Two generations of Florence, Ala., musicians teamed up to make Fritts' new album, Oh My Goodness.
James A. Garfield emerged as the surprise Republican nominee in 1880. He won the presidency, but was only in office for six months.
Laurence Fink, head of the world's largest investing company, would like the public to put less emphasis on quarterly earnings.
Crayfish are loving the rising water temperatures in Oregon's Crater Lake, jeopardizing native species in the process.
NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says "The People vs. OJ Simpson" season of "American Horror Story" could be one of the best finds of 2016.
Paul Goldberg's debut novel is an ambitious historical fantasy about Stalin's 1953 plan to purge Jews from the Soviet Union. Critic Maureen Corrigan says The Yid is a wildly inventive "what if" story.
CNN's Peter Bergen describes how the Internet and social media have been used to radicalize and recruit Americans to jihad — and how some new jihadists then use those same tools to draw in others.
In New Orleans, Carnival is a month-long season where the colorful brioche cakes dominate the diet and culture. King cakes fuel workplace rituals, inspire contests and drive a collective obsession.
Two party insiders – Democrat Howard Dean and Republican Paris Dennard – share their analyses.
In this week's mix, hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton showcase a number of artists who reflect on their past to make powerful new music.
The parent company of Google officially overtook Apple to become the most valuable publicly-traded company in the world.