In 1976, Lorenn Walker was attacked in an alley in Waikiki, Hawaii. That trauma inspired Walker, then a high school dropout, to enroll in college, become a lawyer and work in violence prevention.
After losing 12 years of her career to the communist blacklist, the actress and director spent decades lying about her age to make up for lost time. Her new memoir recounts her life in Hollywood.
Two clues will be given for two five-letter answers. Move the middle letter of the first answer to the end to get the second answer.
Did you know you can't kill a gopher with chewing gum, and hummingbirds are not attracted to red flowers? C.L. Fornari's book, Coffee For Roses, busts common gardening myths.
One of the few piano teachers in Pakistan's capital is eager to keep his art alive. To avoid being victimized by hard-line Islamists, his students play digital keyboards with the volume dialed down.
"Sinning with the choir" is one of many typos featured in a new book called Just My Typo. NPR's Linda Wertheimer speaks with author Drummond Moir, who compiled the collection of funny misspellings.