Singer-songwriter Loudon Wainwright III joins us to read some clues and play some tunes, including a new song in which he imagines what a world in which Donald Trump became President.
In this game, contestants must decide whether the clues we give them are real words we found in the Oxford English Dictionary, or something we made up.
For this game, we've rewritten the intro to Law & Order: SVU to be about other things known by three initials.
We asked everyone we met why they were supporting Trump. Here are some of their answers.
Investigators say Philip Esformes, 47, used his access to thousands of Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries to perpetrate a massive and profitable fraud.
Chris Klimek says the fancy effects and swooping camera work of the new Star Trek film are fun to watch, but the story's civilization-seeking imperatives might still be better served by TV.
"This not a case of a rogue cop, this is not a case of police abuse," the head of the Dade County police union says, adding that the officer who shot Charles Kinsey is praying for his recovery.
After last week's truck attack, "We're lost," says one resident. "We just don't know how to deal with it. We're living in endless doubt."
The German producer captures youth, boredom and adventure in a wistful pop song whose video follows three teenagers as they stumble aimlessly into chaos.
Sad sacks and stage hogs chase stardom in Don't Think Twice. But rest assured writer/director Mike Birbiglia keeps it funny.
El Nino ruined this spring's harvest. Can food aid — and maize seeds — be delivered in time?
These are not songs to shock, but songs to remind us of our fragility, our faults, our instincts and what an extraordinary thing it is to be an ordinary phenomenal nothing.
Joe Palca is not the only fan of big ideas in science. Anna Haensch hosts the podcast The Other Half, and uses math to explore complex social issues like racism.
We have your entire weekend planned out. Listen to sets by Ryan Adams, Elvis Costello, Alabama Shakes and more during our live stream of the Newport Folk Festival.
More than 20 athletes who won Olympic medals in Beijing are among those implicated. The new findings nearly double the number of implicated athletes from those games.
More people have been Googling the term "white people" recently, perhaps prompted by this election cycle's racial issues. But we're trying to figure out a couple other spikes over time.
He's the man with a seemingly endless stream of science fun facts at his command. He's also a great gourmet. We talk to the famed scientist about how his two great passions collide in the kitchen.
A test that can flag struggling readers before they're old enough to read and the power of music to help a child hear language. A literacy two-fer from the NPR Ed Team.
No contemporary figure has done more to shape the intersection of American media and politics than Roger Ailes. He was forced out of Fox News this week following allegations of sexual harassment.
Of debris that's turned up, officials note that "none of it had provided information that positively identified the precise location of the aircraft."