Damien Chazelle's heart-pounding teacher-student drama Whiplash sets a combination of a sports film and a genius tale like The Social Network in the world of jazz drumming.
The spotlight on the Secret Service after recent security breaches has spilled over to the White House staff, and it's renewed old questions about a 2012 Colombian prostitution scandal.
Kim Jong Un hasn't been seen in public in five weeks. Melissa Block talks to Stephen Bosworth, a senior fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School.
Peter Schneider, author of the new book, "Berlin Now," tells Robert Siegel it will take another generation to unify in spirit what was divided by east and west for so long.
By bus, by bike and by foot, they come to the aid of abused and displaced women in Colombia. And they've just won a $100,000 humanitarian prize for their efforts.
Critics of the Obama administration are trying to capitalize by linking Ebola to border security and a broader mistrust of the president in some conservative circles.
Robert Siegel talks to Saleh Muslim, co-chair of the Democratic Union Party, the biggest Kurdish opposition party in Syria. He's working to keep his home town Kobani from being overrun by ISIS.
From the Found Recipe files, a dish that's also a delicious workout for your biceps: Cast Iron Roasted Half Chicken. Montana restaurateur Jay Bentley explains why it's a favorite of his.
The United States has enough oil pipeline to wrap around the Earth more than a hundred times. But those 2.6 million miles of pipeline were built for a different era, and more pipelines — many more — will need to be built in the next 20 years to bring the system up to date. It has some big implications for the future of the nation's energy economy.
French novelist Patrick Modiano is this year's winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature.
Authorities still don't know how the mask got there, but they said it may signal that at least that one passenger was alive long enough to put it on.
The price of new textbooks has gone through the roof. But what students spend on books has barely budged.
The young Nashville bluesman's live set in West Virginia shows off his furious guitar picking.
The World Cafe series explores the music and dance of Argentina with help from musician Rachel Faro.
Jazz At Lincoln Center welcomes a world-premiere commission featuring pianist Chucho Valdés and percussionist Pedrito Martinez. Together, they blend jazz with folkloric and religious music of Cuba.
Prince has released two new albums simultaneously: Art Official Age appears under his own name, and PlectrumElectrum is the debut record of a Prince back-up band called 3rdEyeGirl.
In his new book, Jake Halpern looks at the industry, where having a criminal background is no barrier to entry. He explains debt buying and how little regulation gave rise to a chaotic marketplace.
A handful of restaurants are experimenting with no-tipping models, guaranteeing their servers a base level of pay. So far, satisfaction is up and turnover is down.