Astronaut Scott Kelly has arrived at the International Space Station on a yearlong mission. He and Mark Kelly, his twin and fellow NASA astronaut, will take part in experiments comparing their health.
More than 200 birds died earlier this year. Now, scientists and federal agencies are running forensic tests and looking for clues to the goo as part of a national investigation.
Cider is the fastest-growing alcoholic beverage in the United States. Much of that growth is driven by big industrial producers, but smaller cider-makers are looking for a larger bite of the apple.
Kirstin Valdez Quade's debut book of short fiction is inspired by her family and its long history in the "romanticized" region of northern New Mexico.
Yale computer scientist David Gelernter talks with NPR's Arun Rath about using computers and the Internet to teach young people to appreciate the beauty of what he calls "serious music."
NPR's Arun Rath speaks with correspondent Ofeibea Quist-Arcton, who's been at a polling station in the capital, Abuja, where they're counting votes.
NPR's Arun Rath talks with Wired.com's Davey Alba about the outcome of the landmark gender discrimination case against a Silicon Valley venture capital firm.
NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Iona Craig, a freelance journalist who's spent the last four years reporting from the country, about this week's airstrikes and prospects for a ceasefire.
Missy Mazzoli and a host of collaborators — including Wilco drummer Glenn Kotche — use a Christian sunset service as a frame for meditation on modern life.
The man, who was serving time for a $2.7 million fraud, simply showed guards the letter and walked free. He later changed his mind and turned himself back in to authorities.
When Gov. Mike Pence signed a law that allows his state's businesses to refuse to serve same-sex couples, he could hardly have anticipated the dramatic backlash he's received.
At a summit in Egypt, the embattled Yemeni President Abdel Raboo Mansour Hadi also described Houthi rebels as "puppet of Iran."
The a cappella quartet, known for luminous interpretations of medieval pieces, teams up with folk musician Bruce Molsky in music from more modern times — popular songs from the Civil War era.
Our panelists predict what will be the first product from the newly merged Kraft-Heinz.
Bill reads three news-related limericks: Grainy Outlook, Smell Like A Beefcake, Toilet Treasure.
More questions for the panel: Romney's Romp, The Duchess of Breaking Windsor, Jazz Hands!
Our panelists tell three stories about college ball outside of the March Madness tournaments.
Our panelists answer questions about the week's news: You Don't Bring Me Flowers Anymore.
Bill Kurtis reads three quotes from the week's news: Job Applicant #1, Warren's Buffet, A Different Direction.