If you're looking to give a book to a friend or family member this holiday, NPR Books editor Petra Mayer shares her picks.
The first jewel in horse racing‘s Triple Crown is Saturday’s Kentucky Derby in Louisville. The Derby, the Preakness and the Belmont Stakes, the three triple crown races, attract millions of viewers, but three Saturdays a year isn’t enough to support a sport that was once the most popular pastime in America. All this week we’ve been looking at the business of horse racing, through the reporting of producers at WEKU radio in Richmond, Kentucky. Today, Jacalyn Carfagno looks at how horse racing hopes to regain its audience.
Experts share a range of perspectives on how to combat the Islamic State militant group, and the role the U.S. should play.