Armando Christian Perez — better known as Pitbull or Mr. Worldwide — has sold five million albums and had number one hits in more than 15 countries. He tells NPR's Michel Martin about using music as an escape, and playing a well-dressed toad in the animated film Epic.
A British soldier was hacked to death on a busy south London street Wednesday. Witnesses say the two attackers claimed to be acting in revenge for the deaths of Muslims. Authorities are praising the heroism of women who confronted the attackers.
May 22, 2013 Despite much international criticism, Israel has continued building its West Bank barrier. It's now nearing completion, while the Israelis and Palestinians continue to argue over whether it will help or hurt prospects for a Middle East peace agreement.
May 22, 2013 Capt. Francesco Schettino is accused of negligence that led to the grounding of the ship and of abandoning the stricken vessel while a rescue of its more than 4,200 passengers and crew was still underway.