When journalist Alec MacGillis started looking into McConnell's early politics, he says he was "startled" by how moderate the Republican used to be. The book traces McConnell's shift to the right.
In his short story collection, former Marine Phil Klay takes his experience in Iraq and clarifies it. On Wednesday, he won the National Book Award for fiction.
"Wal-Mart, come to your senses"! the protesters shouted. These vendors and hawkers are not happy that the retail giant plans to open 50 more stores.
We consider the work of writer-director-performer Mike Nichols, who died Wednesday.
Sleater-Kinney's Carrie Brownstein, Corin Tucker and Janet Weiss join Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton to discuss the band's new album, No Cities To Love.
The CIA plan calls for deleting the email of almost all employees after they leave the agency. But opponents say this would erase too many important documents. The example they cite: Edward Snowden.
The decision reopens for scrutiny the mechanism by which Russia and Qatar were awarded the tournament in 2018 and 2022. The two countries were cleared last week of corruption in their winning bids.
NPR's Eric Deggans has this remembrance of one of the most honored and successful directors in entertainment.
President Obama is preparing to take executive action on immigration. But some people are calling it an executive order. Turns out, there's a big difference between the two terms.
The protesters' rallying cry: "Ya me canse" or "ya me canse del miedo" — I've had enough, I've had enough fear.
Jason Collins discusses his basketball career and his decision to retire at age 35 from the National Basketball Association.
Derek Thompson of The Atlantic argues that today's data-driven record industry is making pop music more repetitive.
Other potential GOP candidates side with Tea Party-backed opposition to the education standards, but the former Florida governor is not backing away from his longstanding support.
"The Same Road" is the first offering from Nora Jane Struthers' next album, and shows off her band's propulsive new direction. Rooted in bluegrass, Struthers is a serious woman with a light heart.
Come watch a documentary on the life and music of the avant-garde and disco composer Arthur Russell's life — and stick around for a discussion with musicians and friends.
John Daley of Colorado Public Radio explains that the push is on to sign up even more people under the Affordable Care Act.
ABC's Scandal is so much more than a prime-time television drama — it's a stealth telenovela.
Another 2 to 3 feet of snow is expected to fall in the Buffalo area today, on top of the 5 feet already on the ground in some areas.
The judges described the short stories in Phil Klay's collection "Redeployment" as brutal, piercing and sometimes darkly funny.
Watch a great little TED-Ed video that lays out the scientific evidence.