In Syria, Chlorine Attacks Continue To Take A Toll Activists say the Syrian regime continues to attack its people with chlorine gas — with little reaction from an international community once focused on preventing Syria's use of chemical weapons.
From Canes To Closures, Designing With Style For People With Disabilities Almost 60 million Americans have a permanent disability, but the fashion industry hasn't tapped into that market. Activists and designers are trying to change that, a signature and a stitch at a time.
Size Matters: The Vocabularies Of Pop Musicians A new study looks at the lyrics of the 93 bestselling music artists in recording history. Turns out rappers tend to have a wider vocabulary than others. Famous wordsmith Bob Dylan came in fifth.
Iconic Literary Road Trips, Mapped In Time For Summer The website Atlas Obscura has mapped out a dozen famous road trips in American literature, from Mark Twain's stagecoach journey to F. Scott Fitzgerald's drive from Connecticut to Montgomery, Ala.
Tell Us About Your Summer Love Have you ever had a summer love? We want to hear the details. Who was the lucky guy or gal? Where did you meet? Did it last? NPR's Scott Simon invites listeners to share their stories.
Finding The Humor In Desparation In 'Samba' In the new movie, <em>Samba,</em> Omar Sy plays a Senegalese immigrant living illegally in France. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Sy about his own background and his transition from comedy to drama.
The Week In Politics: Clinton's Emails, Trump's Dominance Sixteen Republicans are running for president, but just one is getting attention. Meanwhile, Hillary Clinton's emails are back in the spotlight. NPR's Scott Simon talks to politics editor Ron Elving.
5 Airlines Investigated For Post-Derailment Price-Gouging The Transportation Department is examining airline ticket prices before and after the Philadelphia Amtrak derailment in May. NPR's Scott Simon talks to the AP's Scott Mayerowitz.