Police officers in New Orleans started wearing cameras this spring. Independent police monitor Susan Hutson tells NPR's Scott Simon how the NOPD's camera implementation is going.
Players with names like Enemy, Tantrum and Blockadile Dundee are competing in this weekend's Roller Derby Blood and Thunder World Cup. The competition features teams from 30 countries.
There are services Saturday for another unarmed black man killed by a police officer last month. NPR's Jeff Brady tells NPR's Scott Simon about the scene at Akai Gurley's funeral in Brooklyn.
American photojournalist Luke Somers was killed during a rescue attempt by U.S. special forces. NPR's Scott Simon talks with correspondent Sean Carberry in Afghanistan about what happened.
Oscar Pistorius stunned the world when he ran on prosthetic legs in the 2012 Olympics, then shot his girlfriend dead months later. NPR's Scott Simon asks John Carlin about his new book on the athlete.
A half-century after such shows were banned by the Castro government, rehearsals are underway for a Spanish-language production of the rock musical Rent.