Jun 19, 2013 — Actor James Gandolfini, 51, has reportedly died. Variety magazine reports that he suffered a "sudden stroke." The cause of death is not yet known with certainty, but HBO says the actor may have suffered a heart attack.
Jun 19, 2013 — All grown-up child star Mara Wilson sat down with Talk of the Nation Host Neal Conan to talk about the pressures of child stardom and her new passion, playwriting. Before she left, she showed us a little love.
Jun 19, 2013 — For years, governors were considered the most pragmatic figures in politics. Now, they're using their states to run ideological experiments.
Jun 19, 2013 — Microsoft has changed policies regarding Internet connection and used game capabilities for its upcoming Xbox One gaming console. The company says it is responding to feedback from consumers.
Jun 19, 2013 — Officials say the suspects did not acquire a radiation source for a weapon, but they finished building a remote control that was meant to operate it.
Jun 19, 2013 — Former University of Southern California professor Walter Lee Williams was caught at a Mexican beach town, a day after being placed on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list on charges of sexual exploitation of children.
Jun 19, 2013 — A 7-foot tall statue of famed abolitionist Frederick Douglass is more than just a tribute to the man. It's a larger-than-life reminder of the fight over voting rights and statehood for Washington, D.C.
Jun 19, 2013 — In this edition of the NPR Podcast Guide, we're on a mission to help you learn something. Well, not just something, but how to do everything. Here's the download on How To Do Everything, a podcast from the producers of Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!.
Jun 19, 2013 — After initial reports that an asylum-seeker would have to be in Iceland for their application to be considered, the AP says Edward Snowden is in "informal talks" with Iceland about applying for asylum.
Jun 19, 2013 — Some people exposed to tainted steroid injections in last year's meningitis outbreak had slow-moving spinal infections that escaped detection until they had MRI scans. Many of the people didn't have symptoms, or thought the pain was due to their longstanding back problems.