Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney pauses during a visit to St. Paul's Lutheran Church while campaigning in Berlin, N.H., on Dec. 22.
February 29, 2012 Evangelical voters remain divided on their support of GOP Presidential candidate Mitt Romney. Meanwhile, Rick Santorum receives strong support in some states from evangelicals, while losing a large number of nonevangelical voters.
February 29, 2012 Mitt Romney won the Michigan and Arizona primaries yesterday. Brian Fairrington questions whether the former Mass. governor can confidently reclaim frontrunner status, while Joe Heller sees presidential politics as one more reason to wallow in a February funk.
February 29, 2012 Commentator Mark Blankenship says that videos devoted to song lyrics may have started as a defensive reaction to what fans will make themselves, but they've developed into an art of their own.
February 29, 2012 The insect is so large — as big as a human hand — it's been dubbed a "tree lobster." It was thought to be extinct, but some enterprising entomologists scoured a barren hunk of rock in the middle of the ocean and found surviving Lord Howe Island stick insects.
February 29, 2012 Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney won the Feb.28 primaries in Arizona and Michigan. Ben Adler of The Nation argues that Romney will likely win the Republican nomination, but his party doesn't like him very much.
February 29, 2012 Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney won the Arizona and Michigan primaries. Jonathan Cohn of The New Republic argues that the message Romney's primary victories send out indicate that he could certainly win in November but he won't have an easy time of it.
February 29, 2012 The editors of Foreign Policy select six of the world's most notable "war hotels," in the words of journalists who spent time cooped up in them.
A view of bricks used by the Oscillation Project with Emulsion-Racking Apparatus (OPERA) at the Gran Sasso National Laboratory (LNGS) in Italy.
Alberto Pizzoli/AFP/Getty Images
February 29, 2012 It seems that neutrinos are not faster than light after all. Were scientist wrong in blowing their the trumpets before being sure?
February 29, 2012 The U.S. Postal Service says it can make itself profitable by cutting 223 processing facilities and up to 35,000 jobs. The news is a dead letter to both Adam Zyglis and John Cole.
A scene from Stalker, Andrei Tarkovsky's 1979 sci-fi film based on the novel Roadside Picnic by Boris and Arkady Strugatsky.
/The Kobal Collection
February 29, 2012 The relentlessly restless Geoff Dyer takes on Russian filmmaker Andrei Tarkovsky, the master of stillness, timelessness and heavy self-regard. Consciousnesses collide and meld in this mesmerizing mashup of sensibilities.
February 29, 2012 These skewered arrangements of preserved and fresh meats, cheeses and vegetables are a Basque contribution to the regional tradition of tapas, or small plates. Creating colorful patterns and explosive flavors in one bite, pixtos facilitate mingling, talking and sharing among guests.
February 29, 2012 The entire political industry had been poised for weeks for a Rick Santorum breakthrough in Michigan, not quite believing it could happen but believing the polls that said it could.
Wilt Chamberlain of the Philadelphia Warriors poses in the dressing room after he scored 100 points in a game against the New York Knickerbockers on March 2, 1962.
February 29, 2012 Fifty years ago, in an unimportant game, basketball star Wilt Chamberlain reached a milestone: 100 points in one game. At the time, it didn't even merit the front page in New York newspapers.
<iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/147561743/147621575" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
February 28, 2012 If Obama president sounded confident, maybe even a bit triumphant, some polling suggested he had good reason to feel upbeat, at least in Michigan. A recent NBC News/Marist poll found the president leading Romney in the state by 18 percentage points and Santorum by 26 points.
February 28, 2012 What makes science so powerful is not just the admission of mistakes, it's also the detailing of mistakes.
NPR thanks our sponsors
Become an NPR sponsor