It was the first draft lottery since the World War II and was an effort to conscript young men into the effort in Vietnam.
The northernmost community in the U.S. has voted to officially restore its traditional Inupiaq name.
There's no shortage of manufacturing jobs in Indiana, according to Michael Hicks, director of the Center for Business and Economic Research at Ball State University.
The Irish art pop musician showcases her singular aesthetic in a live performance for KCRW.
The Department of Justice says Princess Cruise Lines will pay a $40 million penalty for "deliberate pollution of the seas and intentional acts to cover it up."
Skin tone is only part of the challenge for an oft-tattooed customer who wants to see herself reflected in the "human canvases" of tattoo artists.
A new German report found that about half the recruits studied remain committed to the ISIS ideology, raising concern about attacks in their home countries.
Amid speculation that the league may eliminate the weekly matchup, sports analyst Mike Pesca joins Here & Now's Robin Young to weigh in.
When Jones was teenager in the 1970s, he considered suicide because of his sexuality. Then he discovered there were other people like him.
WBUR's Tonya Mosley profiled two students who benefit from the government protections of attending college, without being deported.
As the president-elect travels to Indiana, NPR's Scott Detrow joins Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson to discuss the latest on the transition.
The agency noted Belgium's beer experts — zythologists — who taste and study complex and often experimental brews. It's one of 16 cultural elements that are being recognized.
The dementia wing of a nursing home is foreign territory to most people. Photographer Maja Daniels spent three years documenting the lives of people with Alzheimer's in a hospital in France.
A charter plane crashed near Medellín, Colombia, on Monday night, killing 71 people. According to leaked audio and witness accounts, the pilot cited "fuel problems" and asked for priority landing.
While the U.S. has a thriving squid industry, chances are the calamari you are eating made a 12,000-mile round trip before ending up on your dinner plate.
The Antlers' singer discusses coming back to music after temporarily losing his hearing and how that's changed his sound.
The second man to walk on the moon fell ill during a trip to the South Pole and is being flown to New Zealand. Aldrin is 86 years old.
Commercial labs can now make the large, clear diamonds people prize for engagement rings and other jewelry in as little as 72 hours. How will this change the diamond industry?
We've got ambient atmospherics for a time of tension. Hear new music from Dedekind Cut, Visible Cloaks, Tyco, Yussef Kamaal, MJ Guider and Burial.
"Radio was my freedom as a kid," Strand of Oaks' Tim Showalter says. "No internet, no scene, no way to find music except radio."