Dec 2, 2013 — A police raid Monday in Reykjavík ended with the death of a man who reportedly shot at police. Though Iceland ranks No. 15 in per capita gun ownership, gun violence is almost unheard of.
Jun 10, 2013 — The options aren't great. But those seeking to avoid prosecution have often claimed political asylum or fled to countries at odds with the U.S. Then there's Iceland.
Jun 10, 2013 — Edward Snowden has said he may seek asylum in Iceland. Getting there from Hong Kong, to which he has fled, may not be possible. But Iceland has intervened before to offer safe haven to someone wanted in the U.S. Chess champion Bobby Fischer spent his last years there.
Apr 27, 2012 — More people use Disney Dollars than Iceland's krona. Is it time to give up on the currency?
Apr 13, 2012 — Does it make sense for a country the size of Staten Island to have its own currency? Iceland wants to know.
Jul 8, 2011 — At the risk of being included among the "Lazy Lay-Over Guys" who try to describe the island nation based on a brief visit, NPR's Philip Reeves offers his impressions of a stunning land on the edge of the Arctic Circle.
Jun 22, 2010 — The volcano has stopped spewing, but tourism hasn't picked up in Iceland. A new campaign hopes to change all of that, through song, dance, and stories.
Apr 19, 2010 — Reporters worldwide struggle with pronouncing the name of that pesky volcano in Iceland — Eyjafjallaj??kull.