NPR's Melissa Block talks with Jennifer Turner, director of the China Environment Forum at the Woodrow Wilson Center, about water resources and environmental concerns in the extremely arid region.
The trio that made Top Gear the world's biggest car show will return to the small screen in a new show for Amazon Prime. The BBC canned one of its hosts last year after a fight with a producer.
William Meredith, 47, of Bullitt County, Ky., was arrested Sunday after he used his shotgun to bring down a drone that he said hovered above his property in a suburb of Louisville.
Christian McBride, host of Jazz Night In America, examines the piano phenomenon Joey Alexander, his classmate Joey DeFrancesco and his own experience as a hotly tipped young talent.
Emma Farrarons' The Mindfulness Coloring Book, a pocket-sized, anti-stress booklet for grown-ups, appears at No. 12.
In The Rosie Effect, a sequel to 2013's The Rosie Project, Don Tillman prepares for fatherhood. It appears at No. 15.
Debuting at No. 15, Arthur Brooks' The Conservative Heart presents a new vision for conservatism.
At No. 7, Ernest Cline's Armada tells the story of gamers protecting the earth from an alien invasion.
The lists are compiled from weekly surveys of close to 500 independent bookstores nationwide.
The folk-pop sister act caps off World Cafe's visit to Stockholm.
The Obama administration unveiled a pilot program Friday morning that will once again allow some prisoners access to federal Pell grants.
NPR's Melissa Block speaks with Peter Oakford, cabinet member for specialist children's services at Kent County Council, about the vast numbers of youth migrants crossing into the U.K.
Google has begun testing a new self-driving car this summer that is designed to work without a steering wheel. But as the Planet Money team reports, the company's biggest challenge may be convincing Americans to hop inside.
Conventional farmers use millions of pounds of pesticides each year to protect crops from weeds and insects. When those chemicals drift to neighboring property, they can ruin crops on organic farms.
Bob Mondello looks at the most-produced shows at high schools through seven decades, and ponders what the choices made by drama teachers tell us.
Citing a June U.S. Supreme Court ruling, the federal judge effectively vacated a 14-year-old state injunction that prohibited officials from refusing to issue such plates.
The author and critic died Friday of injuries sustained in a car accident. For years, he was the voice of NPR's literature commentary — and, for many, the "guide to a very exciting world."
Clinton's doctor says she's eating healthily, drinking occasionally, swimming, lifting weights and, yes, doing yoga.
Many of the processed foods that we eat — and the way they're made — were invented not for us, but for soldiers, says the author of the new book Combat-Ready Kitchen.
This week, a flurry of talk on Twitter and other social media led Mets infielder Wilmer Flores to breakdown in tears on the field; Alva Noë suggests we let it be a cautionary tale.