Our panelists predict who will steal the spotlight from Donald Trump at next week's debate.
Bill reads three news-related limericks: We'll Leave The Headlights On For You; How Villains Get A Head; I'm on the Highway to Health.
More questions for the panel: Leaker Of The House; The Only Thing Sinking Faster Than Congress' Approval Ratings.
Chicago hip-hop superstar Chance the Rapper got his name because nobody believed a guy named Chancelor Bennett could rap.
Our panelists tell three stories about an Alfred Hitchcock movie come to life, only one of which is true.
Our panelists answer questions about the week's news: Go For The Brown.
Bill Kurtis reads three quotes from the week's news: Playing the Trump Card; Berning Up The Campaign Trail; Slower. Lower. More Cowardly.
Under Tiberius is a new novel about deceit and crime. The main character is the man who came to be known as Jesus Christ. NPR's Scott Simon talks to author Nick Tosches.
NPR's Scott Simon talks to Howard Bryant of ESPN about football's deflategate fallout, baseball's trade deadline and Scott's own childhood hero.
A 2001 agreement between Cincinnati police, the police union and community groups is credited with keeping protests peaceful there after the killing of an unarmed black motorist by a police officer.
The dispute follows Russia's invasion of Ukraine. The 1.6 billion euro helicopter carriers are sitting in French dockyards.
Boston has ended its bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Mayor Martin Walsh said the financial risk was just too great. But the episode did inspire NPR's Scott Simon to write a poem.
Acclaimed sci-fi author China Miéville hasn't been known for his short fiction, but reviewer Jason Heller says his new collection — subversive, strange and full of sick humor — will change that.
A doctor's mother loved medicines and their potential for miracles, but she always sought to ditch them the moment she felt better. Her mental health problems eventually overwhelmed her.
At the height of the epidemic, Umaru Fofana was our guide — and a one-man solution system. This summer, he stopped by NPR's headquarters for a reunion with our Ebola reporting team.
A summer program in Baltimore has black middle-schoolers coding, designing apps and altogether hooked on engineering.
It's hard to believe a sound so country and Americana is coming out of Ontario — NPR's Scott Simon speaks with singer Lindi Ortega about her new album, Faded Gloryville.
Famed architect Renzo Piano is best known for his massive skyscrapers and innovative designs. But the sandcastle enthusiast also has thoughts on how to plan a building that's a bit more ephemeral.
The Israeli prime minister says he's shocked and outraged at the attack. An analyst says public concern could make this a defining moment for Israelis.