A White House task force says law enforcement needs to change their practices to rebuild trust with minority communities.
Would you trust your own predictions over those of a well-designed statistical model? Commentator Tania Lombrozo considers new evidence on "algorithm aversion" and what it reveals.
The President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing also emphasized the need for better training and equipment, including bulletproof vests. But it stopped short of insisting police wear body cameras.
KCRW's Jason Bentley plays music by Panda Bear, Ayla, Kele and more in this week's two-hour EDM mix.
Tinder launches a new version with added features, including the ability to have another look at a potential match you swiped away. But there's a catch: Your age will determine how much you pay.
Watch the singer and some talented friends bring his rich, rousing "Rain Plans" to fruition.
Few doctors — and few patients — realize just how profoundly early abuse, neglect and other childhood traumas can damage an adult's physical health.
First developed in the 1990s, the 10 questions of the Adverse Childhood Experiences test are designed to take a rough measure of a difficult childhood. Finding out your score is easy. Now what?
Shelling out dough at the grocery store can often feel painful. But Americans on average actually spend far less on food relative to their income than they did 50 years ago.
In many photos from an Australian island, the marsupial appears front and center, adding its enigmatic smile to an image of happy tourists.
The Zimbabwean ruler reportedly served pachyderm at his 91st birthday party. Does anyone else do that? Turns out, yes.
The Wisconsin band performs three of its warm, accessible songs in the NPR Music offices.
Police say two men claimed they dug the tunnel for "personal reasons." The case has since been closed.
Backed by allied Shiite and Sunni fighters, Iraqi security forces today began a large-scale military operation to recapture Tikrit.
The novel "China Dolls" tells the story of popular Chinese nightclubs in San Francisco in the late 1930s.
Russia has cut off Ukraine's gas supplies in the past and is threatening to do it again. The latest payment dispute comes at a sensitive moment in the crisis in eastern Ukraine.
Nelson Shanks tells the Philadelphia Daily News a shadow on the left side of the painting represents not only the infamous dress, but also "a shadow on the office he held, or on" President Clinton.
Offutt's late father went from running a small insurance agency to writing more than 400 books, mostly pornography. The writer tells Fresh Air his dad believed he would be "extremely famous" for it.
Foreman is one of a few Chicago jazz heroes who should be better known outside the city limits.
A Commerce Department report shows paychecks are fatter, prices are leaner and Americans are saving more. Meanwhile, prices fell by 0.5 percent. That's helping consumers on the rebound from recession.