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April 18, 2014 | NPR · The agreement calls on all parties to refrain from violence, requires that illegally-armed groups disarm and that control of government buildings be returned to Ukrainian authorities.
 
April 18, 2014 | NPR · President Obama said enrollment under the Affordable Care Act reached 8 million after the deadline was extended by 2 weeks. The figure represents a turnaround from the disastrous debut of the website.
 
April 18, 2014 | NPR · Morning Edition spent a lot of time recently reporting from the U.S.-Mexico border. President Obama has deported 2 million people from the U.S. But many say that number is misleading.
 

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April 19, 2014 | NPR · The military's training center at Fort Irwin in California is complete with mock Middle Eastern villages. But as the U.S. combat mission in Afghanistan winds down, how will this facility change?
 
April 19, 2014 | NPR · In the Ukrainian city of Donetsk, the opposing camps seem increasingly entrenched, despite a diplomatic effort to ease tensions. Pro-Russian forces refuse to leave occupied buildings and public squares in the east. It's an uneasy Easter weekend and neither side is willing to budge.
 
April 19, 2014 | NPR · Russia is in the middle of a planned upgrade and expansion of its military forces, but global affairs professor Mark Galeotti tells NPR's Arun Rath that Russia's military has its limits.
 

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April 19, 2014 | NPR · The search continues for hundreds of people, mostly students, who were on board a South Korean ferry when it sank this week. Correspondent Anthony Kuhn shares the latest with NPR's Wade Goodwyn.
 

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April 13, 2014 | NPR · As the anniversary of last year's marathon bombing approaches, NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with correspondent Carrie Johnson about the investigation and legal wrangling yet to come.
 

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Alt.Latino: The Blog

Apr 19, 2014 — Co-host Felix Contreras plays soothing new music for his ailing co-host, Jasmine Garsd.
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Apr 18, 2014 — One of the most respected figures in Latin music, the salsa singer had deep roots in both Puerto Rico and New York, where he influenced a younger generation of musicians.
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Apr 12, 2014 — NPR took a 2,428-mile trip along the border between Mexico and the U.S. Alt.Latino highlights some of the music heard along the way.
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Apr 5, 2014 — Jasmine Garsd and Felix Contreras rode vans with rock stars and got serenaded by mariachi singers. Join them as they tackle the biggest music festival Latin America has to offer.
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Mar 27, 2014 — Watch a video playlist featuring some of Alt.Latino's favorite artists playing Vive Latino, the biggest rock and alternative music festival in Latin America.
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Mar 22, 2014 — Hosts Jasmine Garsd and Felix Contreras take a break from seeing bands long enough to discuss their favorite SXSW music over heaping plates of Texas barbecue.
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Mar 14, 2014 — We liked the Chilean rapper's new album Vengo so much, we invited her to spend some time with us during SXSW in Austin, Texas. Join us for our very first live taping of Alt.Latino.
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Mar 11, 2014 — With music from São Paulo to Mexico City, Alt.Latino keeps the groove going in a SXAmericas DJ set of songs handpicked from the show.
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Mar 7, 2014 — Hear an interview with the Puerto Rican singer and musician known as Visitante, plus new material from rapper Ana Tijoux, La Santa Cecilia and more.
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Feb 28, 2014 — The Portuguese term — which embodies a particular mix of melancholy, longing and loss — has no direct equivalent in English. But it does find full expression in bittersweet music.
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