Accidents and Disasters
Mar 16, 2014 — One of the most talked-about names in jazz, the 32-year-old trumpeter is more auteur than star. In an extended interview, he explains why it's crucial to let his collaborators think for themselves.
Mar 16, 2014 — Observant Sikhs need to get an exemption in order to keep maintain long hair and beards. One service member who is Sikh says the application process has a chilling effect on those who want to serve.
Mar 16, 2014 — Fred Phelps is in hospice care and has been excommunicated from the church he founded in Topeka, his son Nathan wrote in a statement he posted to Facebook Saturday night.
Mar 16, 2014 — Inspired by the missing Malaysia Airlines flight, author Jonathan Evison recommends the novel Songs for the Missing, by Stewart O'Nan, as a book with something to say about mysterious disappearances.
Mar 16, 2014 — The new dating site CalledTogether.us is seeking to fill a void in the online dating world by helping missionaries find a match for their lives of ministry overseas.
Mar 16, 2014 — More than two dozen people have been killed in weeks of unrest in Venezuela. The protests are being fueled by Venezuela's record-setting high crime, high inflation and shortages of basics. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with reporter Lourdes Garcia-Navarro in Valencia.
Mar 16, 2014 — Crimea is voting Sunday on a referendum that could lead to a separation from Ukraine, but those opposed to the move have no choice but to abstain. Correspondent Gregory Warner talks with NPR's Arun Rath from Simferopol.
Mar 16, 2014 — How reliably can we find the fakes? A new study says the more forgeries people come across, the better they are at spotting them. But there are multiple traps that can cloud screeners' judgment.
Mar 16, 2014 — From spanking children to denying service to gay couples, legislation in Kansas has been stirring up controversy. Some lawmakers argue their colleagues are drifting from the important issues.
Mar 16, 2014 — The fourth film from writer Hanif Kureishi and director Roger Michell follows a married couple who vacillate between love and war. Kureishi says that tension resembles his relationship with Michell.