Poetry reviewer Tess Taylor shares three collections she says speak to different slices of American life in a way that reminds her of Walt Whitman.
Host Ari Shapiro talks with Patricia Freeman, a passenger on the Amtrak train that derailed today in Washington state, about what it was like to be on the train as it crashed.
Singer Keely Smith died on Saturday after a long bout of ill health. She was best known for her work with band leader Louis Prima in the 50s and 60s, and for their hit, “That Old Black Magic.”
South Africa’s ruling African National Union on Monday chose a Cyril Ramaphosa to succeed President Jacob Zuma, who has been dogged with accusations of corruption and misrule.
Federal judge Alex Kozinski retired Monday amid multiple accusations of sexual harassment. Ray Suarez talks to Emily Murphy, a former law clerk for the 9th Circuit, about her experience with Kozinski.
The Department of Homeland Security has “harmed Kaspersky Lab’s reputation and its commercial operations without any evidence of wrongdoing by the company,” said Eugene Kaspersky.
An ISIS affiliate managed to emerge in Afghanistan despite the U.S. military’s continued presence in the fight against the Taliban. Pakistan also denies the presence of ISIS despite recent attacks.
Gail Halvorsen, 97, flew C-47 cargo planes filled with food during the Berlin Airlift in 1948-49. He is famous for adding candy to the relief supplies for Berlin’s children. For years he has participated in a reenactment of the airlift — and had hoped to do so again this year, for the final time.
Drummer Brian Blade plays in legendary saxophonist Wayne Shorter’s current quartet. But for the past two decades, he has also led his own project, the Brian Blade Fellowship. Music reviewer Tom Moon says his latest album Body and Shadow lures the listener with a lyrical, singable melody.
President Trump outlines his national security priorities on paper, as is required by Congress. The document, known as a national security strategy, identifies challenges the U.S. faces overseas.