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NPR's Scott Simon asks Zak Podmore, a Report for America corps member at the Salt Lake Tribune, about a mysterious sculpture found in the Utah desert.
The African crested rat's fuzzy fur has hairs loaded with a poison that can purportedly fell an elephant. But these rats turn out to be social, affectionate creatures.
This Austrian town starts with the letter F and rhymes with "ducking." Tired of the ridicule that comes with its name, the town has decided to change it.
Officials in Red Rock Country were counting when they saw a metal monolith. A shiny slab, about 12 feet tall rising up from the ground. It looked like a structure in 2001: A Space Odyssey.
The unnamed man defected to the South on Nov. 3, avoiding capture for 14 hours. He is seeking asylum in South Korea.