The smoky-voiced singer reinvents standards like "The Nearness Of You" in a 2003 session.
On this week's podcast, we dug into rape allegations filed 17 years ago against the highly lauded black actor and director. Join Gene Demby and the Code Switch team to continue the conversation.
We bought 100 barrels of oil from a Kansas preacher. We followed it out of the ground, through a refinery, and into someone's gas tank.
Rebels and the government have struck an agreement to hand over control of the city in exchange for safe passage. This ends the years-long standoff in one of Syria's most desperate places.
Hear the Todd Snider-fronted supergroup perform songs from its new album, Rest In Chaos.
Andromeda Dunker, narrator of HGTV's House Hunters reads real estate ads and contestants identify what celestial body she's describing.
We took the "Ghostbusters" theme song and rewrote it to be about other things that end with "busters," such as... gangbusters, or bunker busters.
In this game we mash up the name of a famous person with the name of a company. If we said, "This California Gurls singer tries her hand at men's fashion," you'd answer, "Katy Perry Ellis."
For this final round, every correct answer contains the name "Jack." For example, if we said, "A person who cuts down trees," you'd answer, "He's a lumberjack," and be O.K.
Naturi Naughton and Omari Hardwick reveal what inspires their characters on Starz's Power, then sing the titles to classic 90s R&B hits.
Rebecca McMackin works in Brooklyn, and she has hired some temporary workers to help her out with an interesting problem. Ophira and Jonathan must figure out who these workers are, and what they do.
In this game, contestants tell us if something is a real or fake SkyMall product.
The recommendations from the Food and Drug Administration represent a major expansion in testing blood for Zika. Earlier, the agency had advised testing only in areas with an active outbreak.
The saga of the swimmer and the robbery-that-wasn't continues. The charge against the 32-year-old U.S. Olympian carries a penalty of up to 18 months in prison in Brazil.
The brassy roots-rocker's anthem conveys her determination to revel in her corporeality and flamboyant performance style. "That kind of flash is Americana," she says. "It is big."
Stephen K. Bannon, the new Trump campaign chief, is the third top Trump adviser who's landed in hot water during this campaign.
As a solo artist on leave from Girl In A Coma, the singer finds new ways to sound ferocious. Here, she performs three songs from an album due out in the fall.
Also: Housing Secretary Castro visits flood damaged Louisiana; many large wildfires continue to burn in the West; and President Obama quadruples the size of a national marine park off Hawaii.
The country's deputy interior minister was going to talk with the miners about their demands. Officials say he was seized Thursday and then beaten to death.
Joe Palca is not the only fan of "Big Ideas" in science. Immunobiologist Michael Parker is prepping for a SeptemberTEDx talk on the ways microbes have helped shape human evolution.