Who was Rimsky-Korsakov and why would this 19th century Russian composer write a piece based on stories written in Arabic 300 years before his time? Conductor JoAnn Falletta explains all!listen here
In public schools around the country, there's a growing backlash against high-stakes testing. Parents in Greater Houston are also joining that movement.read more
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NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Kunda Dixit, a Nepali Times editor, about today's deadly quake. It caused an Everest avalanche and destroyed ancient monuments in and around the capital, Kathmandu.
People gathered in the city's streets in support of Freddie Gray, who died after sustaining a fatal spinal cord injury during or after his arrest. Later, protests took a violent turn at Camden Yards.
At least three members of the trafficking ring — two Australians seen as ringleaders and a Filipina maid who acted as a "mule" — have been informed that their execution by firing squad is imminent.
Early reports are that at least eight climbers and/or Sherpas have been killed at Everest Base Camp. Others are trapped higher up on the world's tallest peak.