Guy Clark, one of Nashville's most renowned singer-songwriters, has died at the age of 74. This profile of Clark originally aired on July 23, 2013, on All Things Considered.
The NTSB says the likely cause of the Amtrak crash last year in Philadelphia was due to the train's engineer being distracted by news that another train nearby was disabled after being hit by a rock.
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Art Pope, the North Carolinian philanthropist and CEO of Variety Wholesalers, about how he plans to support the Republican Party without backing the party's de facto nominee, Donald Trump.
The Philadelphia 76ers basketball jerseys will feature the StubHub logo starting in 2017. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to 76ers CEO Scott O'Neil about becoming the first NBA team to take advantage of the new rule change within the association that allows advertising on uniforms.
Secretary of State John Kerry huddles with key players on Syria, including Russia and Iran, to try to revive a ceasefire.
Donald Trump argues his route to the White House runs through traditionally Democratic states such as Pennsylvania. NPR explores what kind of the impact the Keystone State could make this fall.
As the Democratic race goes on, voters in Kentucky and Oregon have their say in primaries Tuesday. Both states could be favorable for Sen. Bernie Sanders to extend a win streak against Hillary Clinton.
Sundarbans literally means "beautiful forest," but as the novelist Amitav Ghosh writes, "There is no prettiness here to invite the stranger in."
The town of Cleveland is divided by a railroad track — and its schools are divided by race. For 50 years, the district has said it will fix the problem; a judge says the schools will have to merge.
Chinese investors are on a buying spree in the U.S., moving their operations here or snapping up American companies. Investment is on track to hit $30 billion this year, doubling last year's record.
Nguyen and his family fled their village in South Vietnam in 1975. He won the Pulitzer Prize this year for The Sympathizer, a spy novel set during and just after the war in Vietnam.
We speak with Paul Dillenberger, one of the game's creators, about the origins of Oregon Trail.
Under Russia's anti-extremism law, Jehovah's Witnesses, who number less than 200,000, could be barred from practicing their religion in Russia. Their website and some publications are already banned.
The word has only recently entered widespread lexicon, largely due to a national debate over transgender bathroom use.
Oil prices hit a six-month high yesterday and could reach $50 a barrel for the first time since November.
Clinton leads Sanders by double digits in Oregon, but many people expect Sanders to win anyway.
Host Bob Boilen rejoins co-host Robin Hilton for this week's essential mix of new music, tales from Bob's week on the road and a heart-stopping amount of coffee.
New evacuations have been ordered in Alberta, Canada, where a wildfire that started May 1st has already forced the evacuation of 88,000 residents of Fort McMurray.
Sanders has won 7 out of the last 12 primary elections, including neighboring West Virginia and Indiana.
Featuring members of Pelican, Locrian and Bloodiest, the Chicago trio makes heroic and heavy instrumental rock that storms the gates of delirium.