January 26, 2013 For years, most undocumented immigrants have been entering the European Union through Greece. They intend to settle in richer countries, but strict border controls and a broken asylum system means they end up not leaving Greece. Many are now turning to an EU-funded repatriation program that will pay their way home.
January 26, 2013 When the village of Montserrat cut its school bus service to save money, some local moms hatched a plan to create an erotic calendar. The scantily clad women have earned enough in sales to rehire the school bus for the next three months.
January 26, 2013 WNYCThe unemployment rate among the nation's newest veterans is far higher than the rest of America, but even more worrying is their suicide rate. As the VA scrambles to keep up, veterans groups say there just isn't enough assistance to go around.
January 26, 2013 "I will talk to a head of lettuce if I can get them to vote Republican," says Sharon Day, the newly re-elected Republican National Committee co-chair. RNC Chairman Reince Priebus says the GOP needs better relationships in "minority communities, urban centers, college towns."
January 26, 2013 With gun control legislation facing obstacles in Congress, the president's political team is looking for support outside the Beltway. On Friday, Vice President Joe Biden held a round-table discussion in Richmond, Va., with people who worked on gun safety after the 2007 Virginia Tech shooting.
January 26, 2013 The streets of Paris are marred by messes from dogs whose owners haven't cleaned up after them. There's a fine, but the culprits have to be caught in the act (or lack thereof). In this personal essay, NPR's Eleanor Beardsley goes after one thing about the city that she finds very, very wrong.
January 26, 2013 The current debate over the truthiness of Coca-Cola's new anti-obesity message reminded us that, more than a century ago, the company actually branded itself a maker of "medicinal tonic." Let's take a trip through Coke's early advertising history.
January 26, 2013 The activists spend a lot of time online. Mostly they follow the twists and turns of Syria's uprising. But they also fall in love this way.
January 26, 2013 An Egyptian court has sentenced 21 defendants to death over a deadly soccer riot last year, adding fuel to the violent protests that continued to flare across the country on Saturday.
January 25, 2013 Because the canal is so polluted, authorities said they could nothing but watch. So for hours, TV footage showed the dolphin bobbing in the water and humans hopelessly watching.
January 25, 2013 After her failed vice presidential run in 2008, Palin became a staple on the cable news channel and one of the leading voices of the conservative movement in the United States.