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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Tom and Ray (Click and Clack) help callers figure out what's wrong with their cars, and make a few terrible jokes along the way.
Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! is NPR's weekly hour-long quiz program. Each week on the radio you can test your knowledge against some of th...
An antiques-appraisal series that turned out to be a ratings gem in PBS's attic. The simple format has `Roadshow' traveling around the U...
Martha Stewart offers baking pointers for beginners and experts alike in this cooking series.
An animated series for preschoolers about five spaceship cadets at the Stardust Space Academy. The pals learn about the solar system whil...
A look at animals in their natural habitats also explores key scientific concepts that the animals' actions and behaviors exemplify.
The recall covers the Brenham, Texas-based company’s entire product line of ice cream, frozen yogurt, sherbet, and frozen snacks, distrib...
The notion of receiving nutrition advice from artificial intelligence on your wrist may seem like science fiction. But health developers are betting this kind of behavior will become the norm.
The cause of Wall Street's flash crash has been debated ever since it happened. Officials arrested a lone trader working in his parents' London home, but some question whether he was really to blame.
The powerful temblor hit north of the capital Kathmandu, toppling buildings in the capital. Dozens were also killed people in neighboring India, China and Bangladesh.
The first rounds of NBA and NHL playoffs are in full swing. NPR's Scott Simon gets an update from ESPN.com's Howard Bryant.
NPR's Scott Simon takes a walk through the neighborhoods of West Baltimore to talk with residents in the wake of Freddie Gray's death in police custody.