On Sunday, a legendary voice in baseball will be retiring. And when he does, Vin Scully, who has done the play-by-play for Dodgers games for 67 years, will leave behind several generations of fans.
In a piece on his latest album, the Pulitzer-winning composer uses a code of musical notes to spell out the name of his wife, Natasha. Another composition is inspired by her remarkable resilience.
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Jim Lewis, senior vice president and program director at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, about holding countries accountable for weapons transfers.
On the day after former Israeli President Shimon Peres' death, the country has been somber in remembrance. Leaders and mourners marked the passing of one of Israel's last remaining founders.
NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Richard Bove, a longtime banking analyst and vice president of equity research at Rafferty Capital Markets, about Wells Fargo's recent sales scandal.
The Senate voted Wednesday to override President Obama's veto of a bill that allows the victims of Sept. 11 to sue Saudi Arabia for any role it may have played in the terror attacks. This is the first time Congress has successfully acted to overrule the president's veto.
The Syrian regime and Russian forces have been bombarding the city of Aleppo, often hitting civilian targets in the process. An attack on a bread line is among the latest.
There is a fairly cheap and easy way to clean up voting rolls — about 1 in 8 of which in the U.S. is inaccurate. But, as Renata Sago of member station WMFE reports, Florida has refused to join, citing legal concerns about sharing voter data with other states.
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Brian Walsh, a GOP strategist, about the party's presidential candidate, Donald Trump. He says his father's company was "stiffed" by Trump in the 1980s.
Cuba's economy is in dire straits, and its officials are bracing for further difficulties to come. Cuba's called for substantial cuts, and officials are warning of even more belt-tightening measures.
FBI Director James Comey faced hours of questioning Thursday from the House Judiciary Committee over his agency's investigation into Hillary Clinton's private email server.
Sample some recent releases from favorite artists and rising names. This week's show includes Celtic Fiddle Festival, The Bills and Iona Fyfe Band.
An endangered whale was found dead over the weekend, entangled in derelict fishing gear. Such incidents have been on the rise in recent years. A new California law aims to combat the problem.
NPR is asking audiences to share something that they want their leaders in Washington to know about why this election matters to them.
Washington Post reporter David Fahrenthold says the Trump Foundation doesn't operate like a typical charity: "[Trump] doesn't seem to have understood that a charity isn't set up to benefit you."
Robert Kanigel's new biography recounts the life of Jacobs, a Greenwich Village public intellectual who championed street life and community. Critic Maureen Corrigan calls it a powerful work.
World leaders at the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species agreed to ban all commercial trade in pangolins, a small and endangered mammal that also resembles an aardvark.
The new video is breathlessly beautiful, brooding and unsettling.
Police said the man refused to obey orders to take his hands out of his pockets and when he did, police said he was holding something and assumed a "shooting stance."
A cartoon frog became popular, then a pariah. Now the Anti-Defamation League has identified it as a hate symbol. We take a short look at the amphibious, ambiguous meme.