Aug 23, 2014 — A veteran of Little Joy and Los Hermanos, Amarante makes warm, tender music as a solo artist. Here, he strips songs from Cavalo down to their essence using just his voice and a guitar from the '30s.
Aug 23, 2014 — NPR's Tom Goldman previews the Little League World Series final games, and looks forward to the college football season.
Aug 23, 2014 — In the wake of the protests in Ferguson, law enforcement officials around the country are asking: "How can we lay the groundwork for peaceful collaborations between police and citizens?"
Aug 23, 2014 — As children begin to return to school, we reached out to ask administrators and teachers, "How do you teach Ferguson?"
Aug 23, 2014 — Journalist James Foley was killed this week by the Islamic State. Will airstrikes be enough to hold back the militants? CNN's Peter Bergen talks with NPR's Scott Simon.
Aug 23, 2014 — Esquire Magazine Editor A.J. Jacobs is known for reading the entire Encyclopedia Britannica in order to become the world's smartest person. Now he attempts to prove he is related to everyone.
Aug 23, 2014 — Researchers say they've produced octopus-inspired materials that can sense color and change accordingly. NPR's Scott Simon talks to John Rogers, professor of engineering at the University of Illinois.
Aug 23, 2014 — Nearly 1,500 people have died in West Africa's Ebola epidemic. Meanwhile, more nations in the region are closing their borders. NPR's Scott Simon speaks to correspondent Ofeibea Quist-Arcton.
Aug 23, 2014 — James Foley's murder by the Islamic State raises questions about the risks journalists take to report from conflict zones. NPR's Scott Simon remembers the mixed motives and rewards of the job.
Aug 23, 2014 — Biologists have discovered what may be the largest unexplored ecosystem on earth, and it's all hidden under the Antarctic ice sheet. NPR's Scott Simon talks to the lead scientist, Brent Christner.