Urging the release of separatists detained during Friday's unrest that left dozens dead, more than 100 pro-Russia activists surrounded a police station in the southern Ukrainian city of Odessa.
We asked: "who or what got you engaged in politics?" The answers from NPR's audience have been heartfelt and personal.
Darth Vader walks the Earth today. By that, we mean he's walking all over the place. Fans of the sci-fi franchise are celebrating Star Wars Day — or May 4 for the less geek-inclined.
The Los Angeles Clippers continue their playoff run, days after the team's owner was banned for life by the NBA. The Clippers ended the Golden State Warriors' season in a back-and-forth game.
As many as 2,500 people are feared dead after two landslides in northeastern Afghanistan on Friday. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to the Wall Street Journal's Yaroslav Trofimov for the latest.
The botched execution in Oklahoma last week led to questions about medical oversight during lethal injections. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Ty Alper, a lawyer who has represented death row inmates.