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August 28, 2014 | NPR · For the first time, researchers have tracked the spread of Ebola, almost in real time, during an outbreak. The virus is quickly changing its genetic code. But it's unclear what the mutations mean.
 
August 29, 2014 | NPR · French President Francois Hollande is under pressure to fix the country's economy, which is overburdened by regulation and failing a generation of young people. He's also facing calls for austerity.
 
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August 29, 2014 | NPR · Congressman and former Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan discusses his new book, The Way Forward: Renewing the American Idea.
 

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August 28, 2014 | NPR · The pay is generous — $1,000 a month. The risks are enormous. They collect the body of an Ebola victim, avoiding any contact that could infect them. They wear safety garb. And they pray.
 
August 28, 2014 | NPR · The Syrian civil war has flared up in the south of the country, near the Israeli border. A group of Islamist fighters have now captured a border crossing between Syria and Israel on the Golan Heights.
 
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August 28, 2014 | NPR · The protests following Michael Brown's death have rekindled long-standing complaints about racist policing in the St. Louis area. Cops there are now becoming more outspoken in their own defense.
 

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August 23, 2014 | NPR · Nearly 1,500 people have died in the Ebola outbreak, and more nations in the region are closing their borders. NPR's Scott Simon speaks to Africa correspondent Ofeibea Quist-Arcton about the epidemic.
 

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August 24, 2014 | NPR · In the wake of violent clashes between protesters and police in Ferguson, Mo., President Obama is ordering a review of the federal programs that help local police departments purchase military gear.
 

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Pop Culture Happy Hour

Aug 29, 2014 — An explosion of wonderful special guests, kicked off by Ophira Eisenberg and Jonathan Coulton of NPR's Ask Me Another, highlights the second half of the PCHH live show from Brooklyn.
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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?
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Aug 25, 2014 — The Emmy Awards are always good to past winners, but Monday's round of victories were about as conservative as it gets. Surprising, given the warm sendoff to a show about a drug dealer.
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Aug 25, 2014 — On this Small Batch Edition of Pop Culture Happy Hour, Stephen Thompson and Linda Holmes chat about the MTV Video Music Awards, which culminated in some epic Beyonce.
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Aug 15, 2014 — On this week's show, we dive into the tricky land of MPAA film ratings and consider the weather and disaster movies we have known and tried not to know.
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Aug 12, 2014 — In a short edition of Pop Culture Happy Hour, we pause to remember the very funny, very weird, very musical work of Robin Williams.
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Aug 8, 2014 — On this week's show, we talk about the runaway success of Marvel's Guardians Of The Galaxy and tentatively poke around the matter of the "so bad it's good" film, including — yes — storms of sharks.
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Aug 1, 2014 — Our live show from Comic-Con features a lively chat about fandoms and inclusivity, a blisteringly difficult quiz, and as always, what's making us happy this week.
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Jul 25, 2014 — With special guest Barrie Hardymon, the gang discusses the way the middle of the country is portrayed in pop culture. Plus, works in which a single piece is out of place and What's Making Us Happy.
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Jul 18, 2014 — It's the second hour of PCHH's June 24 live show, complete with panelist-on-panelist quiz smackdowns, audience questions, and a special announcement for listeners in New York City.
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