Listening to the 18-minute musical monologue has been a Thanksgiving tradition among folk music fans for decades.
Like a lot of summer weekends, this weekend brings a new buddy cop movie. But this one, called “The Heat,” is a little different.
The buddy cops in “The Heat” are played by Melissa McCarthy and Sandra Bullock.
Joining us to talk about this twist on a familiar genre is Linda Holmes, who writes and edits NPR’s pop culture blog Monkey See.
Experts share a range of perspectives on how to combat the Islamic State militant group, and the role the U.S. should play.