The infamous Mexican pointy boots started in rural Mexico, made it to Texas, and finally ended up on the runways of Paris. A look back at this bizarre fashion trend.
The FX series, now in its final season, is based on Leonard's novella Fire in the Hole. Showrunner Graham Yost says, "I look at this show as Elmore Leonard's show, and we're all in service of him."
The multi-talented musician performs her solo material on stage in West Virginia.
A new Census Bureau report suggests many Americans would rather be driving a golf cart than shoveling a drive. Last year, Florida was home to six of the 20 fastest-growing metro areas in the nation.
Among other things, the controversial new law would allow owners of businesses in the state to deny services to same-sex couples.
Hear the sounds of the Irish traditional music scene in the U.S., from the 1920s to today.
Alt.Latino's hosts called on others to help them wade through the talented Latin artists at this year's festival, including Buraka Som Sistema, Gina Chavez and Macaco.
Even in his final floor speech, Rep. Aaron Schock seemed to leave the door open for a future, comparing himself to former President Abraham Lincoln.
A single genetic mutation might decide who ends up in bed with the sniffles and who heads to the hospital, because it shuts down immune system molecules called interferons.
Tom Banse reports on the effort to return the flags taken as war souvenirs from Pacific battlefields during World War II.
The U.S. has lost a key base for counterterrorism operations. The proxy war between Iran and Saudi Arabia is heating up. And one more Middle Eastern state has dissolved into chaos.
Videos, photos, broadcasts, reviews and more from KCRW, KUTX, KXT, KUNC, WFUV and WXPN in Austin during SXSW.
Congress has acted 17 times to prevent a cut in Medicare doctors' payments. But the so-called "Doc Fix" has always been like that pair of jeans you keep in your closet, hoping someday they'll fit.
Claiming total freedom in sound and color — and making outrageous pronouncements — the tough-minded composer and conductor charted a new course for classical music.
The last English king to die in battle was finally given a burial fit for a king — some 530 years after he was killed.
Both "chop chop" and "Chinaman" have long, complicated histories, which we thought we'd surface in light of this story.
Recent reports were confirmed today when the official announcement landed that Downton Abbey's upcoming sixth season will be the end of the series.
Strolling through the board games of yesteryear we find some that succeeded and some that faded away.
The synth-pop band, led by George Lewis Jr., performs a haunting track from its grandiose new album.