Wednesday, July 31st 2013
From Pretty Lights to Spoon.
Gypsy punk band Gogol Bordello has long been known for its high-energy live performances. On the band's new album, frontman Eugene Hütz declares that "borders are scars on the face...
Republican Congressman Justin Amash is often called "the most defiant Republican in the House." He tells us about his effort to curb the power of the National Security Agency.
The U.S. economy grew from April through June at an annual rate of 1.7 percent. NPR's Yuki Noguchi looks at how a low growth rate affects the entire economy, from...
In Missouri, under a law recently upheld by the state’s Supreme Court, students attending schools in districts that don’t meet baseline education standards can transfer to another district, at no...
The new school year kicks off in September, but many Philadelphia students and teachers still don't know where they'll go, after the district closed 23 schools earlier this summer.
The United Nations released its civilian casualties report for Afghanistan today, and the numbers aren't good. The country saw a 23 percent increase in the first half of the year.
Civil rights icon and singer Harry Belefonte says stars like Jay-Z have turned their back on social responsibility. What does their feud say about the generational divide between African-Americans?
We read through some of the many comments we received on the story "Data-Driven Parenting: A Mom Who Tracks Everything," and make a correction.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says negotiators from both sides have agreed that all the difficult issues will be on the table when the talks resume in two weeks.
Major League Soccer's best players take on Italy’s A.S. Roma at the All-Star Game in in Kansas City tonight. It's tough to get a ticket for the match, but the...
The mayor of an Arizona border town and the head of the Texas Border Sheriffs Coalition weigh in on plans to beef up security along the U.S.-Mexico border.
The Obama administration has released once-secret documents about government surveillance programs, and Senate lawmakers questioned top administration officials.