Aug 16, 2014 — Both Ukraine and Russia say they're trying to send supplies to residents in eastern Ukraine. But with tensions on both sides running high, that aid may take a while to arrive.
Aug 16, 2014 — There's a new Major League Baseball commissioner, and a new star Little League pitcher. NPR's Scott Simon talks to sports correspondent Tom Goldman about the latest from the world of sports.
Aug 16, 2014 — Michael Brown, a teen shot to death by a police officer last week, is to be buried on Saturday. NPR's Cheryl Corley is in Ferguson, Mo., where the shooting occurred and days of unrest followed.
Aug 16, 2014 — How can screenwriters make sure the science and medical details of their shows are true to life? NPR's Scott Simon talks with Kate Langrall Folb of Hollywood, Health & Society, who helps them out.
Aug 16, 2014 — Three great sports writers join NPR's Scott Simon to discuss the new anthology, Football: Great Writing About the National Sport. We hear from John Schulian, Jeanne Marie Laskas, and Frank DeFord.
Aug 16, 2014 — For one day this summer, scientists from around the globe decided to find out what's in our oceans' water. We go to the coast of Savannah, Ga., to find out what exactly they were looking for.
Aug 16, 2014 — A grand jury in Austin has indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry on charges that he misused his veto power. Scott Simon talks with NPR's Wade Goodwyn.
Aug 16, 2014 — Colorlines Editor-at-Large Kai Wright and NPR's Scott Simon reflect on the reaction to Michael's Brown's fatal shooting in Ferguson, Mo.
Aug 16, 2014 — Architect Caroline Rose decided to chuck her career to travel around the country in a van and make rockabilly music. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Caroline Rose about her new album, I Will Not be Afraid.
Aug 16, 2014 — The new novel Small Blessings follows the intertwined lives of academics and their family members in a small Southern college town. NPR's Scott Simon talks with author Martha Woodroof.