The National Park Service is celebrating the 100th anniversary of its creation this year. NPR spends time on the job with workers in the country's busiest national park, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, to explore the vast variety of work the park service does and the challenges it's facing.
Bernie Sanders campaigns in Connecticut ahead of the next set of primaries. Sanders is facing an uphill battle in Tuesday's contests. He needs to win at least 59 percent of pledged delegates if he hopes to overtake his rival Hillary Clinton and win the Democratic nomination. But Sanders and his supporters are vowing to fight on.
Tom Brady's four-game suspension by the NFL for reportedly deflating footballs is back on. The penalty was overturned by federal judge last summer, who agreed with Brady's argument that the penalty was unfair. But on Monday, a three-judge panel disagreed, saying the NFL was within its rights when it imposed the suspension.
Gannett Co., the owner of USA Today, is offering to buy Tribune Publishing in a deal valued at about $400 million. Tribune owns a number of papers in addition to the Chicago Tribune, including the Los Angeles Times and the Baltimore Sun.
NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Chilean lawyer Francisco Cox, who is a member of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights designated commission investigating the death of 43 students in Mexico. The experts' latest findings were released Sunday.
NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Treva Lindsey, an assistant professor of women's, gender and sexuality studies at Ohio State University, about Beyonce's new album Lemonade, which was released as a visual album on Saturday night.