Jul 24, 2014 — Sen. John Walsh, The New York Times reported, plagiarized at least a quarter of his War College thesis. Walsh was appointed to the Senate in February.
Jul 24, 2014 — Fouad Massoum, who has a long history in Iraqi politics, took the oath of office vowing to protect the constitution and the unity of the country.
Jul 24, 2014 — Also: More bodies from the downed Malaysian jet will go to the Netherlands today; a Sudanese woman convicted of apostasy arrives in Italy; and a U.S. teen pilot flying around the world is killed.
Jul 24, 2014 — The video for the teenage duo Maddie & Tae's first single, "Girl In A Country Song," cheerfully turns the tables on the cartoonish macho tendencies of so much recent country music.
Jul 24, 2014 — This age of bold (or pragmatic) entrepreneurialism calls for a bag that bellows adventure. Before you dust off your grade-school book bag, consider these designer options.
Jul 24, 2014 — Also: President Obama will give the 2013 National Medal of Arts and National Humanities Medal to 21 artists, writers, academics and journalists; Katie Crouch on Sylvia Plath.
Jul 24, 2014 — Accomplished musician, producer and Latin music expert Rachel Faro joins us as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Fania Records.
Jul 24, 2014 — Alt-country singer Nikki Lane makes her World Cafe debut with four songs and an interview about her roots in both music and fashion.
Jul 24, 2014 — Swimming pool drowning rates among school-aged black children are more than 5 times higher than they are among white kids the same age.
Jul 24, 2014 — With festival season underway, NPR Music's weekly advice column examines a vexing etiquette issue. At outdoor festivals, is it okay to hold your place near the stage by merely plunking down a towel?