This week's music sings of the unspoiled landscapes we love and challenges us to sustain them.
KCRW's Jason Bentley spins music by Basement Jaxx, Classixx, Sinden and more in a two-hour EDM mix.
The Justice Department has approved the massive cable deal and FCC chairman has recommended approval, with conditions.
Hear two songs from the Pacific Northwest singer-songwriter's new album, produced by Tucker Martine.
Tom Brady's four-game suspension by the NFL for reportedly deflating footballs is back on. The penalty was overturned by federal judge last summer, who agreed with Brady's argument that the penalty was unfair. But on Monday, a three-judge panel disagreed, saying the NFL was within its rights when it imposed the suspension.
The National Park Service is celebrating the 100th anniversary of its creation this year. NPR spends time on the job with workers in the country's busiest national park, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, to explore the vast variety of work the park service does and the challenges it's facing.
Bernie Sanders campaigns in Connecticut ahead of the next set of primaries. Sanders is facing an uphill battle in Tuesday's contests. He needs to win at least 59 percent of pledged delegates if he hopes to overtake his rival Hillary Clinton and win the Democratic nomination. But Sanders and his supporters are vowing to fight on.
The campaigns of Republican presidential candidates Ted Cruz and John Kasich have coordinated their efforts in select upcoming primaries in a last-ditch effort to deny Donald Trump the GOP nomination.
Puerto Rico is short of cash and at risk of defaulting on a $400 million debt payment due May 1. House speaker Paul Ryan pledged to have a plan ready by then to help Puerto Rico find a way to repay its more than $70 billion debt.
Gun control has become a major subject of debate in the Connecticut Democratic presidential primary.
NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Chilean lawyer Francisco Cox, who is a member of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights designated commission investigating the death of 43 students in Mexico. The experts' latest findings were released Sunday.
NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Treva Lindsey, an assistant professor of women's, gender and sexuality studies at Ohio State University, about Beyonce's new album Lemonade, which was released as a visual album on Saturday night.
Philadelphia soul singer Billy Paul, who came to fame with the song "Me And Mrs. Jones," died on April 24. He was 81 years old.
A year after the death of Freddie Gray, residents of his Sandtown, Baltimore, neighborhood are still unhappy with the city's police. Gray died in police custody, and the officers will go on trial later this spring.
Gannett Co., the owner of USA Today, is offering to buy Tribune Publishing in a deal valued at about $400 million. Tribune owns a number of papers in addition to the Chicago Tribune, including the Los Angeles Times and the Baltimore Sun.
National Intelligence Director James Clapper says there are multiple obstacles in calculating just how many U.S. citizens are ensnared in government data-collection programs targeting foreigners.
Humor is a funny thing: We know it when we see it — but identifying why something is humorous is another thing entirely, says psychologist Tania Lombrozo.
One of Sanders' stats may be off, but it's true that low-income Americans vote in far smaller numbers than their higher-income counterparts.
The company sometimes promotes up to $35 an hour to draw in new drivers, but how much do drivers generally make? Drivers, send us a screenshot of your recent week.
John Kasich and Ted Cruz will stay out of each other's way in three upcoming primary states. The non-aggression pact is an attempt to block Donald Trump from clinching the GOP nomination.