All Tapped Out In A Tiny California Town The years-long drought in California has taken a severe toll on the rural, mainly African-American community of Fairmead, where water drawn for agriculture has left wells dry.
Actor Alicia Witt Turns Musician With 'Revisionary History' In lean years she played piano in the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. Otherwise she's acted in roles for <em>Justified</em> and <em>Mr. Holland's Opus.</em> NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Alicia Witt about her debut album.
A Boxing Match And A Derby: The Week In Sports NPR's Scott Simon and NPR's Tom Goldman chat about tonight's boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao; the Kentucky Derby; and the NBA match-up between the Clippers and Spurs.
Councilwoman: Police Can Get A Fair Trial In Baltimore Baltimore City Councilwoman Helen Holton tells NPR's Scott Simon she's celebrating the indictment of six police officers in the death of Freddie Gray.
'Outsider Baseball': Tells Tales Of Obscure Baseball Characters Gary Cieradkowski's new book is an illustrated compendium of baseball's forgotten characters. He talks to NPR's Scott Simon about <em>The League of Outsider Baseball.</em>
Above The Fray: Mafate Offers A Roadless, Island Isolation On La Réunion, a remote Indian Ocean island, one community lives in a collapsed volcanic crater, reachable only by foot or helicopter. We bring you an audio postcard.
Conditions Slowly Improve After Nepal Quake Power is on in most areas of Kathmandu and the Internet is working, but tens of thousands are homeless. NPR's Scott Simon talks with correspondent Russell Lewis in Nepal about earthquake recovery.
Author: Clinton Foundation Disclosures 'Sloppy At The Very Least' NPR's Scott Simon talks with Joshua Green of Bloomberg News about the Clinton Foundation and its apparent lack of transparency over donors.
Demonstrators Jubilant After Baltimore Police Charges Protests turned to celebrations in Baltimore after a prosecutor announced charges against six police officers for the death of Freddie Gray. The police union is crying foul.