In 1999, host Marian McPartland welcomed the vocalist in for an hour of jazz standards, including "Surrey With The Fringe On Top" and "Old Devil Moon."
Dunn was convicted earlier this month in a second trial for the fatal shooting of black teenager Jordan Davis in 2012.
And she says yes! Ibrahim is one of three brothers who lost their mother to Ebola — but survived. While waiting to be reunited with his dad, the little boy fell in love.
Ben Tripp's young adult debut is a charming romp through a thoroughly theatrical 18th-century England populated by swashbuckling highwaymen, fairies and circus performers.
Our recurring puzzler for careful listeners, this week featuring a selection of fills handpicked by All Songs Considered co-host and producer Robin Hilton. Hear the fill and match it to the song.
The deal, announced by the country's defense chief, included negotiations for the release of more than 200 girls who were abducted by the extremist group in April.
Apps offer games and rewards to keep you taking your prescription medicine. While rewards may not be for everyone, they could give some people a helpful motivational boost.
NPR film critic Bob Mondello says Birdman is an entertainingly complicated jigsaw puzzle — in both storytelling and technique.
In 1904, Charles Hatfield claimed he could turn around the Southern California drought. Little did he know, he was going to get much, much more water than he bargained for.
Country-folk singer Todd Snider has been likened to Bob Dylan, Tom Petty and many others. But he's also a storyteller. Here's one about the time Tony Bennett stole $65 from him.
When he was a freshman in high school, David Hill learned that sometimes the best trick isn't magical at all.
Every magician fears performing The Bullet Catch: the deadliest trick in all of magic. Twelve magicians have died attempting it. Steve Cohen fears he may be number 13.
When Glynn's pastor forbids him from playing satanic fantasy games, he finds a new way to play a nerd favorite.
In the new film starring Jonathan Pryce, Jason Schwartzman and Elisabeth Moss, two male writers prove far less clear-minded about their own behavior than the filmmaker is.
NPR listeners recently threw open their kitchen cabinets and showed off their collections of the brightly colored Fiesta dishware line: stacks of mix-and-match plates, favorite mugs, family heirlooms.
President Obama has selected former White House adviser Ron Klain to coordinate the U.S. response to the deadly disease.
The hurricane will hit the British island territory, where residents are making preparations, later today as a Category 4 storm.
Just a few years ago, authors were predicting production would soon hit a peak and then decline. But since then, supplies have surged. So are the forecasters now slapping themselves in the head?
John Deasy's resignation, announced by LA Schools board on Thursday, comes after high-profile tussles with the teacher's union and a troubled initiative to get an iPad in every student's hand.
On this week's show, NPR's Ari Shapiro joins us to chat about the Amazon show Transparent and about lots of different pop culture debuts.