Monday, July 1st 2013
From David Pelta-Tiller to Marc Shaiman.
As often as they can, Kelly Woodward and her fiance hop on Skype at 3:05 in the afternoon. Their chats are a excuse to catch up, but it's mostly about...
Each week, NPR Music editor Stephen Thompson brings us new music. This week, he has us listening to "Brennesteinn," off the new album Kveikur by the Icelandic band Sigur Rós.
We talk to NPR's Charlie Mahtesian about the Texas legislature's second special session, where they plan to take up abortion restrictions.
Two surveys show China's manufacturing weakened again in June amid a credit crunch and slower U.S. and European orders.
President Obama is in Tanzania today, the last stop on his three-country tour of sub-Saharan Africa. NPR's Ari Shapiro has been traveling with the president and opens his reporter's notebook.
Most of us are learning a new meaning for the term "hotshot" today, with the tragic news that 19 firefighters died battling a wildfire in Arizona. We speak with a...
Protesters have stormed and ransacked the headquarters of President Mohammed Morsi's Muslim Brotherhood party, and protest organizers are giving Morsi until 5 p.m. Tuesday to step down.
"Angels and Saints at Epheseus" has topped Billboard's classical charts for weeks. The album was recorded by a group of nuns at their priory in rural Missouri.
After a historic Supreme Court term, NPR's legal affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg joins us to take a look at some of the personalities on the court led by Chief Justice...
Hundreds of thousands San Francisco area commuters are scrambling to get to their destinations today, as the Bay Area Rapid Transit system (BART) goes on on strike for the first...
A majority of Los Angeles residents are optimistic about the city's future under the leadership of newly-elected mayor Eric Garcetti, 42, who starts his first day on the job today.
Nineteen elite firefighters have died while battling a fast-moving wildfire in Yarnell, Arizona. The firefighters belonged to the Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot Crew.