Kevin Kruse's book looks at how industrialists in the '30s and '40s recruited clergy to preach free enterprise. And under the Eisenhower administration, Christianity and capitalism moved center stage.
John Hinckley Jr. tried to kill President Reagan on March 30, 1981. Reporter Judy Woodruff, then with NBC News, was there.
Constant churn costs billions. Professor Richard Ingersoll says schools can fix this without spending a dime.
Does the imbalance start at conception or are there factors during pregnancy that favor the birth of slightly more males than females? Researchers find clues that point to factors in the womb.
Delving into exploratory jams, the band plays songs from its new album live in West Virginia.
The darling of the left again denied any interest in running for president in an interview with WBUR's Here & Now. But her politics — and followers — will have an influence on Hillary Clinton.
Performed softly in the light of day, the duo's year-old material feels fresh and lovable when performed outside of a dark, loud club setting.
Grocers are losing customers to smaller markets, convenience stores and online shopping. The competition is forcing chains to innovate with in-store restaurants, delivery service and more.
Two physicists keen to detect a a very rare, high energy particle think you and I can help. The researchers are working on an app that would allow any smartphone to detect rare particles from space.
The prosecution ended on an emotional note: detailing all of the physical damage one of the bombs inflicted on 8-year-old Martin Richard.
Both officials — one with the Secret Service and the other with the Drug Enforcement Administration — were on a task force investigating the Silk Road online marketplace.
As labor shortages on American farms increases, farm owners are looking more and more towards robotic solutions.
Once a back up singer to the Rolling Stones and Tina Turner, Lisa Fischer is now back on the road as the star.
"I think an immigrant story can be a very large story, and that this one is very large," Tim Johnson, who directed the animated film, told Latino Voices.
From a rebooted Romanian band to a simmering cauldron of pan-Atlantic sounds, hear five don't-miss tracks from around the globe.
Monday's decision reversed a 2012 ruling that had acquitted the former prime minister. He was convicted last year on separate corruption charges.
KCRW's Jason Bentley spins the latest tracks from Cut Snake, Purity Ring, Rob Garza and more.
Dr. Dan Swangard doesn't know if he would take lethal medications to hasten death. But as someone with metastatic cancer, he wants to have that choice. He's part of a suit to change California law.
Hear and download two songs from a Malian band that modernizes traditional music.
A fox slinked past the door of the famous London residence on Monday. A cat and a dog also appeared. Photographers captured the scene as they awaited the prime minister's news conference.