Composer and keyboardist Bernie Worrell played funk, soul, and broke genres as a founding member of Parliament-Funkadelic and a performer with Talking Heads. Worrell died Friday at the age of 72.
Candace Bahouth of the village of Pilton in the U.K. describes how the village evolves when one of the world's biggest music festivals comes to town, and how people there feel about the 'Brexit' vote.
Political commentator Gayle Trotter, New Yorker writer John Cassidy, and David Wessel of the Brookings Institution talk about the U.K.'s vote to leave the EU and what it means for American politics.
His characterization of the slaughter of 1.5 million Armenians is likely to cause tensions with Turkey. He was not expected to use the term but then ad-libbed it into his prepared remarks.
NPR's Tom Goldman tells NPR's Scott Simon what the Brexit vote might mean for the world of professional soccer.
There are times that the power of the mind is not enough. About 40 people who walked on hot coals at a Tony Robbins seminar in Dallas ended up with burns, with several landing in the hospital.
When running for office, you need a good "ground game." Some say Trump lacks what's needed to get out the vote. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Rob Jesmer, formerly with the RNC, about what that means.
Some of the worst flooding in the state in 100 years is being blamed for the deaths of more than 20 people. Reporter Ashton Marra tells Scott Simon that many died trapped in their cars and homes.
Not all gun-rights advocates support the NRA's opposition to gun control. NPR's Scott Simon speaks to Mike Weisser, a semi-automatic rifle owner and seller, who wants much stricter controls.
Gun control advocates in Chicago, where gun violence has reached epidemic proportions, are energized by this week's sit-in by Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives.