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September 2, 2014 | NPR · At a Labor Day picnic in Milwaukee, the president accused the GOP of blocking economic initiatives. He urged the sympathetic union audience to turn their frustration into political action in November.
 
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September 2, 2014 | NPR · The city's plan to restructure its debt has been praised as a creative way to protect both pensioners and its art museum. But some creditors — and residents — feel like they're being railroaded.
 
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September 2, 2014 | NPR · A company called WTAS is reviving the defunct accounting firm's name and hoping clients have forgotten its associations with the Enron scandal.
 

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September 1, 2014 | NPR · Ebola has exposed weaknesses in Africa's health networks and a failure to work together to arrest the spread of the virus. The "not our problem" response is taking an economic toll on the continent.
 
September 1, 2014 | NPR · Nearly 260 health workers in West Africa have been infected, and 134 have died. Dr. Robert Garry of Tulane University, who worked with five who died, discusses the devastation in the community.
 
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September 1, 2014 | NPR · Ads with candidates shooting guns are proliferating this year. It can all be traced back to Sen. Joe Manchin's famed 2010 spot "Dead Aim."
 

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August 30, 2014 | NPR · Ukrainian forces are defending the port city of Novoazovsk from what they say is a Russian invasion. Scott Simon talks to correspondent Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson.
 

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August 31, 2014 | NPR · Immigration remains one of the most challenging issues for President Obama. Political correspondent Mara Liasson discusses the political cost of the choices before him with Linda Wertheimer.
 

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Jennifer Weiner

Jun 16, 2014 — Also: Ugandan writer Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi has won the Commonwealth Short Story Prize; notable books coming out this week.
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May 19, 2014 — Also: Jennifer Weiner on blurb inflation; the best books coming out this week.
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Jan 16, 2014 — Also: Dostoevsky's intricate pen-and-ink doodles; Jelani Cobb on the complex legacy of Amiri Baraka; romance writer Sylvia Day gets an eight-figure advance for two novels.
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Jan 7, 2014 — Also: Zola Books has bought Bookish; Gary Shteyngart goes on a walking tour of Queens, N.Y., for The Wall Street Journal; Costa Book Awards are announced.
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Sep 11, 2013 — Also: Jennifer Weiner (kind of) apologizes to The New York Times; Edwidge Danticat on the Haitian earthquake.
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