Since the original Japanese Iron Chef first appeared on the Food Network 15 years ago, how-to cooking shows have gradually been displaced by reality shows that pit chefs against each other.
Outgunned Kurdish fighters are continuing to resist militants from the so-called Islamic State in the Syrian border town of Kobani. NPR's Arun Rath talks to correspondent Peter Kenyon in the region.
NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Dr. Suzanne Donovan, an infectious disease specialist at Olive View-UCLA Medical Center, about the risk of infection for health care workers treating Ebola patients.
Texas health officials have confirmed preliminary tests show a health care worker — who was in contact with the man who died last week of Ebola in Dallas — has been diagnosed with the disease.
Milwaukee Orchestra concertmaster Frank Almond was carrying his rare Stradivarius violin out to the parking lot after a show when he was suddenly attacked. The violin, worth millions, was stolen.
Early on in the epidemic, the government and aid agencies commissioned songs that just ended up terrifying people. But the newer songs on the radio are catchy and danceable — as well as informative.
One of Florida's largest community colleges is trying to reduce the amount of debt its students take on. As part of a federal experiment, it has barred them from taking out any unsubsidized loans.
Actor Cary Elwes, best known for his dashing performance as the heroic farm boy Westley in The Princess Bride, has a new book out, full of memories from the cast of the cult classic.
Crossing over — musically and metaphysically — has of late consumed the mind of Steven Ellison. He says his new LP as Flying Lotus is "my opportunity to make a film" about the moment of death.
Dating from the last quarter of the 4th century B.C., the mosaic covers a space of nearly 15 feet by 10 feet. It features two horses, a man, and the god Hermes, in colorful detail.
The city is the latest to honor Native Americans instead of Christopher Columbus. But not everyone is happy about the change.
Nerd-about-town Glen Weldon explains to a non-comics-reading guy exactly what is up with the impending death of Wolverine. (That's not a spoiler; the miniseries is actually called Death of Wolverine.)