Aug 27, 2014 — Peter Theo Curtis was freed by a militant group shortly after another group, the Islamic State, beheaded the American journalist James Foley.
Aug 27, 2014 — From the pubs and clubs of home to international festival stages, some great live performances electrify this hour of music.
Aug 27, 2014 — What is the typical American workday? We take a look at how working hours change according to job type.
Aug 27, 2014 — Water is scarce in India, which is a good reason not to do the Ice Bucket Challenge. A journalist came up with another option — give a bucket of rice to a hungry person. Her version is going viral.
Aug 27, 2014 — Take a moment to reflect on some big and beautiful ideas.
Aug 27, 2014 — The report paints a grim picture of a country besieged by a ruthless civil war. All sides are indiscriminately killing and torturing civilians.
Aug 27, 2014 — Glen Weldon and Linda Holmes take a few minutes to check in on the state of the Bravo-to-Lifetime reality show that dares to ask: Is it shiny enough for Heidi?
Aug 27, 2014 — Join NPR Music for a live video webcast with alt-J. The British trio will perform songs from its strange and beautiful new album, This Is All Yours, live from New York City on Sept. 2 at 9 p.m. ET.
Aug 27, 2014 — The company said the shirt's design was meant to look like a sheriff's star from classic Western films. But after popular uproar, Zara decided to pull it from shelves.
Aug 27, 2014 — Standing on a balcony in her hometown of New Orleans, the singer stops an unsuspecting crowd, and all the hustle and bustle of the French Quarter, dead in its tracks.