NPR's Kelly McEvers spoke with Jelani Cobb, who has charted the genesis and evolution of the Black Lives Matter movement.
The Austin-based electronic composer Roger Sellers, who writes and records as Bayonne, makes live looping look like an endurance sport.
James Kent's barrage of synths conjures up a dark urban future in this anime-inspired track.
Add together the 23 states where Republicans have voted or caucused this year, and you get 12.4 million people — a bump of nearly 67 percent across those states compared with 2012.
Doctors presume that Asian American teens aren't having sex, and teenagers presume that doctors will tell their parents if they ask about contraception or other key aspects of sexual health.
There will always be that elusive part of reality that escapes us; it's not finding the final answer but wanting to know that makes us matter, says astrophysicist Marcelo Gleiser.
Also: North Korea claims it miniaturized nuclear warheads to fit atop missiles; Beatles producer George Martin dies; and Google's artificial intelligence program wins the first "Go" game.
An emotionally striking song and video by the Philadelphia harpist known for her collaborations with Kurt Vile, Sharon Van Etten, Thurston Moore and others.
Bernie Sanders pulled off an upset in Michigan, but Hillary Clinton handily took Mississippi. On the Republican side, Donald Trump racked up three more victories and Ted Cruz won in Idaho.
In 1962, George Martin signed an unknown band: The Beatles. Steve Inskeep talks to Ray Connolly, who made a documentary series with Martin called The Rhythm of Life, about Martin's death at age 90.
As expected, Hillary Clinton won the Mississippi primary. Michigan was the bigger prize and polls leading into the primary had Clinton up by double digits, but that's not how it turned out.
If Ferguson's city council approves the consent decree, it would require the city to provide police officers with more training, body cameras, and to change its court system.
Federal prosecutors in Birmingham, Ala., say a former armored transportation company worker has agreed to plead guilty to stealing nearly $200,000. All of it was in quarters.
Apartment buildings are going up all over Manhattan, but it's harder than ever to find an affordable place to live in New York. It's a scene played out nationwide as rents soar and wages stall.
Commentator Rachael Cusick says one of her first jobs — a maddening summer stint as a breakfast line cook — may seem irrelevant on her resume, but it gave her valuable experience to last a lifetime.
Helen Oyeyemi's new story collection has all the sly humor, gorgeous writing and magical characterization as her novels. Critic Michael Schaub calls it a dreamy, spellbinding masterpiece.
The seat from Ohio is currently held by Rob Portman. President Obama backs challenger Ted Strickland. And Mark Hamill of Star Wars fame endorsed P.G. Sittenfeld.