May 22, 2013 | NPR · Search and rescue teams continue digging through the rubble of demolished buildings in Moore, Okla., after Monday's devastating tornado that ripped through the Oklahoma City suburbs. Officials there say there are still some people unaccounted for — exactly how many isn't clear.
May 22, 2013 | NPR · Both the House and Senate are considering farm bills that would cut spending on food stamps, one of the most expensive government programs. But people disagree on how much the changes would affect recipients.
May 22, 2013 | NPR · Some single baby boomers are moving into group houses, a college-era solution to their modern needs. Housemates share costs, socialize, and cheer each other on through life's thick and thin.
May 22, 2013 | NPR · A new documentary about writer George Plimpton uses its subject's own voice to tell the story of his career as a path-breaking "participatory journalist" and longtime editor of the Paris Review. The film also uses the voices of Plimpton's friends and colleagues to defend him against the charge of dilettantism that dogged him throughout his career. NPR's Joel Rose reports.
May 19, 2013 | NPR · Controversies dominated this past week's political headlines, leaving the Obama White House on the defensive, trying to contain any lasting damage. Host Rachel Martin talks with NPR's Mara Liasson.
Feb 2, 2012 — Unlike the Great Depression, our current recession hasn't yet produced much memorable literature, but book critic Maureen Corrigan says that situation, like the economy, seems to be changing.