From Phoenix to Pretty Lights.
From Phoenix to Pretty Lights.
At Wimbledon, some of the biggest names in tennis won’t be participating in this weekend’s finals, because of a number of upsets — a word that caught the ear of linguist Ben Zimmer.
A scientist at the University of Texas in Austin is trying to see how the human brain changes overtime — by getting frequent MRI’s of his brain.
“Andrew saw the best in everyone and he wanted people to understand what was so wonderful about that part of the world,” a friend of student Andrew Pochter said.
Sybrina Fulton, the mother of slain teenager Trayvon Martin, testified this morning in the ongoing trial of George Zimmerman.
The July issue of Runner’s World features a minute-by-minute account from runners of what happened at the April 15 Boston Marathon Bombings.
The overthrow of Egypt’s president Mohammed Morsi has reverberated throughout the Middle East. To some it represent an attack on political Islam and for others it’s a triumph for secularism. NPR’s Peter Kenyon describes the regional reaction from his perch in Istanbul.
Phllipp Meyer’s epic new novel tells the story of the family who first settled Texas in the early 1800s.
The Labor Department reported this morning that employers added 195,000 jobs in June, more than estimated, but because more people are looking for work in an improving economy, the unemployment rate remained at 7.6 percent.
Tens of thousands of Islamists streamed across a Nile River bridge toward Cairo’s Tahrir Square on Friday, threatening a showdown moments after the top leader of the Muslim Brotherhood defiantly spoke before a cheering crowd of supporters, vowing to reinstate ousted President Mohammed Morsi and end military rule.
From Miles Davis to Jeff Beck.
This year marks the 75th anniversary of the birth of Superman and there’s a lot to celebrate.
Private First Class Daniel Andrew Benedett was on a helicopter shot down off a Cambodian island in 1975. His remains were identified earlier this year and he was buried at Arlington National Cemetery today.
We hear from a police officers who, days after the Boston Marathon bombing, was on the scene of a wild shootout in Watertown, Massachusetts.
Swarms of a type of hybrid bee have been attacking hikers and walkers in Arizona, killing at least one and injuring half a dozen others.
The discovery of three kidnapped Cleveland women has parents thinking about how to protect their kids.
Just a week after three women missing for a decade in Cleveland reappeared, police say they have solved a 1984 murder case.
National security expert Juliette Kayyem says the problem of sexual assaults in the military won’t change until women are fully integrated into the services, including combat roles.
To mark the coming arrival of the cicadas, we speak with David Rothenberg, who makes music out of the cicada buzz.
The BBC’s Owen Bennett Jones joins us from Lahore, Pakistan to discuss Saturday’s election. He reports on the role of money in the campaign.
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