In this posthumous novel beloved food writer, M.F.K. Fisher, rouses the "perfect nothingness, lightness and frivolity of the days before tragedy" as well as the "squirming aftermath."
Ravan came to the U.S. as a refugee of postwar Europe, learned English listening to the radio and, before long, heard herself on it. Her life in pop and rock is the subject of a new off-Broadway show.
It was a point of agreement between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders at their last debate. It's also supported by some Republican contenders. But that doesn't mean it'll happen easily.
The former Beatle composed 10 five-second jingles to accompany Skype's love-themed emojis. They feature the sounds of his voice, a Moog synthesizer, guitar, harpsichord and other instruments.
One thing that is undeniable about Justice Antonin Scalia is that his opinions were always a good read. He was a reliable conservative but every once in a while he broke rank.
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Tom Goldstein, editor of SCOTUSblog, about how the death of Justice Antonin Scalia affects current cases under the Supreme's Courts review.
NPR's Domenico Montanaro discusses the upcoming battle on Capitol Hill on replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court.
NPR's legal affairs correspondent talks about about Scalia's life, legacy and what's next.
With the South Carolina primary just a week away, the six remaining Republican presidential candidates took the debate stage. Who got the most talking time? NPR had its stopwatch at the ready.
President Obama struck a somber tone, remembering the late-Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia as a "towering legal mind" who influenced a generation, but made it clear, he intends to replace him.
From descriptions calling him a "towering figure," to plaudits saying he was a staunch defender of the Constitution, conservatives and liberals alike remembered Scalia.
The sudden death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia spurs debate over whether President Obama should fill the vacancy and what type of justice each candidate would nominate if elected.
Congressional Republicans are pledging to confirm no one President Obama appoints to the Supreme Court.
The latest batch of the emails from Clinton's controversial private server include 81 which had been redacted and upgraded to confidential classified status and three upgraded to secret status.
The Supreme Court justice's death will have enormous repercussions for the U.S. legal system. With the high court short-handed, here's the political turmoil to expect from the attempts to replace him.
NPR's Nina Totenberg speaks to the lasting legacy of Justice Antonin Scalia
In a film industry often dominated by men, there's at least one exception: Many editors are women. Maryann Brandon and Mary Jo Markey speak about their work on the new Star Wars.
Senior Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia was confirmed dead Saturday afternoon at a West Texas ranch. NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Stephen Henderson of the Detroit Free-Press.
NPR's political correspondent Mara Liasson gives a preview of tonight's high-stakes Republican debate in South Carolina.
NPR's Michel Martin remembers journalist Acel Moore, a Pulitzer Prize winner who helped found the National Association of Black Journalists.