Apr 18, 2014 — Clam-digging satisfies that primeval urge to go out into nature and find free food. And inveterate Washington state clam-diggers admit they compete to get their daily limit of fifteen clams.
Apr 18, 2014 — A police sweep after Friday prayers is the latest in a weeks-long crackdown against terrorism. The operations have pulled in thousands of refugees, immigrants and Kenyan citizens of Somali descent.
Apr 18, 2014 — Even as technology and social media transform politics, some traditions still live on — like the annual Shad Planking festival in Wakefield. It's a must-attend event on Virginia's political calendar.
Apr 18, 2014 — Pianist and composer Irving Fields was born in Brooklyn in 1915. After hearing Latin music in Cuba, he became one of the foremost interpreters of American-style Rumba. He's still performing today.
Apr 18, 2014 — As an entertainer, Bill Cosby included Latin music and many Latino actors. Host Maria Hinojosa and producer Daisy Rosario talk about what seeing Latinos represented in Cosby's work has meant to them.
Apr 18, 2014 — We call the music salsa, but is that really the right name? We talk to our guests about salsa as a marketing term, whether or not it's a rhythm, and what we really mean when we say salsa.
Apr 18, 2014 — Tito Puente was The King of Salsa. His contributions to the genre cannot be overstated. We reflect on Puente with NPR's Felix Contreras, music historian Joe Conzo Sr, and pianist Rebecca Mauleon.
Apr 18, 2014 — You can't talk to Bill Cosby without hearing a funny story. Cosby tells host Maria Hinojosa about rethinking one of his childhood favorites after a conversation with the late Jonathan Winters.
Apr 18, 2014 — Bill Cosby is known for his love of jazz, but salsa has also played a big part in his life. Host Maria Hinojosa talks to Cosby about his time on stage with Latin music legends.
Apr 18, 2014 — Katherine Boo's Behind the Beautiful Forevers looks at everyday life in a Mumbai slum. It appears at No. 1.