Man Arrested for Bomb Threat at SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas

The bomb threat forced the shutdown of a concert by the hip-hop band The Roots, and follows several package bomb explosions in Austin, Texas.

Weekend Edition Sunday

The Reality Of School Shooting Drills

Florida schools have ramped up "code red drills" in the aftermath of the Parkland shooting. One teacher plans to post footage of the drills online to build support for more restrictive gun laws.

Weekend Edition Sunday

The Call-In: Childhood Obesity Rates Are At Their Highest Since 1999

On this week's Weekend Edition Call-In, NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro hears from listeners about childhood obesity and speaks with Dr. David Ludwig of Boston Children's Hospital.

Transgender Teachers: In Their Own Voices

We asked transgender educators around the country to share a selfie, and tell us what they wish others knew about them. Many say they play vital roles in creating safe spaces for the next generation.

All Victims Recovered In Miami Bridge Collapse, Police Say

Police recovered five bodies from the wreckage Saturday and said a sixth person died at the hospital. Florida International University said engineers met hours before the collapse to discuss safety.

Snapchat's Stock Sinks After Rihanna Denounces Domestic Violence Ad

The ad asked would you rather "slap Rihanna" or "punch Chris Brown." Snapchat pulled the ad, but its stock prices were still down by week's end.

All Things Considered

In A First, Irish LGBT Organization Leads NYC's St. Paddy's Parade

An Irish LGBT group marched at the front of New York City's St. Patrick's Day parade for the first time Saturday. Brendan Fay's group, the Lavender and Green Alliance, fought for the opportunity.

All Things Considered

UMBC's President Talks About His School's Historic Basketball Win

The University of Maryland Baltimore County men's basketball team beat the No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament — by a lot. NPR's Michel Martin talks with UMBC President Freeman Hrabowski about the win.

All Things Considered

Steel Tariffs Could Crunch Foreign Carmakers In The U.S. South

Mercedes Benz USA showed off its new headquarters in Atlanta — all in the midst of a possible trade war that could affect the car industry in the South, which has become a truly global car market.

All Things Considered

Barbershop: What A Democrat's Red-District Win Means For Midterms

Conor Lamb's upset win in Pennsylvania's special election poses questions for his party. Three Democrats talk strategy: Rep. Luis Gutierrez, strategist Maria Cardona and Guy Cecil of Priorities USA.

Week In The News: Hillary Makes History, Modi Meets Congress, Remembering 'The Greatest'

June 10, 2016

Hillary’s milestone. Obama meets Sanders. Mourning Muhammad Ali. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

President Barack Obama Formally Endorses Hillary Clinton

June 9, 2016

In an online video, Obama calls on Democrats to unify behind his former secretary of state’s bid and “build on the progress” of his eight years in the White House.

Obama Endorses Hillary Clinton For President

June 9, 2016
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-VT) (L) walks with President Barack Obama (R) through the Colonnade as he arrives at the White House for an Oval Office meeting June 9, 2016 in Washington, DC. Sanders met with President Obama after Hillary Clinton has clinched the Democratic nomination for president. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

President Barack Obama has endorsed Hillary Clinton to succeed him as president.

Supreme Court Cases On Abortion, Affirmative Action And Immigration Still Pending

June 9, 2016
The U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

The court handed down several decisions today, though not in any of this term’s three most prominent pending cases.

Sanders Denounces Trump, But Says He’ll Remain In Race

June 9, 2016

Sanders said he will do everything in his power to make sure Donald Trump does not become the next president.

Questions Raised About 6-Month Prison Sentence In Stanford Rape Case

June 9, 2016
In this Sept. 16, 2015 photo provided by Tessa Ormenyi, students hold up a sign about rape at White Plaza during New Student Orientation on the Stanford University campus in Stanford, California. (Tessa Ormenyi via AP)

There are more than 800,000 signatures on a petition calling for Judge Aaron Persky to be removed from the bench.

What Can ’13 Hours’ Tell Us About Benghazi?

June 9, 2016
Mitch Zuckoff is author of "13 Hours." (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)

Congress continues to investigate the 2012 attacks on a U.S. diplomatic mission and a CIA station in Benghazi, Libya.

Vermont Program Hailed As Model For Elder Healthcare

June 9, 2016
Karyn Crossman, a SASH coordinator pays a visit to 88-year-old Lloyd Piggrem, of Rutland. Piggrem is one of 100 clients Crossman works with through a statewide nonprofit that provides a variety of home-based support services. (Nina Keck/VPR)

The country’s medical costs are skyrocketing, with a nursing home stay running about $7,000 a month.

Bernie Sanders Visits With Obama At The White House

June 9, 2016
Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (D-VT) speaks at his California primary election night rally on June 7, 2016 in Santa Monica, California. (David McNew/Getty Images)

How will Sanders approach the rest of the campaign, and the Democratic convention next month?

Jobs For New Grads

June 9, 2016

Newly-minted college graduates on the job hunt. We’ll look at who’s hiring, starting salaries, and strategies for landing that first job.

Littlefield: If I Had Met Satchel Paige

June 8, 2016

Since his conversation with Charlie Pierce last week, Bill Littlefield has been thinking about which athletes he’d most like to have met.

How 1968 Defined The Political Fault Lines That Divide America Today

June 8, 2016
A soldier stands guard on the corner of 7th & N Street NW in Washington D.C. on April 8, 1968 with the ruins of buildings that were destroyed during the riots that followed the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. (Warren K. Leffler/Library of Congress)

Riots, assassinations and protests against the Vietnam War all affected that year’s presidential election.

Elite Law Firm Raises Pay For First Time In Years

June 8, 2016
Same-sex couples and their attorneys who had previously challenged the wedding ban celebrate on court steps after Circuit Court Judge Sarah Zabel lifted the stay, allowing same-sex couples to marry January 5, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Emily Michot-Pool/The Miami Herald/Getty Images)

The annual salary for first-year lawyers at Cravath, Swaine & More increased by $20,000 for the first time in nearly a decade.

An Unlikely Friendship Sheds Light On Muhammad Ali’s Life After Boxing

June 8, 2016

One day, author Davis Miller worked up the courage to knock on Muhammad Ali’s door. That was the beginning of a lifelong friendship.

Election 2016: Moment Of Truth In California

June 8, 2016

California votes. We’ll look at what’s next for the Democrats, and the 2016 matchup.

Payne & Domke: Clinton Wins Democratic Primary In California

June 8, 2016

Our political analysts weigh in as primary season in Election 2016 draws nearer to an end.

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