Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed to continue until "peace and quiet" is restored. Meanwhile, tanks have been moved to the border for a possible ground invasion.
This summer, the moon will reach "super" status — turning full at its closest point to the Earth — no fewer than three times. The first supermoon appears Saturday.
Jack Antonoff, lead guitarist for the band Fun, wanted to break out on his own. Now he has with his new band, Bleachers. NPR's Tamara Keith talks to him about the debut album, Strange Desire.
Secretary of State John Kerry is in Kabul to try to resolve an election dispute that threatens to derail the country's democratic process. NPR's Tamara Keith talks to NPR's Sean Carberry in Kabul.
Film director Richard Linklater's latest movie, Boyhood, was shot over 12 years. NPR's Tamara Keith speaks with the star of the film, Ellar Coltrane, who's spent over a decade shooting the movie.
NPR's Tamara Keith talks to Breena Clark about her new novel, Angels Make Their Hope Here. It follows Dossie Bird, a girl who escapes slavery in 1849 and flees to an interracial enclave in New Jersey.
More than 120 people have been killed by Israeli airstrikes since the current Israeli military operation began. There is no ceasefire in sight, but there may be some indications of a slowdown.
Yankovic says the new digital democracy has forced him to focus his craft and reconsider his release strategy — but where pop parody is concerned, "as long as people don't mind, I'll keep doing it."
There's a vibrant collecting community for old 78rpm records, ancestors of today's iTunes single. Music writer Amanda Petrusich got sucked in while writing her new book, Do Not Sell at Any Price.