His first novel, The Meursault Investigation, Kamel Daoud retells The Stranger from an Arab perspective. John Powers says that Daoud's retelling will forever change the way you read the Camus classic.
Director Alfonso Gomez-Rejon's film Me and Earl and the Dying Girl won the audience award and the grand jury prize at Sundance. He talks about how losing his dad shaped his approach to the film.
The art world is "fertile ground for criminals," says art scholar Noah Charney. In his new book, The Art of Forgery, he traces a tradition of fakes and forgeries that dates back to the Renaissance.
The 60-37 vote clears away procedural hurdles for legislation that would allow the president to negotiate trade pacts and then put them on a so-called fast track through Congress.
In anticipation of the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on same-sex marriage, we revisit this piece by NPR film critic Bob Mondell.
While Proctor & Gamble's Gillette commands 60 percent of retail store sales of razors, it only has 20 percent of the online market.
The Solar Impulse, an aircraft that generates power solely from the sun's energy, is leaving on a trip of some 115 hours between Nagoya, Japan, and Hawaii.
The cause was complications from diabetes, his publicist said in a statement. Van Patten is perhaps best known for the role of Tom Bradford on ABC's Eight Is Enough.
The Baker Ripley Neighborhood Center is helping immigrants in Houston deal with common challenges in the United States.
While the Obama administration maintains it will not negotiate with terrorists, it will allow families to negotiate on their own for release of their children taken hostage.