Ailes resigned last week amid allegations of sexual harassment. Biographer Gabriel Sherman joins Fresh Air to discuss the accusations, as well as Ailes' influence on political discourse in America.
Born in 1916, Christian died when he was just 25 years old. Jazz critic Kevin Whitehead calls him "the single greatest influence on a signature 20th-century instrument."
Charlotte Wood's short, gripping book focuses on 10 women who have been sent to a prison camp after various sex scandals. Critic John Powers calls The Natural Way of Things a ferocious novel.
Two sisters, devout Muslims and French patriots, wanted to help the military in the wake of a terrorist attack. They were told they have to remove their headscarves. So what did they do?
New research suggests it may be possible to spot people in the early stages of Alzheimer's by testing their ability to recognize fragrances. The goal is a quick and inexpensive screening test.
A Texas judge has dismissed felony charges against two people who concealed their identities and tried to buy fetal tissue from Planned Parenthood.
Australia's prime minister asked for an investigation into how teenage prisoners are treated after a national news program broadcast video of young people hooded and shackled.
Some police shooting victims like Alton Sterling and Philando Castile become national symbols. Their faces are splashed across the media, and their names become hashtags. So why are others forgotten?
In 2008, it ranked as one of the worst African countries for child abuse. Now it's one of the 10 best in protecting its kids. How did Swaziland do it?
For Bill Clinton, a return to the White House could look much like his life does now as a former president.
Spirit Adrift communes with the wide-eyed expanse of American doom-metal.
Hackers tied to two Russian intelligence agencies breached DNC computers in May, but whether the same hackers turned over thousands of emails to WikiLeaks is still under investigation.
Car bombs detonated at checkpoints near the entrance to one of the African Union bases in Mogadishu, killed more than a dozen people. The base is used by the Union's peacekeeping troops.
According to reports, the Vermont senator was in talks to formally nominate Clinton
The sassy agent of rock 'n' roll chaos turns in an uncharacteristically hushed and spare song that approaches the twisted path of passion and loss with a new, sober gravity.
A pair of knife-wielding attackers stormed a church, killing a priest and taking hostages before police intervened. Renee Montagne talks with the Wall Street Journal's Noemie Bisserbe in Paris.
Dolly, the first cloned mammal, had early arthritis and died young, raising concerns that clones age prematurely. But a study confirms the sheep's four sister clones are healthy and aging well.
Two men attacked a church near the city of Rouen during Tuesday Mass, killing an 86-year-old priest before being shot to death by police.
People who benefit from science daily somehow manage to find a place to simultaneously reject it: Whether climate or vaccines, the same contradiction between words and action arises, says Adam Frank.
On this week's All Songs Considered, we share songs that are punk in spirit, synth-fueled, noisy and touched with real-life tragedy.