Water Logged: Firm Reclaims Timber Lost To Maine's Frigid Rivers Before the nation had highways, loggers moved timber by floating it down rivers. But not all logs made it downstream to saw mills. In Maine, one company is giving the underwater timber new life.
Week Of Damage Control For Jeb Bush And Hillary Clinton It's been a tough political week for Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton on issues of Iraq and Clinton Foundation funding. Political editor Ron Elving talks with NPR's Scott Simon about the implications.
Senior ISIS Commander In Syria Killed By U.S. Troops At President Obama's direction, U.S. forces based out of Iraq conducted a raid in eastern Syria. NPR's Scott Simon talks with correspondent Tom Bowman about the operation.
Basketball Playoffs And Preakness: The Week In Sports The field is narrowing in both the NBA and NHL playoffs, and it's time for the Preakness Stakes. Sports correspondent Tom Goldman joins NPR's Scott Simon to talk about the week in sports.
Pressed For Time? Try Hiring A Body Double A Mexican politician is trying to find a body double to attend ceremonial events in his stead. NPR's Scott Simon wonders if it might be a useful gimmick for American politicians, too.
In 'Rhythm,' Bhi Bhiman's Music Isn't Limited By National Borders Bhi Bhiman had an all-American childhood, but his songs have an international character. He talks with NPR's Scott Simon about his childhood, his politics and his new album, <em>Rhythm & Reason.</em>
Amy Poehler On Vinyl Designed To Catch Eyes Along With Ears Harper Collins Audio is releasing a vinyl edition of Amy Poehler's book, <em>Yes Please.</em> The publisher thinks the combination of old media plus the popular Poehler will attract a young audience.
Tensions In South China Sea Loom Over Kerry Visit Secretary of State John Kerry underscored U.S. concerns over China's claim to ownership of disputed islands in the South China Sea, an issue that has strained relations in the region.
Boston Pops Gives The Audience What It Wants NPR's Scott Simon talks to Boston Pops conductor Keith Lockhart about the <em>By Popular Demand</em> program, in which the audience helps pick the music the Pops plays.