Also: George R.R. Martin enters the political fray; Robert Darnton on censorship.
A young James Judd thinks he has just the right book to claim victory of his school's annual book report contest.
Lina's life changed after she got her first car, but for all the wrong reasons.
Our regular puzzler for careful listeners, this week featuring a mix of classic rock and iconic pop fills. Hear the fill and match it to the song.
From tasty tempura to gross gruel, hospital meals across the globe vary wildly. Highbrow institutions in China and India have long served top-notch food. U.S. hospitals are starting to follow suit.
From tasty tempura to gross gruel, hospital meals across the globe vary wildly. High-brow institutions in China and India have long served top-notch food. U.S. hospitals are starting to follow suit.
British Prime Minister David Cameron says now that voters in Scotland have rejected independence, he is committed to giving more powers not only to Scotland, but also to the rest of the U.K.
An NFL star's arrest on child abuse charges has reignited a national debate about parents using corporal punishment. But how people feel about this issue is tied to some very personal questions.
At the age of 19, Shaka Senghor was jailed for shooting and killing a man. That event started his years-long journey to redemption.
Hugh Herr lost both legs in a climbing accident 30 years ago. Now, as the head of the MIT Media Lab's Biomechatronics group, he's building the next generation of bionic limbs.
For most of Geena Rocero's career modeling lingerie and swimsuits, no one knew she was born a boy. Rocero talks about her decision to risk her career and reveal her background.
Zak Ebrahim is the son of terrorist El-Sayyid Nosair, one of the masterminds of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing. He tells the story of being raised to hate and how he chose a very different path.
Also: Police arrest suspect in connection with huge California wildfire; Texas gets record rainfall from the remnants of a tropical storm; and judging NASA's new spaceships.
The shooter, Don Spirit, 51, had done time in prison on firearms violations in connection with the shooting death of his 8-year-old son during a 2001 hunting accident.
Terry Gilliam's latest sci-fi drama stars Christoph Waltz as a computer whiz working to decipher the titular equation. But the film's future is disappointingly similar to those we've seen many times.
President Francois Hollande says the Rafale fighters "entirely destroyed" a logistics depot. His office said more air operations against Islamic State militants would be conducted in coming days.
At final count, the "no" votes won by a margin of 55 percent to 45 percent. The British prime minister said it had settled the question "for a generation."
The town west of Detroit is embracing its name by holding its annual Hellfest celebration on Saturday, which includes a hearse car show.
Frisco, Texas, approved funding for the museum. The Dallas Morning News reports visitors will be able to build their own versions of Pong, a big game in the 70s.