A restless formal inventor who draws from science, spirituality and extensive personal travels, Coleman has also mentored many major jazz musicians to develop their own languages and systems.
YAWN's off-kilter new video for the song "Flytrap" is plagued (intentionally) by mistimed cues, faulty gear and more. It's a strange and trippy scene scored perfectly by the band's woozy guitar riff.
Israel Horovitz makes his directorial debut with the film "My Old Lady," based on his play of the same name.
In an interview with NPR, Mohammad Javad Zarif says the U.S. has been hesitant and contradictory in its approach to defeating the Islamist insurgency.
John Darnielle's novel, Wolf in White Van, is about a man who survives a trauma. The songwriter tells Fresh Air about his difficult childhood and finding shelter in music and the Incredible Hulk.
NASA said it will give more than $6 billion to private space companies that will launch Americans into orbit.
Nonprofits have an important role to play in fighting Ebola, Obama said yesterday. Indeed, they are now donating millions, dispatching doctors and sending over critical supplies.
On a steamy morning upstairs in a record lover's paradise KING laid down a gorgeous version of one of the songs that lit up Twitter three years ago and put the trio on Prince's radar.
The president said U.S. airstrikes, combined with military expertise, would be more effective in defeating the group that calls itself the Islamic State.
Do you want to be a lab rat? That's what teenagers are doing when they smoke marijuana, the state of Colorado says. But since hard evidence of marijuana's harms is scanty, it may be a tough sell.
New research shows that the hours spent practicing are much less significant than previously thought.
The XL-1 can get 300 miles per gallon. The key is reducing wind resistance.
Democrat Staci Appel and Republican David Young are in a close race to fill a soon-to-be vacant seat.
Iran's foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is in New York for nuclear negotiations and for the UN General Assembly.
On World Cafe, NPR's Ann Powers highlights Americana's diversity in her picks from the festival.
Authorities are searching for Eric Frein, who is suspected of shooting two police officers in the Pocono Mountains on Friday night.
Every September, top chefs from around the world gather to celebrate the diversity of Peruvian cuisine. But not everyone is convinced the food boom is the answer to the country's historic challenges.
For years Catholic health plans have been arranging for independent insurance firms to provide contraceptive coverage to their enrollees.
Scotland has lowered the voting age from 18 to 16 for Thursday's referendum on independence. But it looks like the youngest voters won't be casting ballots in the way that many had initially expected.
Hear four songs from the country star's new double album, Saturday Night/Sunday Morning.