic of Imagination, a reflection on America through three of its most memorable books.
Farmers say they aren't using up groundwater supplies, nor are they solely to blame for the water crisis. Almond grower Dan Errotabere talks with NPR's Rachel Martin about the situation on his farm.
Weekend Edition Sunday's new segment, "For the Record," kicks off with politics and Ebola. NPR's Rachel Martin asks NPR's Mara Liasson and Dallas columnist J. Floyd about the politics of the disease.
Catholic bishops finished a two-week gathering at the Vatican on Saturday. Their discussions focused on the family and controversial issues, including gays and divorcees. But many were disappointed.
In 1856, Mormons walking to Salt Lake City, dragging wooden carts, got stuck in a blizzard. Each year, thousands of Mormon teenagers return to that site to follow in the footsteps of their ancestors.
Kansas City Royals and the San Francisco Giants are coming to a head in the upcoming World Series. Slate.com's Mike Pesca takes a look at the odds.